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Glastonbury Court

Domestic

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Job reference

SYS-9913

Location

Bury St Edmunds , Suffolk IP33 2EX

Min pay rate

£8.91

Max pay rate

£8.91

Role highlights

Housekeeping Assistant

Full or part time hours are available.

Are you looking for a Housekeeping Assistant / Domestic role that makes a real difference? 

Do you pride yourself with creating and maintaining a clean, relaxing, homely environment for others?

Yes? Here is what makes Care UK different.

Care UK is one of the largest care providers in the UK with over 120 homes. Residents are at the heart of everything we do and so we are offering Cleaners and Housekeeping Assistants the opportunity to make a difference to our resident’s lives whilst undertaking a very important role. This is a chance to work for an industry leader with a holistic and person centred approach to care, and working as part of a close team there is real opportunity to grow and develop your career. 

Led by the Head Housekeeper, you’ll be responsible for carrying out all cleaning duties including communal areas, resident’s rooms and en-suites.  You’ll make sure on a daily basis that deep cleaning tasks are carried out to a high standard, complying with infection control guidelines. It’s important that you respect the privacy and individual needs of the residents. You’ll also need to be comfortable doing some paperwork and re-stocking cleaning supplies as required. It’s a rewarding role and a supportive workplace where we all pull together.

You may or may not have worked in a care home before but it is important to us that you are a caring, positive person with a strong attention to detail whilst taking pride in ensuring a clean and welcoming environment for our residents as well as families and visitors.

We value our colleagues, rewarding them with a great benefits package. This includes, but is not limited to; competitive hourly rates with paid overtime, bank holiday enhancements, free uniform, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme, a wide range of retail discounts and access to a calendar of free training to help enhance your skills.

Where you'll work

Our award winning team at Glastonbury Court care home in Bury St Edmunds offer an impressive range of care, from short-term respite to permanent care for residents living with dementia including residential, nursing and end of life care.

We were delighted to receive an ‘outstanding’ overall rating by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) after our routine inspection in January 2020. We are also proud to have received recent national and regional awards.

 

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Glastonbury Court

Second Chef

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Job reference

SYS-11675

Location

Bury St Edmunds , Suffolk IP33 2EX

Min pay rate

£11.00

Max pay rate

£11.00

Role highlights

If you’re an aspiring chef with experience gained in a high paced kitchen environment and are looking for a rewarding role offering great training, work life balance and the chance to be part of a catering team that are award winning, join Care UK as a Second Chef and make a real difference.

Being a Second Chef at Care UK

Second 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 Second 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 socilabe 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

One of the UK’s leading care home providers, Care UK run over 120 homes and day clubs across the UK that provide residential, nursing, dementia and end-of-life care for older people. A top rated employer in best quality results, our goal is to help every employee fulfil their potential by providing first-class training and support.

Fulfilling lives, fulfilling Careers.

Where you'll work

Glastonbury Court opened earlier this year, providing quality dementia care for older people.

If you're looking for a care home for a much-loved family member, but you’re not sure where to start, the dedicated team at Glastonbury Court care home in Bury St Edmunds provides an impressive range of care all under one roof, so we can cater for your loved one’s unique needs, whatever they may be.

Our care home team provides residential care and nursing care for people living with dementia for up to 80 people. We also provide short term respite care if you want to continue caring for your loved one at home but you would like a break once in a while.

Everything about the care we provide at Glastonbury Court is personalised to your loved one’s needs, wants, likes and dislikes. When your loved one first joins our care home, we work with them and all your family to learn as much as we can about them, so that we are confident that the care we give them meets their precise needs.

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Glastonbury Court

Catering Assistant

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Job reference

SYS-10340

Location

Bury St Edmunds , Suffolk IP33 2EX

Min pay rate

£8.91

Max pay rate

£8.91

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


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

Glastonbury Court opened earlier this year, providing quality dementia care for older people.

If you're looking for a care home for a much-loved family member, but you’re not sure where to start, the dedicated team at Glastonbury Court care home in Bury St Edmunds provides an impressive range of care all under one roof, so we can cater for your loved one’s unique needs, whatever they may be.

Our care home team provides residential care and nursing care for people living with dementia for up to 80 people. We also provide short term respite care if you want to continue caring for your loved one at home but you would like a break once in a while.

Everything about the care we provide at Glastonbury Court is personalised to your loved one’s needs, wants, likes and dislikes. When your loved one first joins our care home, we work with them and all your family to learn as much as we can about them, so that we are confident that the care we give them meets their precise needs.

