Join the Forest Care Family

Our company is only as good as the people we employ. We are grateful for the hard work and dedication from staff who have built our reputation that we are immensely proud of. We seek to employ the best people, in return we provide comprehensive and ongoing training, regardless of previous experience and qualifications.

The Forest Care family currently exceeds 400 dedicated and compassionate people across 4 homes. We have always ensured our staffing levels exceed industry benchmarks, this is fundamental to our commitment to provide the best environment for our residents to live comfortably and happily, being cared for by staff who work confidently.

As our homes grow, we are always looking for focused and passionate people to join our teams. If you share our values and beliefs and want to make a difference, then please get in touch.

Teamwork and humour is encouraged, it’s like one big family.

Registered Nurse, Oak Lodge

It’s nice to see members of staff, at all levels, work as a team to the benefit of the residents.

Care Assistant, Oak Lodge

I have been supported with relevant training to develop my care and enhance my skill sets.

Care Assistant, Holly Lodge

Forest Care highly values their staff, that’s clear. They also provide lots of development opportunities.

Care Assistant, Cedar Lodge

I’m proud to care for our lovely residents and for a company where residents matter most.

Activities Coordinator, Rowan Lodge

Forest Care supports its staff as much as it supports its residents.

Kitchen Assistant, Holly Lodge

Family orientated care homes, creating positive working atmospheres for staff.

Senior Carer, Rowan Lodge

We’re given all the tools needed to provide person-centred care that’s needed in luxury care homes

Senior Care Assistant, Cedar Lodge
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Our Locations

Cedar Lodge

Camberley, Surrey

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Holly Lodge

Camberley, Surrey

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Oak Lodge

Basingstoke, Hampshire

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Rowan Lodge

Basingstoke, Hampshire

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Current Positions

Senior Care Assistant (Nights)

Senior Care Assistant (Nights)

Based at Rowan Lodge, Crown Lane, Newnham, Basingstoke, RG27 9AN - a beautiful and modern family owned and managed care home with a CQC rating of “good” in all five areas.

**Knight Frank Luxury Care Guide Finalist 2020**

**Winner of the Carer Award at the National Care Awards 2019**

Starting salary £9.79 per hour

Night shifts are 8pm – 8am. Alternate weekend working will be required in this role.

As well as a competitive hourly rate, we offer the following benefits;

  • 28 days Holiday (for full time workers)
  • Comprehensive induction training
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Auto-enrolment Pension Scheme
  • NVQ Training
  • Paid breaks
  • Free meals
  • Free Uniform

Candidates will need access to their own transport to apply for this role.

Forest Care 

Forest Care is a family owned and managed company, currently with four care homes in Hampshire and Surrey. Our focus is to ensure we provide the highest standards of care to our residents, and their ongoing welfare, comfort and needs are central to how we run our homes. We want our homes to be a home in the truest sense, and we are committed to making our residents feel at home from the outset.

 Main Duties of our Senior Care Assistants;

  • Ensure all junior and domestic staff contributes to the best of their ability; in both the efficient running of the home, and its atmosphere.
  • Assist residents who need help with dressing, undressing, bathing and toilet.
  • Assist with medication administration as required/directed
  • Assist residents with mobility problems and/or other physical disabilities.
  • Promote the mental and physical activity of residents through talking to them, taking them out, sharing with them in activities such as reading, writing, and any other hobbies that they might have.
  • Assist residents at meal times if required
  • Read and write reports in case notes.
  • Inspect, launder and mend care users’ clothing
  • Answer emergency bells
  • To undertake any other duties as required by line management

Skills and Experience of our Senior Care Assistants;

  • NVQ Qualification – NVQ 3 essential.
  • A genuine willingness to care for Senior Adults within a Care Home environment
  • High level of written and spoken English

This role is subject to a successful DBS check.

 

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  • Salary: £9.79 per hour
  • Location: Rowan Lodge, Basingstoke, Hampshire
  • Contract type: Permanent

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Kitchen Assistant

Kitchen Assistant (40 hours per week)

Based at Rowan Lodge, Crown Lane, Newnham, Basingstoke, RG27 9AN - a beautiful and modern family owned and managed care home with a CQC rating of “good” in all five areas.

**Knight Frank Luxury Care Guide Finalist 2020**

**Winner of the Carer Award at the National Care Awards 2019**

Starting salary £8.50 per hour

Alternate weekend working will be required in this role.

