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Amherst House

Housekeeper

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Job reference

SYS-12662

Location

287 Court Lodge Road, Horley, Surrey RH6 8RG

Min pay rate

9.75

Max pay rate

10.05

Role highlights

As a Housekeeper you will play a crucial role in ensuring that visitors, residents and families all receive a positive impression of our homes – by keeping residents' rooms and common areas spotless and carrying out other general tasks within the home.
 
About you

  • Previous housekeeping experience is desirable
  • Ability to build positive relationships with our residents, their families and our team members
  • Exhibit a cheerful, caring and compassionate attitude, demonstrating true concern for people
  • Able to make responsible choices and decisions, and act in the residents’ best interest
  • Effective time keeping and time management
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

What we will give you
As a  Housekeeper at Care UK, you can look forward to:

  • Competitive salary
  • Career pathways
  • Long Service awards
  • Cycle to work
  • Free eye tests
  • Pension Scheme
  • Annual holiday purchase scheme
  • Health Cash plans
  • GEM awards
  • Quality training to develop your skills
  • Free uniform
  • Thousands of online and in-store discounts

Where you'll work

Amherst House (part of the Care UK family) is a luxury care home set within a peaceful residential area. Our spacious modern home features luxurious amenities, including our in-house cinema, restaurant and hair and beauty salon. We provide nursing, dementia and residential care. Amherst House would love to welcome you to the team to show you what a career at Care UK has to offer!

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Amherst House

Care Assistant

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Job reference

SYS-12666

Location

287 Court Lodge Road, Horley, Surrey RH6 8RG

Min pay rate

£10.05

Max pay rate

£10.60

Role highlights

If you're passionate, caring and looking for a rewarding job with excellent training and great opportunities, join Care UK and make a real difference.

Are you interested in gaining access to your wages as you work? Care UK has a money management app that gives you instant access to your pay and is one of the many reasons to join the Care UK family.

Care Assistants at Care UK come from all walks of life, healthcare, support work, domiciliary, hospitality, retail, education and many others. We are looking for caring people to join the Care UK team who share the same values as us: care, passion and teamwork. You will have a strong desire to help people and put the residents at the heart of everything you do.

New to Care?

We have our own Learning Academy to provide excellent training and induction programs for all new staff members, meaning we will give you all the tools and knowledge you need to have a successful career with us. Our high quality, innovative training and coaching will support the development of your skills throughout your career with us.

We see the potential in everyone, let us help fulfil yours.

Here's what you can benefit from working with Care UK:

  • Wagestream – a money management app that gives you instant access to your pay
  • Award Winning Care Provider (Residential Care Provider of the Year - Health Investor Awards 2022 & more)
  • Long service awards
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Concerts for Carers (apply for free tickets to concerts at a various venues)
  • Competitive refer a friend bonus
  • GEM Awards - we recognise colleagues who go the extra mile
  • Career development, training and access to our approved apprenticeship scheme
  • Hundreds of online and in-store discounts
  • Cycle 2 work scheme
  • Annual purchase holiday scheme
  • Wellbeing support
  • Pension contribution
  • Free uniform
  • Access to PPE
  • Weekly Covid testing

What you’ll be doing:

  • Helping residents to remain as active and independent as possible
  • Respecting residents’ rights of choice, privacy and dignity
  • Support residents with personal care and mealtimes.
  • Working as part of a team to identify residents’ unique goals and implement personalised care plans.
  • Working flexibly to help residents explore new interests, engage in physical activities, and make sure they enjoy themselves in a stimulating and homely environment.

So, if you're passionate, caring and looking for a rewarding career, please click the apply button to speak to one of our team for more information.

Fulfilling lives, fulfilling Careers

Where you'll work

Amherst House (part of the Care UK family) is a luxury care home set within a peaceful residential area. Our spacious modern home features luxurious amenities, including our in-house cinema, restaurant and hair and beauty salon. We provide nursing, dementia and residential care. Amherst House would love to welcome you to the team to show you what a career at Care UK has to offer!

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Amherst House

Kitchen Assistant Bank

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Job reference

SYS-12879

Location

287 Court Lodge Road, Horley, Surrey RH6 8RG

Role highlights

You

You’re a hard-working individual with experience working in a busy kitchen. Ideally, you’ve already got some experience in a care home setting. You’re also a caring person who understands how important mealtimes are to older, vulnerable people. You’re a good team player who takes pride in your job and is happy to go the extra mile. You know the importance of food hygiene and health and safety rules. Above all, you want to be a valued member of a friendly team. You’re keen to progress in your catering career and do your bit to improve the nutrition of older people.


Your role

Reporting to the Head Chef, you’ll make sure all kitchen equipment and areas are properly cleaned. As part of our hard-working team, you’ll also help prepare tasty, nutritious meals that our residents and guests will enjoy. For example, you’ll take pressure off the chefs by cooking breakfast in the mornings. At main mealtimes, you’ll add those much-loved finishing touches like custard or gravy. You’ll be responsible for safe, hygienic food storage and for making sure kitchen equipment and cleaning materials are kept in their correct places. In return, we’ll give you lots of support, training and opportunities to progress in your career.