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Glastonbury Court

Registered General Nurse

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Job reference

SYS-313

Location

Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP33 2EX

Min pay rate

£18.00

Max pay rate

£19.10

Role highlights

About Registered Nurses at Care UK

Registered Nurses at Care UK are role models for great clinical and care governance practice and act as a champion for residents’ safety and dignity. They’re flexible about working hours and deal with difficult situations with tact and diplomacy and previously, they may have come from a Hospital, General Practice or Primary Care background. They enjoy being part of a team and raising standards through innovation and new ideas. And they consider it a privilege to be trusted to look after others. Do you share their values? Then we could have just the role for you.

What you’ll be doing

Being a Registered Nurse doesn’t just mean providing leadership for care staff and supporting residents with a range of complex needs and dependency levels. It means getting to use your wide variety of nursing skills in a unique environment where no two days are the same. It means ensuring the ongoing safety of residents, staff and visitors alike through systematic assessment, monitoring and reviewing processes. And it means spending quality time with residents and being integral to creating long-term care plans for them. Put simply, it means making a difference. A real difference.

What you’ll need

An NMC Registered Nurse who’s used to working with older people, you know how to use clinical assessment tools like Waterlow. You’re also well-organised, understand care planning processes and have a proven ability to write comprehensive care plans. Supervising others and building effective and credible relationships, both internally and externally, comes naturally to you too. What’s more, you’re great at inspiring professionalism and positively influencing others. Above all, you know how 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.

Your safety is our number one priority

Care UK’s safety promise ensures all residents, colleagues and visitors are safe and protected at all times. We have installed fogging machines, thermal cameras and there are hand sanitising stations located throughout our homes. Care UK have also applied a regular testing programme for all colleagues and residents as well as investing in a good supply of PPE and infection control champions.

The Benefits

  • Opportunities to progress through our personalised career paths into more senior and management roles
  • Revalidation support
  • Comprehensive clinical training programme
  • Competitive refer a friend scheme of up to £1000 depending on role
  • Bank holiday enhancements
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Flexible shifts including day, night or weekend shifts
  • Free DBS
  • Free uniform
  • 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

Do not miss out, Apply now!!

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Where you'll work

Our award winning team at Glastonbury Court care home in Bury St Edmunds offer an impressive range of care, from short-term respite to permanent care for residents living with dementia including residential, nursing and end of life care.

We were delighted to receive an ‘outstanding’ overall rating by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) after our routine inspection in January 2020. We are also proud to have received recent national and regional awards.

Based on the outskirts of Bury St Edmunds, Glastonbury Court is close to local bus routes and is commutable from other Suffolk towns including Ipswich and Stowmarket.

At Glastonbury Court, we offer rewarding, fulfilling careers that are full of opportunity. We support all our team members with innovative training and clear career paths, and you can enjoy working in a friendly, supportive environment where our residents' wellbeing is at the heart of everything we do.

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Glastonbury Court

Care Assistant Bank

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Job reference

SYS-5178

Location

Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP13

Min pay rate

£9.10

Max pay rate

£10.40

Role highlights

Have you a passion in supporting older people? Do you have interest Health and Social Care  plus a willingness to learn? Then we can offer you the care career you’ve always wanted, with excellent benefits and flexible hours, including a choice of day, night or weekend shifts.

What you’ll do

Assisting residents with their physical and emotional needs, you will do whatever it takes to help them get the most out of life. More than just a carer, you will be a true friend who champions their dignity and maximises their independence, and you will have an increasingly important part to play in the development of care plans and the induction of new colleagues.

Who you are

With broad knowledge of caring for the elderly, you will be able to make a significant contribution from your first day. To succeed, you should be capable of prioritising your own workload, maintaining detailed records and using your initiative to the full, and you will be determined to develop your skills with our support.

Who we are

With 120 homes and day clubs across the UK, we provide expert respite, residential, nursing, dementia and end-of-life care for older people. Our highly personal, patient-centred approach has seen us enjoy rapid growth, with three new homes planned for next year, so we can offer exceptional career opportunities to people who care as deeply as we do.

What we offer

As one of our valued care assistants you can expect comprehensive training in general clinical care as well as dementia. What’s more, we offer one of the best benefits packages around, including, a stakeholder pension and life assurance scheme, bank holiday enhancements, child care vouchers, thousands of online and in-store discounts and free uniform.

