BackBack to menu

Forgotten password

Enter your email address. We'll send you a link to reset your password

Niche Jobs Ltd Privacy Policy is a job advertising website run by Niche Jobs Ltd. Niche Jobs Ltd is not an employment agency and does not undertake such activities as would be consistent with acting as an agency.

This privacy policy applies only to this website. If you do not accept this privacy policy, you must not use the website. A user will have been deemed to have accepted our Privacy Policy when they register their details on the site, or set up a job alert emails.

We are committed to ensuring our user's privacy in accordance with the 1998 Data Protection Act, as well as ensuring a safe and secure user experience.

Personal (identifiable) information

When users submit identifiable* information to the website they are given the choice as to whether they wish their details to be visible to companies advertising on the website.

  • By selecting 'Allow companies to contact me about jobs', this means that a user's information, as it is entered on the website, may be viewed by companies who use our CV Search tool or watchdog function. At no point does Niche Jobs Ltd distribute a user's information to third parties beyond what we may be legally obligated to do.
  • By selecting 'I don't wish to be contacted about jobs by companies looking to hire', this means that a user's information will only be visible to a company advertising on the site if a user applies to a job being advertised by that company.

Whilst Niche Jobs Ltd makes every effort to restrict CV access to legitimate companies only, it cannot be held responsible for how CVs are used by third parties once they have been downloaded from our database.

  • Identifiable information is anything that is unique to a user (i.e. email addresses, telephone numbers and CV files).

Niche Jobs Ltd may from time to time send email-shots on behalf of third parties to users. Users can unsubscribe from mailshots using the unsubscribe link in the email or by contacting Niche Jobs Ltd via the Contact Us page on the website.

Non-identifiable information

Niche Jobs Ltd may also collect information (via cookies) about users and how they interact with the site, for purposes of performance measuring and statistics. This information is aggregated, so is not identifiable on an individual user basis.

Users may choose to accept or deny cookies from Niche Jobs Ltd, but users should be aware that if cookies are not permitted it may adversely affect a user’s experience of the site.

Removal of stored information

Niche Jobs Ltd reserves the right to remove user information from the database if that information is deemed obsolete or used in a way that is detrimental to the performance of the website or the reputation of the business as a whole.

A user may remove their details by selecting the 'Remove my account' option from their account menu, or by requesting the removal of their details via the 'Contact Us' link on the website. A confirmation of this removal will be sent to the user by Niche Jobs Ltd.

If you have any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us at:

Niche Jobs Ltd.
30-34 North Street
East Sussex
BN27 1DW
United Kingdom

For Advertisers:

Niche Jobs Ltd makes every effort to ensure that advertiser details are kept safely and securely.

Advertiser details are kept in our secure database and are not distributed to third parties without express permission. Payment details are securely stored in third party systems.

This Privacy Policy is correct as of March 2016.


Share this article

My journey in care - working with people with learning disabilities

My journey in care - working with people with learning disabilities

Nick Hodgson is a Team Leader working with young people with learning disabilities. Here he explains his route into care, and what he loves about the job... "for anyone looking to get into Health and Social Care, you don't necessarily need to have experience, just the right temperament and willingness to learn new things"... continue for more

My wife had been saying to me that I should work in care for ages, but I only really considered it when I realised my seasonal contract I had was ending. Shortly after starting work with young people with learning disabilities, epilepsy and physical disabilities, I loved the job.

The entire process of an interview, induction week and passing probation was the most comprehensive training I have ever had. It started with a formal interview answering set questions, followed by a visit to one of the houses. I distantly remember getting involved straight away with one of the young people on that house, which I later found out was one of the most challenging houses on site. Not phased at all by this and having done well in the interview I was offered a job. References and DBS check complete, I started an induction week. Despite being in a room with windows that wouldn't open and radiators that wouldn't turn off in the middle of summer I managed to not fall asleep and took everything in.

Upon starting the job, I was given supervisions every week for 12 weeks as well as 1 and 3 month appraisals. Supervisions were then once a month and there was also a 6 month appraisal. I had to attend mandatory training within 1 week, 2 weeks, 4 weeks, 6 weeks, 8 weeks and 12 weeks. As well as all of this I had an induction book. All of this meant that my standards rose quite quickly and passing probation and becoming grade 2 was not an issue.

Beyond the requirements needed to pass probation, I had another series of mandatory training courses as well as additional training courses that I wanted to do. The scope for progression was then going up to grade 3, after that was Assistant House Manager. Thanks to having a very thorough induction and the efforts of my managers, I skipped out the grade 3 step and went straight to Assistant House Manager. I got involved in interviewing support workers, providing moving and handling training and finding new ways to further develop myself.

From that point on I always offered new staff the same comprehensive induction that I had been offered. I initially thought that all of these training requirements/induction etc were a bit much, but having been through inductions with other companies, I now know they were all really needed and led not only to me being good at my job, but making other people good at their job. I also came to the realisation that any training I had been given in previous jobs (warehouse work and work as a baggage handler) were not suitable. Health and safety in both cases was non existent.

So, for anyone looking to get into Health and Social Care, you don't necessarily need to have experience, just the right temperament and willingness to learn new things. I’d strongly suggest trying to find a company who are known to offer their staff a lot of support and training. This may be easier said than done, but is something that companies should be talking about in interviews and something that you can ask in interviews. I hope that at some point all companies have tighter policies on inductions and training so as to really make a difference in the levels and quality of care that is offered throughout the country.


Nick is currently a Team Leader, and has previously held roles as Assistant House Manager and Head of Care.

Recommended, Similar Jobs

Peadiatric Support Worker

Stafford, Staffordshire, England
Jane Lewis

Deputy General Manager & Clinical Lead

Preston, Lancashire, England
Barchester Healthcare

Care Assistant

Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, England
Nurse Seekers

Related Jobs