As well as a competitive hourly rate, we offer the following benefits;

  • 28 days Holiday (for full time workers)
  • Enhanced pay for Bank Holidays
  • Comprehensive induction training
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Auto-enrolment Pension Scheme
  • NVQ Training
  • Refer a Friend Scheme
  • Paid breaks
  • Free Uniform
  • Perks at Work scheme giving access to 1000’s of discounts and offers

Candidates will need access to their own transport to apply for this role.

Forest Care

Forest Care is a family owned and managed company, currently with four care homes in Hampshire and Surrey. Our focus is to ensure we provide the highest standards of care to our residents, and their ongoing welfare, comfort and needs are central to how we run our homes. We want our homes to be a home in the truest sense, and we are committed to making our residents feel at home from the outset. 

Main Duties of our Kitchen Assistants; 

  • To prepare food and cook in a hygienic manner.
  • To be aware of the residents’ dietary needs and respond to their comments and requests in respect of the menu.
  • To hold a suitable food and hygiene certificate.
  • To dispose of waste correctly.
  • To ensure that all food is used within the prescribed period, with particular attention paid to perishable goods.
  • To contribute in the serving of food.
  • To perform other such reasonable duties as may be required.

Skills and Experience of our Kitchen Assistants;

  • Previous experience working within a kitchen environment
  • High level of written and spoken English

Please note this is subject to a DBS check.

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  • Salary: £8.50 per hour
  • Location: Rowan Lodge, Basingstoke, Hampshire
  • Contract type: Permanent

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Registered Night Nurse

Registered Nurse (Nights)

Based at Cedar Lodge, St Catherine’s Road, Frimley Green, Camberley, Surrey GU16 9NP - a beautiful and modern care home with a CQC rating of “good” in all five areas.

**Winner of the Frontline Leader of the Year award in care homes at the 2019 Surrey Care Awards**

Starting salary £17.51 per hour

There are a variety of shifts including weekdays and weekend nights available. Night shifts are 8pm – 8am.

As well as a competitive hourly rate, we offer the following benefits;

  • 28 days Holiday (for full time workers)
  • Enhanced pay for Bank Holidays
  • Comprehensive induction training
  • Ongoing training and development
  • NMC Pin number revalidation fee paid
  • Auto-enrolment Pension Scheme
  • NVQ Training
  • Refer a Friend Scheme
  • Paid breaks
  • Free Uniform
  • Perks at Work scheme giving access to 1000’s of discounts and offers

Forest Care

Forest Care is a family owned and managed company, currently with four care homes in Hampshire and Surrey. Our focus is to ensure we provide the highest standards of care to our residents, and their ongoing welfare, comfort and needs are central to how we run our homes. We want our homes to be a home in the truest sense, and we are committed to making our residents feel at home from the outset.

Main Duties of our Nurses; 

  • Engage in nurse care planning and implementation of care plans.
  • Liaise with residents’ families and friends in planning, implementing and reviewing care plans.
  • Work closely with other members of the care team, ensuring that effective, high-quality care is given to achieve planned goals.
  • Provide support and professional supervision to other care staff as appropriate.
  • Administer and order medicines as required in accordance with residents’ needs
  • Liaise with residents’ GPs and other healthcare professionals such as Pharmacy’s, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, community nurses, etc.
  • To undertake any other duties as required by line management

Skills and Experience or our Nurses;

  • RGN/RNM/RNHM qualified
  • High level of written and spoken English
  • Excellent understanding of the following:
    • Safe storage and administration of medication
    • Awareness of clinical policy framework
    • DoLS/MCA

Please note this position is subject to a DBS check.

 

 

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  • Salary: £17.51 per hour
  • Location: Cedar Lodge, Camberley, Surrey
  • Contract type: Permanent

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Registered Night Nurse

Registered Night Nurse

Based at Holly Lodge, St Catherine’s Road, Frimley Green, Camberley, Surrey GU16 9NP - a beautiful and modern, newly refurbished care home with a CQC rating of “good” in all five areas.

**Winner of the Excellence and Innovation in Dementia Care award at the Caring UK Awards 2019 **

We are looking for a Registered Nurse to join our motivated and happy team!

Starting salary £17.51 per hour. There are a variety of shifts patterns including weekdays and weekend nights available.