Where you'll work

Glastonbury Court opened earlier this year, providing quality dementia care for older people.

If you're looking for a care home for a much-loved family member, but you’re not sure where to start, the dedicated team at Glastonbury Court care home in Bury St Edmunds provides an impressive range of care all under one roof, so we can cater for your loved one’s unique needs, whatever they may be.

Our care home team provides residential care and nursing care for people living with dementia for up to 80 people. We also provide short term respite care if you want to continue caring for your loved one at home but you would like a break once in a while.

Everything about the care we provide at Glastonbury Court is personalised to your loved one’s needs, wants, likes and dislikes. When your loved one first joins our care home, we work with them and all your family to learn as much as we can about them, so that we are confident that the care we give them meets their precise needs.

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Glastonbury Court

Head Housekeeper

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Job reference

SYS-9438

Location

Bury St Edmunds , Suffolk IP33 2EX

Min pay rate

£9.79

Max pay rate

£9.79

Role highlights

Job Summary

Creating spotless, hospitable and comfortable care homes where residents love to live is vital to what we do at Care UK.

Care UK is one of the UK’s leading providers of health and social care services. As our Head Housekeeper you’ll be central to making our home a palace for residents, their guests and visitors alike.

You’ll lead and supervise the hostess, housekeeping and laundry teams to ensure the home meets the highest standards of hospitality and cleanliness at all times. Daily tasks might include updating the team rota to ensure we’re fully staffed, liaising with residents about the best times to clean their rooms. Above all, you’ll ensure residents and their guests don’t want for anything and that everything runs smoothly 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Are you an experienced head housekeeper - you could be from any sector – and keen to take on a role with more meaning? Are you a great supervisor with a positive ‘can do’ attitude and superb people skills? Do you have a warm personality and great sense of humour that makes you popular with everyone? If so, we’ll treat you to flexible hours and a competitive rate of pay that will add sparkle to your career.

Responsible To Home Manager
 

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare and maintain a 4 week Rota, ensuring the Housekeeping and Hostess teams are adequately staffed at all times.
  • To instruct the Housekeeping team in their role and required duties / allocation.
  • To instruct the Hostess team in their required duties.
  • To provide hospitality services to residents and their guests. Serving meals, snacks and beverages at their request in the location of their choice.
  • Daily to ensure all displayed menus and meal information throughout the home is correct and up to date.
  • To consult with residents on a regular basis to ensure that their needs and choices are being met. Obtain feedback from residents and staff regarding cleaning and laundry quality to ensure that we are meeting the needs of the home and our residents at all times.
  • To ensure that all cleaning and laundry consumables are ordered from current nominated suppliers in line with Company purchasing policy.
  • To ensure stock takes are carried out at the end of each month.
  • To work within agreed budget guidelines on staff costs and consumables and to co-operate in any action necessary so as to keep to budget.
  • To implement and maintain cleaning schedules for the entire home and ensure that they are adhered too.
  • To ensure cleaning of all areas of the home are to the highest standard, including grounds.
  • Establish and maintain a rapport with individual residents and agree a convenient time to carry out cleaning of their personal rooms.
  • To organise deep cleaning duties when required.
  • To ensure the laundry of residents clothing is to the highest standard, including ironing.
  • Ensure the Laundry team collect and return laundry to the correct area of the home on a regular basis, and put away personal clothing of residents in a neat and tidy manner.
  • Ensure that all residents’ wardrobes and clothing drawers are kept clean, neat and tidy.
  • Ensure deliveries are checked against order forms and ensure that invoices are accurate, and to action any discrepancies immediately.
  • Ensure catering, cleaning and laundry supplies are stored safely and used effectively to minimise wastage.
  • Maintain a high standard of hygiene within the home and adhere to COSSH guidelines.
  • Maintain health and safety in the home by adhering to the company’s policies and procedures at all times, including instructions in the Facilities Manual.
  • To co-operate with requests from the Home Manager and residents wherever possible.
  • To attend resident/relative meetings whenever possible.


Skills & Experience

  • Experience of supervising a team of staff.
  • To understand and ability to adhere to infection control, health and safety/COSHH guidelines
  • Proven communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Proven ability to organise priorities.
  • To recruit, motivate and lead a team of staff
  • Ability to appreciate the needs of others
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to work unsupervised, using initiative and maintain professional standards, even when under pressure
  • Flexible to meet the needs of the home
  • Smart appearance, good personal hygiene standards.
  • Sense of humour and a lively, sociable personality
  • Shares ideas with others [to make improvements]
  • Keen to learn and improve own performance
  • Committed to communicate with customers to understand their needs
  • Will go the extra mile to help fulfil customers’ needs
  • Has a ‘can-do’ attitude to work
  • Enjoys working effectively as part of a team


Qualifications

  • GCSEs (or equivalent) including English and Maths

Where you'll work

Glastonbury Court opened earlier this year, providing quality dementia care for older people.

