Become part of our Landermeads family

We are looking for people who care from the heart – if you want to make a difference and feel that you have something to offer to our emotionally led support then we would love to hear from you. We value any experience and qualifications but we would also like to hear from you if you have no experience but this website or what you have seen has sparked an interest.

If you are interested in being part of our team, get in touch

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Be proud to be part of something great

We are a nursing home with a passion for emotionally led support. That means our priority is to ensure that the people who live with do so supported by a team of staff that understands that their emotional well being is central. That means we spend time laughing, listening, dancing, being creative, singing and enjoying life as well offering the physical help that is needed.

Why be a Care/Support Worker within the Landermeads Family?
  • To make a difference
  • To be part of a ‘family’ in which staff and family members (residents) live and work together
  • To work in an environment in which there are no ‘them and us’ barriers – we don’t wear uniform and we live alongside our family as equals
  • To receive full training in emotionally led support
  • To enjoy what you do and be part of something special

What We Need from You as a Care/Support Worker:

  • To wear your heart on your sleeve
  • To be able to understand our own vulnerability and use this to support others
  • To understand the importance of meaningful occupation and receive training on how to make this happen
  • To assist family members with all aspects of life

We currently aren’t recruiting, please keep checking back regularly

What a visiting professional has to say...

"The staff were instantly able to put her at ease and had a lovely rapport with her ensuring that she felt safe and comfortable throughout."

Visiting Professional

What relatives say about us ...

My relative is supported to make their own choices without a doubt. When they can't make an informed choice, we are fully involved. I trust them implicitly."


What our family and friends say about us...

"I couldn't honestly meet any better people - they treat me like an equal. There is not a thing I would change about living here."

Family Member

Our family members help to train us ...

"I have delivered staff training which explains my journey. This involvement makes me feel valued and I have a part in making a difference""

Family Member delivering training

What visitors say ...

"People living in Goodman House are supported to live their own way. Without doubt this is a place full of love, life and laughter and is truly family."

Peter Bewert, Meaningful Care Matters

What relatives say about us ..

"They are very safe, we can't fault anything. Our relative knows they can speak with any of the staff if they don't feel safe; they are remarkable."


What Relatives say...

“...What we witnessed was the staff and residents (lovingly and movingly always referred to as "family") in a real home, the very core of which is based on LOVE. The family laugh together, cry together, share, care and love one another.”

The Meads, Relative

Our Office Team

A note from us...

Megan Joynes, Payroll and Admin Assistant  – / 0115 9683888

I joined the Landermeads team over a year ago now. I have 18 years’ experience working in reception and administration roles. At Landermeads I manage recruitment, the new starter process and administration. I value the support i receive in my role and I especially enjoy the contact with family members.


Maggie Lodge, Payroll Manager – / 0115 9683888

I have worked at Landermeads for 10 years now. I have over 30 years’ experience in both payroll and personnel in other sectors prior to joining Landermeads. My role is to manage and oversee the payroll department, ensuring pay is processed correctly and on-time. I’m also here to support staff with all matters relating to their contracts. I enjoy the everyday challenges that payroll queries bring. I love my work and the people I work with.


Lisa Haywood, Office Manager – / 0115 9683888

I have worked in admin for over 27 years starting out on an apprenticeship scheme completing RQF’s in Administration, Customer Service and IT.  I first started working for Landermeads back in 2005 supporting the younger adults in Catherine Tam House. I left for a few years to start a family and soon came back to Landermeads being here for 13 years now. I started supporting family living in Lander and Stoppard House where I also studied for my RQF Level 2 in Health and Social Care.  For the past 9 years I have taken on the role of Office Manager. My role includes overseeing the IT systems/software support, GDPR and staff training. My Mamma and mother-in-law have both been part of the Landermeads family and lived with a dementia so I know how important the ethos of support is and have seen how it makes a difference. I love what I do as I get to spend time with some of the special family that live at Landermeads as well as work with a committed and passionate staff team.


Megan Joynes

Recruitment/Admin Assistant

Maggie Lodge

Payroll Manager

Lisa Haywood

Office Manager

Why choose a career in social care?

  • We offer career progression.
  • You can complete the Care Certificate
  • We have a dedicated RQF programme with support for you to work through the levels
  • We support staff  each year to become Nursing Associates
  • Our Nursing Associates can progress to a full nursing degree
  • Our Nurses have access to further academic qualifications
  • All staff receive a full training programme throughout the year

But most of all …. it’s a wonderful and rewarding way to work. When you go home you will have made a difference to someone’s life.

Get in touch to enquire about a career with us

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Newsletter - May 2024

May 2024 - Newsletter PLEASE NOTE THERE HAS BEEN A CHANGE OF DATE TO 'PRIDE DAY', THIS IS NOW WEDNESDAY 12TH JUNE. You can contact a member of staff within your house to find out more. We will also circulate a more detailed poster closer to the time

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Please Listen

Please Listen was produced a couple of years ago with a mix of both staff and family members here at Landermeads

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Nursing in Social Care

This film, funded by Health Education England, was made at Landermeads and Wren Hall and is used nationally to promote a nursing career in Social Care

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Contact us to arrange a viewing or find out more.


We are all vulnerable at times

Coming to live in one of our houses or supported living can mean leaving behind the things which have made us secure.

We believe that quality of life comes from understanding our shared vulnerability and working together as a family in which we celebrate who you are.

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