As well as a competitive hourly rate, we offer the following benefits;

  • 28 days Holiday (for full time workers)
  • Enhanced pay for Bank Holidays
  • Comprehensive induction training
  • Ongoing training and development
  • NMC Pin number revalidation fee paid
  • Auto-enrolment Pension Scheme
  • NVQ Training
  • Refer a Friend Scheme
  • Paid breaks
  • Free Uniform
  • Perks at Work scheme giving access to 1000's of discounts and offers

Rewarding employees for their hard work is important to us, that is why we give all contractual employees free access to a “Perks at Work platform”, offering thousands of discounts and offers across high street brands.

Forest Care

Forest Care is a family owned and managed company, currently with four care homes in Hampshire and Surrey. Our focus is to ensure we provide the highest standards of care to our residents, and their ongoing welfare, comfort and needs are central to how we run our homes. We want our homes to be a home in the truest sense, and we are committed to making our residents feel at home from the outset.

Main Duties of our Nurses; 

  • Engage in nurse care planning and implementation of care plans.
  • Liaise with residents’ families and friends in planning, implementing and reviewing care plans.
  • Work closely with other members of the care team, ensuring that effective, high-quality care is given to achieve planned goals.
  • Provide support and professional supervision to other care staff as appropriate.
  • Administer and order medicines as required in accordance with residents’ needs
  • Liaise with residents’ GPs and other healthcare professionals such as Pharmacy’s, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, community nurses, etc.
  • To undertake any other duties as required by line management

Skills and Experience or our Nurses;

  • RGN/RNM/RNHM qualified
  • High level of written and spoken English
  • Excellent understanding of the following:
    • Safe storage and administration of medication
    • Awareness of clinical policy framework
    • DoLS/MCA

 

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Job Snapshot

  • Salary: £17.51 per hour
  • Location: Holly Lodge, Camberley, Surrey
  • Contract type: Permanent

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Kitchen Assistant

Kitchen Assistant (40 hrs)

Based at Holly Lodge, St Catherine’s Road, Frimley Green, Camberley, Surrey GU16 9NP - a beautiful and modern, newly refurbished care home with a CQC rating of “good” in all five areas.

**Winner of the Excellence and Innovation in Dementia Care award at the Caring UK Awards 2019**

We are looking for a Kitchen Assistant to join our motivated and happy team!

Starting salary £8.50 per hour. This position is for 40 hours per week, working either 9am-7pm or 8am- 5.30pm with alternate weekends.

As well as a competitive hourly rate, we offer the following benefits;

  • 28 days Holiday (for full time workers)
  • Enhanced pay for Bank Holidays
  • Comprehensive induction training
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Auto-enrolment Pension Scheme
  • NVQ Training
  • Refer a Friend Scheme
  • Paid breaks
  • Free Uniform
  • Perks at Work scheme giving access to 1000’s of discounts and offers

Forest Care

Forest Care is a family owned and managed company, currently with four care homes in Hampshire and Surrey. Our focus is to ensure we provide the highest standards of care to our residents, and their ongoing welfare, comfort and needs are central to how we run our homes. We want our homes to be a home in the truest sense, and we are committed to making our residents feel at home from the outset. 

Main Duties of our Kitchen Assistants; 

  • To prepare food and cook in a hygienic manner.
  • To be aware of the residents’ dietary needs and respond to their comments and requests in respect of the menu.
  • To hold a suitable food and hygiene certificate.
  • To dispose of waste correctly.
  • To ensure that all food is used within the prescribed period, with particular attention paid to perishable goods.
  • To contribute in the serving of food.
  • To perform other such reasonable duties as may be required.

Skills and Experience of our Kitchen Assistants;

  • Previous experience working within a kitchen environment
  • High level of written and spoken English

Please note this position is subject to a DBS check.

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Job Snapshot

  • Salary: £8.50 per hour
  • Location: Holly Lodge, Camberley, Surrey
  • Contract type: Permanent

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Registered Night Nurse

Registered Nurse (Nights)

Based at Oak Lodge, Rectory Road, Oakley, Basingstoke, Hants, RG23 7EL – a care home with an “OUTSTANDING” CQC rating.

** Winner of the Manager of the Year award at the National Care Awards 2019**

We are looking for a Registered Nurse to join the motivated and happy team working at our beautiful Oak Lodge care home. At Forest Care, we are proud to create positive working environments in each of our care homes by encouraging employee participation and humour in the workplace.

Starting salary £17.51 per hour. There are a variety of shifts patterns including weekdays and weekend nights available.

