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Sway Place

Head Chef

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Job reference

SYS-13481

Location

Sway Place, Chruch Lane, Sway, Hampshire SO41 6AD

Min pay rate

34,500

Max pay rate

34,500

Role highlights

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 sociable 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

Where you'll work

Sway Place (part of the Care UK family) sits in the beautiful New Forest National Park, just a short drive from Brockenhurst and the coast. Our home is not just a stunning building; it also provides luxury in every area, from our stylish lounges and library to the five-acre grounds. We have something for everybody and provide high-quality care and real quality of life. We provide nursing, dementia and residential care. Sway Place would love to welcome you to the team to show you what a career at Care UK has to offer!

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Sway Place

Maintenance Co-ordinator

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Job reference

SYS-13421

Location

Sway Place, Chruch Lane, Sway, Hampshire SO41 6AD

Min pay rate

11.50

Max pay rate

11.50

Role highlights

The Maintenance Coordinator helps to maintain a safe and comfortable environment for our residents and to ensure the smooth running of our facilities. This involves contractor liaison and maintenance compliance tasks including: plumbing, HVAC, electrical, resident emergency systems, equipment repairs and interior/exterior finishes. 

About you

A good understanding of basic building/maintenance trades
A background knowledge of systems such as HVAC, plumbing, electrical, and mechanical and fire safety systems
Effective written and verbal communication skills in English 
Good judgement, problem solving and decision making skills

What we will give you
As a Maintenance Coordinator 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

Sway Place (part of the Care UK family) sits in the beautiful New Forest National Park, just a short drive from Brockenhurst and the coast. Our home is not just a stunning building; it also provides luxury in every area, from our stylish lounges and library to the five-acre grounds. We have something for everybody and provide high-quality care and real quality of life. We provide nursing, dementia and residential care. Sway Place would love to welcome you to the team to show you what a career at Care UK has to offer!

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Sway Place

Housekeeper Bank

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Job reference

SYS-12931

Location

Sway Place, Chruch Lane, Sway, Hampshire SO41 6AD

Min pay rate

10.25

Max pay rate

10.50

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

Sway Place (part of the Care UK family) sits in the beautiful New Forest National Park, just a short drive from Brockenhurst and the coast. Our home is not just a stunning building; it also provides luxury in every area, from our stylish lounges and library to the five-acre grounds. We have something for everybody and provide high-quality care and real quality of life. We provide nursing, dementia and residential care. Sway Place would love to welcome you to the team to show you what a career at Care UK has to offer!

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Sway Place

Hospitality Assistant Bank

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Job reference

SYS-12930

Location

Sway Place, Chruch Lane, Sway, Hampshire SO41 6AD

Min pay rate

10.25

Max pay rate

10.50

Role highlights

Helping to create a warm, inviting atmosphere, the Hospitality Assistant links the kitchen team to the care team by delivering a positive, professional dining experience to our residents. 

About you

  • Experience in the catering services is beneficial although not essential
  • Food handling course qualification desirable
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Good judgement, problem solving and decision making skills

What we will give you

As a Hospitality Assistant 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

Sway Place (part of the Care UK family) sits in the beautiful New Forest National Park, just a short drive from Brockenhurst and the coast. Our home is not just a stunning building; it also provides luxury in every area, from our stylish lounges and library to the five-acre grounds. We have something for everybody and provide high-quality care and real quality of life. We provide nursing, dementia and residential care. Sway Place would love to welcome you to the team to show you what a career at Care UK has to offer!

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Sway Place

Care Assistant Bank

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Job reference

SYS-12929

Location

Sway Place, Chruch Lane, Sway, Hampshire SO41 6AD

Min pay rate

10.50

Max pay rate

10.80

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

Sway Place (part of the Care UK family) sits in the beautiful New Forest National Park, just a short drive from Brockenhurst and the coast. Our home is not just a stunning building; it also provides luxury in every area, from our stylish lounges and library to the five-acre grounds. We have something for everybody and provide high-quality care and real quality of life. We provide nursing, dementia and residential care. Sway Place would love to welcome you to the team to show you what a career at Care UK has to offer!

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Sway Place

Activities Assistant Bank

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Job reference

SYS-12928

Location

Sway Place, Chruch Lane, Sway, Hampshire SO41 6AD

Role highlights

Helping to organise a varied activities programme for our residents, it will be your responsibility to make sure the programme runs smoothly. This will include involving the residents, their families and other team members, to make sure each and every activity is a success. It’s about being enthusiastic and creative, making the residents feel included but also stimulated and challenged. You’ll be supported by our dedicated activities team.

