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Current Vacancies.

As our homes grow, we are continually looking for focused and passionate people to join our Forest Care family. In return, we provide comprehensive and ongoing training, irrespective of previous experience and qualifications. We are proud to say that over 1/3 of our staff have been with us for 5 years or more and our staffing levels exceed industry benchmarks, providing the best environment for our residents to live happily and comfortably. If you share our values and beliefs and want to make a difference, then please get in touch.

Forest Care are opening a brand-new residential care home Elm Lodge in Hartley Wintney, Hampshire in Autumn 2024. We will be actively recruiting from July but to register your interest now, please click on the ‘Apply now’ button under the vacancy of interest or call our careers number 0333 004 0786.

Forest Care are extremely proud of our international workforce, and we invite applications from all over the world to join our diverse and dedicated team. We have limited sponsorship opportunities for Care Assistants, Senior Care Assistants and Nurses. Upon receiving your details, a member of the team will only contact you if your profile and experience meets the requirements of one of our vacancies.

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Senior Care Assistant (Nights)

Senior Care Assistant Nights, full or part time

Based at our brand-new care home, Elm Lodge in Hartley Wintney, RG27 8JG. Opening in October 2024, Elm Lodge is a 60-bedded care home providing residential and dementia care and offers a fantastic opportunity to set the foundations of an outstanding home.

Forest Care is a family owned and managed company, currently with five 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.

These accolades are only achieved through the teamwork of like-minded individuals passionate about delivering person-centered care. Our Care/Nursing staff to resident ratio is higher than the national average across Forest Care and nearly 50% of our team have been with us for over 5 years.

** Top 20 Small Care Home Group 2022**

**9.9 Review Score on carehome.co.uk**

We are looking for a reliable, caring Senior Care Assistant who wants to make a difference by contributing to providing the best care possible at all times. 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 £13.00 per hour. Alternate weekend working will be required. Various shifts available.

Candidates will need access to their own transport to apply for 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
  • Employee Assistance Programme 24/7 covering a full range of issues. Includes perks and discounts too!
  • Blue Light Staff Discount Card, Employee of the Month, Appreciation weeks and many more!

 Main Duties of our Senior Care Assistants;

  • Ensure all junior staff contribute 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.
  • 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
  • Previous experience in leading or supervising a Care Team desirable
  • High level of written and spoken English

This role is subject to a successful DBS check.

While it is no longer a requirement that people we employ are vaccinated against Covid-19, we still strongly believe that vaccination remains the best line of defence and we therefore continue to encourage all current and prospective staff to be fully vaccinated.

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  • £13.00 per hour
  • Elm Lodge, Hook, Hampshire
  • Permanent

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Housekeeper/Laundry Assistant full time

Housekeeping/Laundry Assistant full time

Based at Rowan Lodge, Crown Lane, Newnham, Basingstoke, RG27 9AN - a care home with a CQC rating of “good” in all five areas. These accolades are only achieved through the teamwork of like-minded individuals passionate about delivering person-centered care. Our Care/Nursing staff to resident ratio is higher than the national average and nearly 50% of our team have been with us for over 5 years.

** Top 20 Small Care Home Group 2022**

**9.9 Review Score on carehome.co.uk**

Starting salary £11.50 per hour

This is a full time position of 40 hours a week, to include alternate weekends, working various shifts between 8am and 8pm.

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
  • Employee Assistance Programme 24/7 covering a full range of issues. Includes perks and discounts too!
  • Blue Light Staff Discount Card, Employee of the Month, Appreciation weeks and many more!

Candidates will need access to their own transport to apply for this role, due to its location.

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 Housekeepers and Laundry Assistants;

  • To ensure the clean and hygienic maintenance of the home.
  • To keep a high standard of appearance to contribute to the quality of care and lifestyle afforded to each care user. This is particularly applicable to each care user’s privacy and dignity and in respect of each care user’s personal possessions.
  • To clean all allocated rooms including furniture, fittings, fabric, carpets and equipment.
  • To be aware of the health and safety statement and of the COSHH statement.
  • To clean sanitary and other equipment, with particular attention to guidelines for the control of germs and infestation.
  • To report any malfunction of equipment or fittings that require maintenance or cannot be kept to standard through normal cleaning procedures.
  • To deal with the waste bags and their prescribed disposal.
  • To perform other such reasonable duties as may be required.

