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Senior Carer, Rowan Lodge

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

Senior Carer, Rowan Lodge

Activities Co-ordinator, Rowan Lodge

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

Activities Co-ordinator, Rowan Lodge
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Care Assistant (Days & Nights)

Care Assistant (Days & Nights, £9.48 - £10.59ph)

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 £9.48 per hour. Alternate weekend working will be required. Our day shifts are 8am – 8pm, 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

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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  • £9.48 - £10.59 per hour
  • Rowan Lodge, Basingstoke, Hampshire
  • Permanent

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Registered Nurse

Registered Nurses – Days and Nights available

**Knight Frank Luxury Care Guide Finalist 2020**

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

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

We are looking for a Registered Nurse to join the motivated and happy team working at our beautiful 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 £18.94 per hour. There are a variety of shifts patterns including weekdays and weekends, day and night shifts available.

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

  • 28 days Holiday (for full time workers)
  • Comprehensive induction training
  • NMC pin number revalidation fee paid
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Auto-enrolment Pension Scheme
  • NVQ Training
  • Paid breaks
  • Free Uniform
  • Enhanced pay for Bank holidays
  • Refer a friend scheme

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 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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  • £18.94 per hour
  • Rowan Lodge, Basingstoke, Hampshire
  • Permanent

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Employee of the Month

Every month we celebrate the hard work of our team by choosing an Employee of the Month. Residents, relatives and staff are all invited to nominate individuals.

Due to their outstanding efforts during the current situation, we would like to nominate all the staff at Rowan Lodge as the Employees of the Month for December.

CQC Rating

Forest Care is delighted to announce the CQC has rated Rowan Lodge ‘Good’ on its most recent inspection. The home has been rated Good across all areas, meaning the service they provide is safe, effective, caring, responsive and well-led. A great achievement for all the team at Rowan Lodge in Newnham.

Years of Service Party

We celebrated our staff and their 5 years of service during our 31st Anniversary celebrations. Although we couldn’t host the party we normally would because of lockdown restrictions, we still managed to celebrate in style!

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