About you

  • Experience of supporting, organising and scheduling programmes of events or activities
  • Great organisation skills, listening skills, good written, non-verbal and verbal communication skills The ability to lead and motivate volunteers
  • Knowledge of safety regulations and quality assurance
  • Previous experience working within a care home and with older people is desirable


What we will give you

As an Activities Assistant 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

Sway Place (part of the Care UK family) sits in the beautiful New Forest National Park, just a short drive from Brockenhurst and the coast. Our home is not just a stunning building; it also provides luxury in every area, from our stylish lounges and library to the five-acre grounds. We have something for everybody and provide high-quality care and real quality of life. We provide nursing, dementia and residential care. Sway Place would love to welcome you to the team to show you what a career at Care UK has to offer!

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Sway Place

Care Assistant

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Job reference

SYS-12776

Location

Sway Place, Chruch Lane, Sway, Hampshire SO41 6AD

Min pay rate

£10.50

Max pay rate

£10.80

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

Sway Place (part of the Care UK family) sits in the beautiful New Forest National Park, just a short drive from Brockenhurst and the coast. Our home is not just a stunning building; it also provides luxury in every area, from our stylish lounges and library to the five-acre grounds. We have something for everybody and provide high-quality care and real quality of life. We provide nursing, dementia and residential care. Sway Place would love to welcome you to the team to show you what a career at Care UK has to offer!

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Sway Place

Housekeeper

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Job reference

SYS-12772

Location

Sway Place, Chruch Lane, Sway, Hampshire SO41 6AD

Min pay rate

£10.25

Max pay rate

£10.50

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

Sway Place (part of the Care UK family) sits in the beautiful New Forest National Park, just a short drive from Brockenhurst and the coast. Our home is not just a stunning building; it also provides luxury in every area, from our stylish lounges and library to the five-acre grounds. We have something for everybody and provide high-quality care and real quality of life. We provide nursing, dementia and residential care. Sway Place would love to welcome you to the team to show you what a career at Care UK has to offer!

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Carpathia Grange

Domestic

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Job reference

SYS-9864

Location

Southampton Road, Hythe, Southampton, Hampshire SO45 5GQ

Min pay rate

£9.50 per hour

Max pay rate

£9.50 per hour

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

Carpathia Grange opened in Hythe in the summer of 2019. This state-of-the-art care home delivers the very latest in luxury living alongside an impressive range of care services, from nursing and residential care, to short-term respite care and dementia care. At Care UK, we’re passionate about enabling residents to continue enjoying a fantastic lifestyle that’s all about doing the things they love. As part of our skilled team you will get to know all of the residents so that you can create personalised care and lifestyle plans for them. Our commitment to delivering person-centred care means that we will involve residents, relatives and you, in planning their care and daily life

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Carpathia Grange

Nurse Manager Bank

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Job reference

SYS-10606

Location

Southampton Road, Hythe, Southampton, Hampshire SO45 5GQ

Min pay rate

20.30

Max pay rate

21.30

Role highlights

Nurse Manager

Are you an organised, methodical Nurse who is passionate about delivering positive change? Do you want a fast-moving nursing career with Care UK and help our residents get more out of life every day.

What you’ll do

Our Nurse Managers at Care UK support the care team to ensure we fully meet residents’ medical, physical and emotional requirements. You will mentor & motivate colleagues; champion residents’ safety and dignity and drive continuous improvement whilst ensuring compliance with our clinical governance framework. You will provide excellent hands on clinical support to our nursing residents supporting and advocating dignity and choice and will embrace our Living Well with Dementia Strategy helping to educate those you supervise in creating an environment that focus’ on the enrichment of our residents lives.

Who you are

An NMC Registered Nurse (RGN, RMN or RNLD), you will be well versed in Care Planning processes, Catheterisation, Wound Care, Venepuncture, palliative care and fully familiar with clinical assessment tools. You will be keen to develop your leadership skills and clinical knowledge, capable of building close relationships with residents and their families, and determined to drive continuous improvement.

Where you'll work

Carpathia Grange opened in Hythe in the summer of 2019. This state-of-the-art care home delivers the very latest in luxury living alongside an impressive range of care services, from nursing and residential care, to short-term respite care and dementia care. At Care UK, we’re passionate about enabling residents to continue enjoying a fantastic lifestyle that’s all about doing the things they love. As part of our skilled team you will get to know all of the residents so that you can create personalised care and lifestyle plans for them. Our commitment to delivering person-centred care means that we will involve residents, relatives and you, in planning their care and daily life