As well as a competitive hourly rate, we offer the following benefits;

  • 28 days Holiday (for full time workers)
  • Enhanced pay for Bank Holidays
  • Comprehensive induction training
  • Ongoing training and development
  • NMC Pin number revalidation fee paid
  • Auto-enrolment Pension Scheme
  • NVQ Training
  • Refer a Friend Scheme
  • Paid breaks
  • Free Uniform
  • Perks at Work scheme giving access to 1000's of discounts and offers

Rewarding employees for their hard work is important to us, that is why we give all contractual employees free access to a “Perks at Work platform”, offering thousands of discounts and offers across high street brands.

Forest Care

Forest Care is a family owned and managed company, currently with four care homes in Hampshire and Surrey. Our focus is to ensure we provide the highest standards of care to our residents, and their ongoing welfare, comfort and needs are central to how we run our homes. We want our homes to be a home in the truest sense, and we are committed to making our residents feel at home from the outset.

Main Duties of our Nurses; 

  • Engage in nurse care planning and implementation of care plans.
  • Liaise with residents’ families and friends in planning, implementing and reviewing care plans.
  • Work closely with other members of the care team, ensuring that effective, high-quality care is given to achieve planned goals.
  • Provide support and professional supervision to other care staff as appropriate.
  • Administer and order medicines as required in accordance with residents’ needs
  • Liaise with residents’ GPs and other healthcare professionals such as Pharmacy’s, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, community nurses, etc.
  • To undertake any other duties as required by line management

Skills and Experience or our Nurses;

  • RGN/RNM/RNHM qualified
  • High level of written and spoken English
  • Excellent understanding of the following:
    • Safe storage and administration of medication
    • Awareness of clinical policy framework
    • DoLS/MCA

 

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Job Snapshot

  • Salary: £17.51 per hour
  • Location: Oak Lodge, Basingstoke, Hampshire
  • Contract type: Permanent

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Care Assistant (Days & Nights)

Care Assistant (Days and Nights)

Based at Rowan Lodge, Crown Lane, Newnham, Basingstoke, RG27 9AN - a beautiful and modern family owned and managed care home with a CQC rating of “good” in all five areas.

**Knight Frank Luxury Care Guide Finalist 2020**

**Winner of the Carer Award at the National Care Awards 2019**

We are looking for a Care Assistant to join the motivated and happy team working at our Rowan Lodge care home. At Forest Care, we are proud to create positive working environments in each of our care homes by encouraging employee participation and humour in the workplace.

Starting salary £8.76 per hour. Alternate weekend working will be required, hours required are 24, 36 or 48 per week. Our night shifts are 8pm – 8am.

As well as a competitive hourly rate, we offer the following benefits;

  • 28 days Holiday (for full time workers)
  • Enhanced pay for Bank Holidays
  • Long service awards
  • Comprehensive induction training
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Auto-enrolment Pension Scheme
  • NVQ Training
  • Refer a Friend Scheme
  • Paid breaks
  • Free Uniform
  • Perks at Work scheme giving access to 1000’s of discounts and offers

Candidates will need access to their own transport to apply for this role.

Forest Care

Forest Care is a family owned and managed company, currently with four care homes in Hampshire and Surrey. Our focus is to ensure we provide the highest standards of care to our residents, and their ongoing welfare, comfort and needs are central to how we run our homes. We want our homes to be a home in the truest sense, and we are committed to making our residents feel at home from the outset.

Main Duties of our Care Assistants;

  • Assist residents who need help with dressing, undressing, bathing and toilet.
  • Assist residents with mobility problems and/or other physical disabilities.
  • Promote the mental and physical activity of residents through talking to them, taking them out, sharing with them in activities such as reading, writing, and any other hobbies that they might have.
  • Assist residents at mealtimes if required.
  • Read and write reports in case notes.
  • Assist with medication administration as required/directed.
  • To undertake any other duties as required by line management.

Skills and Experience of our Care Assistants;

  • NVQ Qualification – (Desirable but not essential as full training is provided and NVQ training is available)
  • A genuine willingness to care for Senior Adults within a Care Home environment
  • High level of written and spoken English
  • Please note this position is subject to a DBS check.

 

 

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Job Snapshot

  • Salary: £8.76 - £9.79 per hour
  • Location: Rowan Lodge, Basingstoke, Hampshire
  • Contract type: Permanent

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