As a Kitchen Assistant at Care UK, you can look forward to:

  • Competitive pay – we pay more than the average
  • Flexible hours, including a choice of day, night or weekend shifts
  • Bank holiday enhancements
  • Fast-track career options, e.g. to chef
  • Quality training to develop your skills
  • Stakeholder pension
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Free uniform
  • Thousands of online and in-store discounts
  • Access to our Chef Training Academy, where you can learn new skills from experienced trainers and progress towards more senior positions within the company


About Care UK

We run over 120 homes and day clubs across the UK. We provide residential, nursing, dementia and end-of-life care for older people. As one of the UK’s leading care home providers, our goal is to help every employee fulfil his or her potential – with first-class training and support.

Where you'll work

Amherst House (part of the Care UK family) is a luxury care home set within a peaceful residential area. Our spacious modern home features luxurious amenities, including our in-house cinema, restaurant and hair and beauty salon. We provide nursing, dementia and residential care. Amherst House would love to welcome you to the team to show you what a career at Care UK has to offer!

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Amherst House

Sous Chef Bank

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Job reference

SYS-12877

Location

287 Court Lodge Road, Horley, Surrey RH6 8RG

Role highlights

Sous Chefs at Care UK are great at working with others. They enjoy sharing information and raising standards through culinary development, innovation and new ideas. They have access to a large supply chain for all catering requirements and the autonomy to create nutritious well balanced menus for everyone. They’re  self-motivated, flexible, enthusiastic and happy to take responsibility for resolving issues that arise. And, they know how to maintain team discipline and morale within the kitchen. Do you have the same sort of attributes? Then we could have just the role for you.


What you’ll be doing
Being a Sous Chef isn’t just about helping the Head Chef ensure food is prepared to the agreed standard and that deadlines are met. It’s about taking control of running the kitchen in their absence. It's about using modern kitchen equipment and fresh local produce to develop full diet sensitive meals for residents so they can enjoy the same flavour and nutrition. And it's about helping to come up with menus, consulting with residents to ensure their needs and choices are met and preparing food in line with specific diets. Put simply, it’s about making a difference. A real difference.
What you’ll need

As well as a Catering Diploma (City & Guilds/BTEC) and NVQ 2/3 in practical cookery and Health and Safety. Food Hygiene Certificates (minimum level 2) are essential. You’ll also need good knowledge of nutritionally balanced menu planning and a proven ability to cater for specific dietary needs. And, if you’ve worked in a care home and/or have experience of stock control or working with a budget, even better (but not essential). Above all, you have a natural ability to help make the lives of others more fulfilling and want to work in an environment where the work can be hard, but also fun and rewarding.

The benefits

  • Alternate weekend working and sociable working hours
  • Competitive rates of pay – we continuously review pay in your local market
  • Opportunities to progress through our personalised career paths into Head Chef opportunities
  • Competitive refer a friend scheme of up to £1000 depending on role
  • Quality and free training to help develop and enhance your skills
  • Bank holiday enhancements
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free DBS
  • Thousands of online and in-store discounts across big known retailers enabling our colleagues to make big savings on every day shopping such as holidays, supermarkets and travel.
  • Employee Assistance Programme – Immediate access to a confidential telephone counselling and legal information service which operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to include support such as financial and family concerns

Where you'll work

Amherst House (part of the Care UK family) is a luxury care home set within a peaceful residential area. Our spacious modern home features luxurious amenities, including our in-house cinema, restaurant and hair and beauty salon. We provide nursing, dementia and residential care. Amherst House would love to welcome you to the team to show you what a career at Care UK has to offer!

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Amherst House

Kitchen Assistant

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Job reference

SYS-12661

Location

287 Court Lodge Road, Horley, Surrey RH6 8RG

Min pay rate

£9.70

Max pay rate

£10.05

Role highlights

You

You’re a hard-working individual with experience working in a busy kitchen. Ideally, you’ve already got some experience in a care home setting. You’re also a caring person who understands how important mealtimes are to older, vulnerable people. You’re a good team player who takes pride in your job and is happy to go the extra mile. You know the importance of food hygiene and health and safety rules. Above all, you want to be a valued member of a friendly team. You’re keen to progress in your catering career and do your bit to improve the nutrition of older people.


Your role

Reporting to the Head Chef, you’ll make sure all kitchen equipment and areas are properly cleaned. As part of our hard-working team, you’ll also help prepare tasty, nutritious meals that our residents and guests will enjoy. For example, you’ll take pressure off the chefs by cooking breakfast in the mornings. At main mealtimes, you’ll add those much-loved finishing touches like custard or gravy. You’ll be responsible for safe, hygienic food storage and for making sure kitchen equipment and cleaning materials are kept in their correct places. In return, we’ll give you lots of support, training and opportunities to progress in your career.

As a Kitchen Assistant at Care UK, you can look forward to:

  • Competitive pay – we pay more than the average
  • Bank holiday enhancements
  • Fast-track career options, e.g. to chef
  • Quality training to develop your skills
  • Stakeholder pension
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Free uniform
  • Thousands of online and in-store discounts
  • Access to our Chef Training Academy, where you can learn new skills from experienced trainers and progress towards more senior positions within the company


About Care UK

We run over 120 homes and day clubs across the UK. We provide residential, nursing, dementia and end-of-life care for older people. As one of the UK’s leading care home providers, our goal is to help every employee fulfil his or her potential – with first-class training and support.

Where you'll work

Amherst House (part of the Care UK family) is a luxury care home set within a peaceful residential area. Our spacious modern home features luxurious amenities, including our in-house cinema, restaurant and hair and beauty salon. We provide nursing, dementia and residential care. Amherst House would love to welcome you to the team to show you what a career at Care UK has to offer!