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Care UK Careers

Fulfilling lives, fulfilling careers

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If you are keen to be part of a growing organisation that’s focused on delivering high quality care while having fun in a family atmosphere, get started with Care UK today.

We are one of the UK’s leading care home providers, providing quality care for 40 years. Today we have over 150 homes across England, Wales and Scotland – a number that's increasing every year with our ambitious care home building programme. This all adds up to a lot of exciting career opportunities.

But don't take our word for it, explore what our colleagues have to say in the videos below.

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Apprenticeships at Care UK

There are many perks of being an apprentice: colleagues earn while they learn and are free to move at their own pace. They can improve skills and knowledge in their role and enhance their career opportunities.

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Apprenticeships at Care UK

Our care and nursing roles

No matter if you are starting your journey in care or are an experienced nurse, if you like the idea of working for a company that gives you time to care and the freedom to build relationships, as well as sector-leading training opportunities, then listen to the first-hand experiences of our care and nursing colleagues. Click or tap the plus signs below to watch their videos.

Team Leader

Care UK can take you right through from having nothing all the way up to management.

Care Assistant

You get to play games, have fun. It doesn't feel like work.

Care Assistant

The best part about working for Care UK is making the residents' day, making them smile, knowing that you've changed their day or you've made it better.

Nurse Manager

There are opportunities for you to develop as a leader. You can grow and quickly get up the ladder.

Team Leader

I started as a Care Assistant, and I worked my way up. I've done a lot of training to be where I am today.

Team Leader

A typical day at Care UK is full of love, laughter, hard work and passion. There's a lot of fun.

Care Assistant

I really enjoy coming to work. Every day is different, and everyone's helpful. The residents are absolutely brilliant.

Registered Nurse

I'm a lot happier in my own life, outside of work and inside work.

Resident Companion

I just want to make a difference to peoples' lives.

Team Leader

[Management at Care UK] take the time to speak to you. Anything personal, they speak with you and they do help you.

Our home support and operations roles

When you join us in one of our Catering, Lifestyle, Maintenance, Housekeeping or Administration teams, you’ll play a crucial part in ensuring residents enjoy exceptional service every day. Our managers are integral to the success of Care UK and we seek individuals who truly believe in making a difference. Hear why our colleagues find their careers so rewarding in the videos below - click or tap the plus sign to watch.

Lifestyle Lead

I feel the management have given me so much support. Who can say they come to work and organise a skydive for someone?

Head Chef

Working in a care home is very personal, because you're working in someone's home. It's totally different from a restaurant or hotel.

Kitchen Assistant

There's a lot of options for me as a Kitchen Assistant. They give me the opportunity to do the Chef's Academy and work my way up.

Deputy Manager

The teamwork is fantastic, and the training we can get is absolutely amazing as well. So whatever you really want to do, you ask and you have it.

Clinical Deputy Manager

In Care UK there are opportunities to move up your career ladder. I have colleagues that have started as Carers and now they are Deputy Managers.

Customer Relations Manager

My role is so varied. I've probably got one of the best jobs ever.

Home Manager

Knowing that myself and my team give the best quality care makes me proud.

Care UK Stars Awards

More than 350 colleagues from across our homes and support teams came together to celebrate the fantastic work they do and their incredible achievements.

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Care UK Stars 2023

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Support centre

Our Support centre roles enable our 150-plus homes across the UK to deliver sector-leading care. Whether you’re based ‘in the field’ supporting a range of homes, or in our Colchester office, we’ll ensure you receive a full induction, regular appraisals and the latest learning and development opportunities so you can achieve your best work and fulfil your potential. 

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Management opportunities

At Care UK we’re uncompromising in our determination to deliver ever-greater standards of care to residents and their families, and in our commitment to empowering colleagues to achieve their potential. Our managers are integral to the success of Care UK and we seek individuals who truly believe in making a difference.

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