If you're looking for a care home for a much-loved family member, but you’re not sure where to start, the dedicated team at Glastonbury Court care home in Bury St Edmunds provides an impressive range of care all under one roof, so we can cater for your loved one’s unique needs, whatever they may be.

Our care home team provides residential care and nursing care for people living with dementia for up to 80 people. We also provide short term respite care if you want to continue caring for your loved one at home but you would like a break once in a while.

Everything about the care we provide at Glastonbury Court is personalised to your loved one’s needs, wants, likes and dislikes. When your loved one first joins our care home, we work with them and all your family to learn as much as we can about them, so that we are confident that the care we give them meets their precise needs.

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Glastonbury Court

Team Leader Care

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Job reference

SYS-11662

Location

Bury St Edmunds , Suffolk IP33 2EX

Min pay rate

£12.11

Max pay rate

£12.11

Role highlights

If you have NVQ Level 3 and proven experience of caring for older people, and are looking for a rewarding role that comes with excellent training and great opportunities for personal development, join Care UK as a Team Leader and make a real difference.

Being a Team Leader at Care UK

Team Leaders at Care UK are flexible in approach and have broad experience of caring for others and leading shifts. They’re great at building relationships and inspiring others too. Collaborating and sharing information and ideas comes naturally to them, as does using tact and diplomacy to deal with challenging situations and quickly resolving them. Their innovations help to raise standards, while their passion for what they do is second to none. And, they consider it a privilege to be trusted to look after others. Do you have the same sort of attributes? Then we could have just the role for you.

 

What you’ll be doing

Being a Team Leader Is about acting as a role model by leading and supervising carers day-to-day, working alongside them and completing regular staff appraisals. It’s also about taking responsibility for case managing residents and liaising with families, health care professional and other stakeholders to ensure that the best care plans are created and delivered. Working closely with nurses to develop the services we provide is an important aspect of the role too, as is administering medication and carrying out risk assessments. Put simply, it’s about making a difference. A real difference.

What you’ll need

Well-organised, IT literate and adept at allocating and delegating work appropriately, you have a proven ability to lead and supervise others and a good understanding of care planning processes. What’s more, you're trained, or willing to train, to administer medication and used to contributing to, monitoring and implementing changes that improve outcomes for residents. 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

  • Competitive rates of pay – we continuously review pay in your local market
  • Opportunities to progress through our personalised career paths into more senior and management roles whilst growing your earnings
  • Earn whilst you learn and take on a variety of apprenticeships applicable to your role enabling you to increase your pay once achieved
  • 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
  • Flexible hours, including day, night or weekend shifts
  • 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


One of the UK’s leading care home providers, Care UK run over 120 homes and day clubs across the UK that provide residential, nursing, dementia and end-of-life care for older people. A top rated employer in best quality results, our goal is to help every employee fulfil their potential by providing first-class training and support.

Fulfilling lives, fulfilling Careers.

Where you'll work

Glastonbury Court opened earlier this year, providing quality dementia care for older people.

If you're looking for a care home for a much-loved family member, but you’re not sure where to start, the dedicated team at Glastonbury Court care home in Bury St Edmunds provides an impressive range of care all under one roof, so we can cater for your loved one’s unique needs, whatever they may be.

Our care home team provides residential care and nursing care for people living with dementia for up to 80 people. We also provide short term respite care if you want to continue caring for your loved one at home but you would like a break once in a while.

Everything about the care we provide at Glastonbury Court is personalised to your loved one’s needs, wants, likes and dislikes. When your loved one first joins our care home, we work with them and all your family to learn as much as we can about them, so that we are confident that the care we give them meets their precise needs.

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Glastonbury Court

Care Assistant

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Job reference

SYS-243

Location

Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP33 2EX

Min pay rate

£9.10

Max pay rate

£10.10

Role highlights

If you're passionate and caring and looking for a rewarding job that comes with excellent training and great opportunities for personal development, join Care UK as a Care Assistant and make a real difference!

