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Receptionist

Heather View
Crowborough, East Sussex

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Crowborough, East Sussex

Are you a caring and passionate individual looking for a rewarding career and opportunities for development? Join Care UK, an award-winning care provider as a Receptionist. You’ll be a valuable member of our friendly, close-knit team, promoting the well-being of our residents and the successful running of our care home.

The Role

  • Provide a warm welcome to visitors in a friendly, efficient, and professional manner
  • Greet others with a courteous telephone manner and reply promptly to email enquiries
  • Ensure the visitors book is completed properly and visitors are supported and directed to their destination promptly
  • Provide excellent customer service to visitors and colleagues
  • Support with general office duties such as payroll, and recruitment & selection

Some of our benefits by joining the Care UK family

  • Wagestream- access your wages at any-time   
  • Career development, training and access to our approved apprenticeship scheme
  • Hundreds of online and in-store discounts
  • Annual purchase holiday scheme
  • Health and Wellbeing support
  • Career progression

About You

  • A good understanding of Microsoft Office applications.

We are looking for people to make a difference to residents’ lives every day. When you join Care UK you’ll be joining a team who all share the same values: caring, passionate and teamwork. You will have a strong desire to help people and put residents at the heart of everything you do.

We are committed to recruiting diverse, talented people, who share our passion for helping others.  We see the potential in everyone, let us help fulfil yours.

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At a glance

Location

Beacon Road
Crowborough
East Sussex
TN6 1AS

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Pay
Up to £11.44
Shifts
Days
Contract
Permanent
Reference
SYS-7082

Why work at Heather View

At Care UK's Heather View in Crowborough, East Sussex, providing the highest standard of care for residents is at the heart of what we do. As part of our friendly team, you'll have the opportunity to develop your career and the support to go far.

Our team works in a newly refurbished care home with a family atmosphere. We provide residential care, nursing care and short-term respite care with fantastic facilities for residents, including a cinema, cafe and hair salon, as well as beautiful landscaped gardens.

We truly believe that every one of us makes a difference. If you're a passionate, caring individual who works well in a team, consider a rewarding career at Heather View.

Why work at Heather View
Why work at Heather View
Why work at Heather View

A career at Care UK

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With a role in one of our care homes, you’ll be able to give something back and make a real difference to older people’s lives. Whether you’re just starting out in the workplace, looking for a change in career or looking for a new challenge, we can help build the right career for you. 

New to care? No problem. We'll support you with plenty of training to help you build a varied, fulfilling career that makes a positive difference to people’s lives. 

 

Everyone needs to feel motivated and rewarded, so we offer a competitive package of pay and benefits. Read more here.

Here at Care UK, we want all our colleagues to have a long and successful career with us. Our vision is to provide an inclusive training culture that empowers all colleagues with sector-leading development opportunities. View our opportunities for apprenticeships, development programmes and career progression.

At Care UK, we're proud to promote our diverse workforce and are committed to nurturing an inclusive culture. Our teams’ wellbeing is our top priority, and we believe it’s important to foster a culture of promoting open and honest conversations. Read more here.

As a colleague at Care UK, we believe it’s important that you know what you can expect from your manager to ensure people are fairly treated and properly recognised from day one. Our People Promise sets out clearly what you can expect from your manager and Care UK.

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Working at Care UK in a home support role
Working at Care UK in a home support role

Trusted to care

A closely-knit team of managers, carers, nurses and support colleagues – and each of us is dedicated to your loved one’s care, health and wellbeing.

I’m passionate about my role and the home. I like to see lots of smiles and interaction with staff and residents. A good working day for me is to know that I have given my all to my team and to residents, knowing that they have all had a good day and that the care they’ve received has been the best.

Before joining Heather View I’d worked in independent care homes for ten years. I wanted to stay in the care sector while developing my skills and career. Care UK really helps you to progress – I actually started as a senior care assistant but was offered a promotion to deputy manager. At the end of 2017, I was incredibly proud and happy to be offered the role of home manager.

I think my proudest moments at Care UK were being nominated for the Team Leader of the Year award in the Care UK Residential Care Services Awards, and then being promoted to my current role. I’m now really looking forward to continuing to make Heather View the best dementia care home in the area, delivering the best possible service.

Natasha King Home Manager