A MID ULSTER homecare provider is celebrating after being awarded a prestigious Investors in People award for the second time.
Homecare Independent Living, which has offices in Magherafelt and Ballymena, as well as in a number of other key locations throughout Ireland throughout the country, demonstrated to the judges that it has strategic objectives in place which identify growth opportunities within the health sector in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.
Investors in People said Homecare continues to provide first class induction and training. It commended the company’s social responsibility as being at the heart of the business and also through its charity iCare.
Mairead Mackle, Homecare’s chief executive, said: “We know the work we do is making a difference in so many people’s lives so it’s essential for us to carry out our duties, in every aspect of our business, with our company values at the heart of everything we do.
“We employ 1,200 people and everyone in our company makes a contribution to how we operate. It’s important as employers that we invest in our people, invest in training, invest in technology and invest in our car fleet which empowers us to deliver a first class home care service on a national scale.”