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

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

Activities Coordinator, Rowan 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

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

Senior Carer, Rowan 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

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

Senior Care Assistant, Cedar Lodge

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

Kitchen Assistant, Holly 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

Activities Co-ordinator

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

Starting salary £8.76 per hour. This role covers 40 hours a week to include every other weekend.

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.

We are looking for a reliable, caring Activity Co-ordinator who wants to make a difference by contributing to providing the best care possible at all times.

Main Duties of our Activity Co-ordinator;

  • Plan and organise programmes of individual and group activities
  • Be responsible for the appropriate use of the home’s activities budget.
  • Review and evaluate the activities programme so that it is kept up to date and fit for purpose.
  • Work closely with residents, staff and others involved in the organising and the running of events.
  • To undertake any other duties as required by line management

Skills and Experience of our Activity Co-ordinator;

  • Previous experience of organising events and activities within a care home setting (not essential, as training is provided)
  • Good organisational skills
  • A moderate level of computer literacy

Subject to successful DBS checks.

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  • Salary: £8.76 per hour
  • Location: Oak Lodge, Basingstoke, Hampshire
  • Contract type: Permanent

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Kitchen Assistant

We are looking for a hard working, team player to join our catering team based at Oak Lodge – a care home with an “Outstanding” CQC rating.

We are looking for a Kitchen Assistant to work 42 hours per week and every other weekend. This role has a starting salary of £8.50 per hour.

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: Oak Lodge, Basingstoke, Hampshire
  • Contract type: Permanent

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Registered Night Nurse

Cedar Lodge is looking for a Registered Nurse to join their dedicated and hard-working night team.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;

  • Enhanced pay for Bank Holidays
  • NMC Pin number revalidation fee paid
  • 28 days Holiday (for full time workers)
  • 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

Based at Cedar Lodge, St Catherine's Road, Frimley Green, Camberley, Surrey GU16 9NP - a care home with a CQC rating of "good" in all five areas.

Starting salary £17.51 per hour

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 of 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

Applications are subject to DBS checks.

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

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Registered Night Nurse

We are looking for a Registered Nurse to join the motivated and happy team working at our beautiful care home, Holly Lodge. 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.

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;

  • NMC Pin number revalidation fee paid
  • Auto-enrolment Pension Scheme
  • 28 days Holiday (for full time workers)
  • Enhanced pay for Bank Holidays
  • Comprehensive induction training
  • Ongoing training and development
  • 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.

Based at Holly Lodge, St Catherine’s Road, Frimley Green, Camberley, Surrey GU16 9NP

Starting salary £17.51 per hour

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 of 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

Applications are subject to DBS checks.

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Job Snapshot

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

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Registered Nurse

Oak Lodge is looking for a Registered Nurse to join the driven team working at our award winning and beautiful 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 days and nights available.

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

  • 28 days Holiday (for full time workers)
  • NMC Pin number revalidation fee paid
  • 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

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

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 of 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

Applications are subject to DBS checks

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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 (Nights)

Join the night team at Rowan Lodge as a compassionate Care Assistant. Main responsibilities will include assisting residents with their daily lives and promoting their mental and physical welfare at all times.

Weekend working is essential, hours to be discussed at interview. Our nights shifts are from 8pm until 8am.

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

  • NVQ Training
  • 28 days Holiday (for full time workers)
  • Enhanced pay for Bank Holidays
  • Paid breaks
  • Comprehensive induction training
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Auto-enrolment Pension Scheme
  • Refer a Friend Scheme
  • 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.

Based at Rowan Lodge, Crown Lane, Newnham, Basingstoke, RG27 9AN - a care home with a CQC rating of "good" in all five areas.

Starting salary £8.76 per hour

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.

At Rowan Lodge, we are proud to create positive working environments in each of our care homes by encouraging employee participation and humour in the workplace.

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 meal times 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

Applications are subject to DBS checks.

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

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Senior Care Assistant (Nights)

We are looking for a Senior Care Assistant to join the dedicated night team at our beautiful care home, Rowan Lodge, in Newnham. There are a variety of night shifts patterns weekdays and weekends available. Night shifts are 8pm – 8am.

Main responsibilities include ensuring residents are well cared for; emotionally, physically and mentally. This involves ensuring all junior and domestic staff contribute to the efficient running of the home and its atmosphere.

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

  • Paid breaks
  • 28 days Holiday (for full time workers)
  • NVQ Training
  • Comprehensive induction training
  • Auto-enrolment Pension Scheme
  • Perks at Work scheme giving access to 1000's of discounts and offers
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Free Uniform
  • Employee reward scheme

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.

Starting salary £9.79 per hour

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

Applications are subject to DBS checks.

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

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Care Assistant

We are looking for a compassionate, personable and hard working Care Assistant to join our team at Oak Lodge – a care home with an “OUTSTANDING” CQC rating.

Starting salary £8.76 per hour.

There are a variety of shifts including weekdays and weekends, day and 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
  • 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 Healthcare 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 meal times 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 Healthcare 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: £8.50 per hour
  • Location: Oak Lodge, Basingstoke, Hampshire
  • Contract type: Permanent

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