Skills and Experience of our Housekeepers and Laundry Assistants;

  • Previous experience working in a similar role
  • High level of written and spoken English

Please note this position is subject to a DBS check.

While it is no longer a requirement that people we employ are vaccinated against Covid-19, we still strongly believe that vaccination remains the best line of defence and we therefore continue to encourage all current and prospective staff to be fully vaccinated.

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  • £11.50 per hour
  • Rowan Lodge, Basingstoke, Hampshire
  • Permanent

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Care Assistant (Nights)

Care Assistant Nights, full or part time

Based at our brand-new care home, Elm Lodge in Hartley Wintney, RG27 8JG. Opening in October 2024, Elm Lodge is a 60-bedded care home providing residential and dementia care and offers a fantastic opportunity to set the foundations of an outstanding home.

Forest Care is a family owned and managed company, currently with five 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.

These accolades are only achieved through the teamwork of like-minded individuals passionate about delivering person-centered care. Our Care/Nursing staff to resident ratio is higher than the national average across Forest Care and nearly 50% of our team have been with us for over 5 years.

** Top 20 Small Care Home Group 2022**

**9.9 Review Score on carehome.co.uk**

We are looking for a reliable, caring Care Assistant who wants to make a difference by contributing to providing the best care possible at all times. 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 £12.00 per hour. Alternate weekend working will be required. Various shifts available.

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

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

  • 28 days Holiday (for full time workers) rising with years of service
  • 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
  • Employee Assistance Programme 24/7 covering a full range of issues. Includes perks and discounts too!
  • Blue Light Staff Discount Card, Employee of the Month, Appreciation weeks and many more!

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.

While it is no longer a requirement that people we employ are vaccinated against Covid-19, we still strongly believe that vaccination remains the best line of defence and we therefore continue to encourage all current and prospective staff to be fully vaccinated.

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  • From £12.00 per hour
  • Elm Lodge, Hook, Hampshire
  • Permanent

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Activities Co-ordinator full time

Activities Co-ordinator

Based at Holly Lodge, St Catherine’s Road, Frimley Green, Camberley, Surrey GU16 9NP - a care home with a CQC rating of “good” in all five areas. These accolades are only achieved through the teamwork of like-minded individuals passionate about delivering person-centered care. Our Care/Nursing staff to resident ratio is higher than the national average and nearly 50% of our team have been with us for over 5 years.

Come and make a difference by joining our wonderful team at Forest Care – we’d love to have you!

All we ask is that you are kind, caring, patient and have a desire to make a positive impact in people’s lives. In return, we offer a fantastic working environment and some great benefits including career paid progression.

** Top 20 Small Care Home Group 2022**

** Activities Team of the Year Finalist – National Care Awards 2021**

**9.9 Review Score on carehome.co.uk**

Starting salary from £11.70 per hour

This is a permanent position working full time to include alternate weekends and occasional shifts up to 7pm.

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
  • Employee Assistance Programme 24/7 covering a full range of issues. Includes perks and discounts too!
  • Blue Light Staff Discount Card, Employee of the Month, Appreciation weeks and many more!

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;

  • Help to plan and organise programmes of individual and group activities
  • Help to 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
  • Enthusiastic and outgoing personality
  • Willing to work towards Level 2 Napa Qualification in Activities

Please note this position is subject to a DBS check.

While it is no longer a requirement that people we employ are vaccinated against Covid-19, we still strongly believe that vaccination remains the best line of defence and we therefore continue to encourage all current and prospective staff to be fully vaccinated.

 

 

 

 

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  • £11.70 per hour
  • Holly Lodge, Camberley, Surrey
  • Permanent

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