Being a Care Assistant at Care UK

Care Assistants at Care UK come from all walks of life. We are looking for Care Assistants to join the team who share the same values as us: care, passion and teamwork! You will have a passion for helping people when it comes to care and put the residents at the heart of everything you do.

Here's what you can benefit from working with us:

• Job security

• Plenty of PPE

• Wellbeing support

• Career development and training including NVQ qualifications 

• Free parking

• Pension contribution

• 2 weeks paid induction

• Earn whilst you learn

• Quality bespoke training to develop your skills

• Bank holiday enhancements

• Free uniform

• Free DBS

• Thousands of online and in-store discounts

• £250 refer a friend bonus

What you’ll be doing

Being a Care Assistant doesn’t just mean helping residents to remain as active and independent as possible while respecting their rights of choice, privacy and dignity. It means having fun and laughter with them and using your skills to help them deal with day-to-day difficulties like personal care and meal times. It also means working as part of a team to identify their unique goals and implement personalised care plans. And, it means working flexibly to help them explore new interests, engage in physical exercise and activities and make sure they enjoy themselves in a stimulating and homely environment.

What you’ll need to have:

Experience of caring/support worker for others would be useful, not necessarily in a paid role – you may have looked after an elderly relative or friend. More important though is your kind-hearted nature, your belief in teamwork and your ability to use your initiative and imagination, follow instructions and prioritise a busy workload. You’ll be comfortable talking to, and working with, people from different professions, you’re great at keeping records too.

Where you'll work

Our award winning team at Glastonbury Court care home in Bury St Edmunds offer an impressive range of care, from short-term respite to permanent care for residents living with dementia including residential, nursing and end of life care.

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Glastonbury Court

Head Chef

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Job reference

SYS-9759

Location

Bury St Edmunds , Suffolk IP33 2EX

Min pay rate

£13.79

Max pay rate

£13.79

Role highlights

If you’re an experienced and ambitious chef who’s looking for career progression, a great work life balance and the chance to be part of the team that are award winning caterers in the care sector, join Care UK as a Head Chef and make a real difference.

Being a Head Chef at Care UK

Head Chefs at Care UK are well organised, highly motivated, flexible and enthusiastic. They have what it takes to build trust, maintain team discipline and boost morale. They enjoy collaborating with others and sharing ideas and information. They're great at delegating and stretching people’s responsibilities in order to develop them. And, they have full access to  a large supply chain for all catering requirements and the autonomy to create nutritious well balanced menus for everyone. Do you have the same sort of attributes? Then we could have just the role for you.

What you’ll be doing

Being a Head Chef isn’t just about maintaining high standards in all areas of the kitchen. 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. It’s about recruiting, training, supervising and developing a team to help them make the most of their potential. And, it’s about ordering supplies, maintaining agreed stock levels, working to a budget and completing monthly audits. Put simply, it’s about making a difference. A real difference.

What you’ll need

A Catering Diploma (City & Guilds/BTEC), NVQ 2/3 in practical cookery and Health and Safety and Food Hygiene Certificates (minimum level 2) are essential. You’ll also need to have relevant high cover kitchen experience and a good understanding of HACCP. Great at planning nutritionally balanced menus and catering for specific dietary needs, you're efficient at ordering, stock control and working within a budget and comfortable carrying out staff meetings and training. 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.

  • Alternate weekend working and socilabe working hours
  • Competitive rates of pay – we continuously review pay in your local market
  • Opportunities to progress through our personalised career paths into regional support roles
  • 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


One of the UK’s leading care home providers, Care UK run over 120 homes and day clubs across the UK that provide residential, nursing, dementia and end-of-life care for older people. A top rated employer in best quality results, our goal is to help every employee fulfil their potential by providing first-class training and support.

Fulfilling lives, fulfilling Careers.

Where you'll work

Glastonbury Court opened earlier this year, providing quality dementia care for older people.

Our care home team provides residential care and nursing care for people living with dementia for up to 80 people. We also provide short term respite care if you want to continue caring for your loved one at home but you would like a break once in a while.

Everything about the care we provide at Glastonbury Court is personalised to your loved one’s needs, wants, likes and dislikes. When your loved one first joins our care home, we work with them and all your family to learn as much as we can about them, so that we are confident that the care we give them meets their precise needs.

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Glastonbury Court

Team Leader Care Bank

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Job reference

SYS-8225

Location

Bury St Edmunds , Suffolk IP33 2EX

Min pay rate

£10.20

Max pay rate

£11.70

Role highlights

To professionally lead the care team during any span of duty, ensuring that a safe, effective and efficient care service is maintained which meets the needs of residents and purchasers.  To provide care to residents in accordance with their assessed needs to an industry leading standard.
 

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership and support for care staff and act as a champion for residents’ safety and dignity.
  • To maintain skills and knowledge and ensure that care is delivered according to latest guidelines and best practice evidence available.
  • Ensure the ongoing safety of residents, staff and visitors through systematic assessment, monitoring and reviewing processes.
  • Ensure that clear and accurate records and communication systems relating to clinical and care delivery are maintained and effectively used.
  • Act as a role model for good clinical and care governance practice.
  • Provide leadership and support for care staff and act as a champion for residents’ safety and dignity.
  • Provide effective leadership and support for the care team.
  • Supervise care staff on a day to day basis and through formal supervision processes.
  • Liaise with GPs and other health professionals to ensure that residents receive the medical and clinical support they require.
  • Demand high quality care delivery focused on residents individually assessed needs and choices.
  • Promote the professional image of the services through excellent communication, appropriate behaviour and professional appearance.
  • Support new Team Leaders and care staff in the completion of induction programs, training and competency assessment.


Skills & Experience

  • Maintain skills and keep up to date with clinical developments and best practice in areas relevant to care delivery in the home.
  • Undertaken training appropriate to the roll, as agreed with the Home Manager, and ensure learning is shared and transferred into practice.
  • Review the daily delivery of care, including pressure area prevention, nutrition and infection prevention and control procedures. Ensure high standards of care delivery are maintained.
  • To be responsible for the safe and appropriate management, administration and recording of medication, including controlled drugs and oxygen, in accordance with Care UK Policies and Procedures.
  • Act at all times within your own skills and competence.
  • To attend all statutory and mandatory training as required by the Company in order to fulfil your duties.
  • Conduct and document care and risk assessments and develop care plans related to the assessed needs and choices of individual residents.
  • Ensure that areas of identified risk are appropriately monitored and outcomes recorded and acted upon e.g. fluid and nutrition charts, turning regimes, blood glucose monitoring.
  • Report all accidents and incidents promptly in accordance with Care UK Policy. Ensure accident/incident reports are written clearly and concisely and that any remedial action or learning is incorporated into care delivery.
  • Ensure that residents are encouraged and supported to remain as independent and active as possible. Promote the philosophy of activity based care.
  • Ensure the safety and comfort of all residents, whilst encouraging a happy, homely atmosphere.
  • Be knowledgeable about Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Policies and Procedures and report any untoward events in accordance with Care UK and Local Authority requirements.
  • Ensure that clinical equipment is maintained in a safe, clean and fully functional state. Report any equipment failures or damage to the Home Manager.
  • Be responsible for the care and protection of residents’ property.
  • To maintain standards of infection control within the home and to assist residents to maintain their own infection control needs.
  • Ensure that clear and accurate records and communication systems relating to clinical and care delivery are maintained and effectively used
  • Be aware of company policies and procedures and ensure requirements are incorporated into practice.
  • Ensure effective and clearly documented handover systems are maintained to facilitate the effective transfer of information between staff and shifts.
  • Attend and participate in Team Leader and staff meetings as arranged by the Home Manager/Deputy Manager/Clinical Lead.
  • Understand the requirements of the Mental Capacity Act (2005) and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (2008) in relation to consent and best interest decision making.
  • Provide information to residents and relatives in relation to care delivery, being mindful of data protection and Caldicott requirements.
  • Ensure high standard of record keeping are maintained in accordance with the Health and Social Care Act (2008) and Essential Standards of Quality and Safety (2010) and Company requirements.

Where you'll work

Glastonbury Court opened earlier this year, providing quality dementia care for older people.

If you're looking for a care home for a much-loved family member, but you’re not sure where to start, the dedicated team at Glastonbury Court care home in Bury St Edmunds provides an impressive range of care all under one roof, so we can cater for your loved one’s unique needs, whatever they may be.

Our care home team provides residential care and nursing care for people living with dementia for up to 80 people. We also provide short term respite care if you want to continue caring for your loved one at home but you would like a break once in a while.

Everything about the care we provide at Glastonbury Court is personalised to your loved one’s needs, wants, likes and dislikes. When your loved one first joins our care home, we work with them and all your family to learn as much as we can about them, so that we are confident that the care we give them meets their precise needs.