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Executive chef - Roseberry Care Centres, Swiss Cottage

Salary: £26,000 - £29,120

Hours: 40

Description: Are you dynamic? Innovative? Enjoy a challenge? Can you meet the varied and complex dietary needs of older people? We are an 84 bedded care home in Leighton Buzzard looking for an executive chef to lead the current catering team to provide nutritious, healthy and enjoyable meals to our residents many of whom have specialist dietary needs such as soft diets, pureed diets and fortified diets. Others have medical conditions which affect their diet such as diabetes. Think you can take the challenge? We would like to hear from you.

Closing date: 2 June 2017


Telephone: 01582 377922

Activity coordinator - Roseberry Care Centres, Swiss Cottage

Salary: £7.50 per hour

Hours: 37.5

Description: Helping to support the team in ensuring that the residents of Swiss Cottage have an activity programme that is person centred and gives value and meaning to every day. The role is full time working one weekend a month and one evening a week.

Closing date: 1 June 2017


Telephone: 01582 377922

Care assistant - Roseberry Care Centres, Swiss Cottage

Salary: £7.50 per hour

Hours: 37.5

Description: The post holder will assist in the provision of care and work as part of a team to achieve required standards. Care Assistants will ensure Service Users retain their dignity and individuality and will be involved in the general activities of the Care Centre.

Read full job description on Roseberry Care Centres' website (link opens in new window)

Closing date: 5 June 2017


Telephone: 01582 377922

Home support worker - Care Forum (MK) Ltd.

Salary: £7 - £8.80 per hour

Hours: varied

Description: Recently rated Outstanding by the CQC, Care Forum provides services to children and families with disabilities.

We are seeking carers who share our passion for ensuring children have fun in their lives and learn new skills and for parents to have a break from their children to recharge their batteries. If you have a few hours to spare after school time, evenings and school holidays and can drive and have use of a car then we'd love to hear from you.

In return you will enjoy rewarding activities in the community and make a real difference to people's lives.

Closing date: Ongoing


Telephone: 01908 584136

Care worker - Westminster Homecare

Salary: £7.50 - £9.75 per hour

Hours: part time / full time

Description: Here at Westminster Homecare we have a team of excellent care workers who give quality care, support and assistance to predominantly older people who want to live in their own homes and maintain their independence. The demand for our home care services across Leighton Buzzard is increasing and as such we need new and experienced care workers to join us so we can continue to deliver high quality personal care through our local, well supported care worker teams.

Our clients are in Leighton Buzzard and surrounding area so your own car transport is essential.

Key Responsibilities: Assist vulnerable adults who may have health needs to achieve their daily tasks set out by their person centred care plan. Assistance may include personal care needs, continence care, companionship and assisting with meal provision and/or to eat a meal.

If equipment is required to carry out daily tasks (full training is provided). Promote independence at all times where possible. Some household duties /light cleaning may be required at times. Accurately record and read notes that are in the care plan regarding what has been completed with the service user that day.

Why work for us? We offer genuine flexible hours; although the majority of our carers work mornings and/or evenings, share weekend cover and enjoy a guaranteed number of hours. As part of Westminster Homecare you can expect the culture and personal touch that small, local home care agencies provide with the reassurance that being part of a bigger organisation can offer.

As a valued Care worker with Westminster Homecare you can enjoy:

  • good rates of pay – enhanced hourly rates for weekend or evening work and receive up to double pay for working bank holidays. Your pay is paid by BACS every 4 weeks
  • mileage
  • QCF (formally NVQ) - following your probation period you will be offered the opportunity to undertake a QCF and receive an enhanced hourly rate
  • training pay – we will pay for attending mandatory training sessions
  • working in a team – that is passionate about delivering outstanding care
  • carer of the month prize – one exceptional individual at each branch is rewarded with £20 gift vouchers each month (subject to conditions) and entry into our reward excellence scheme with the chance to win £200
  • pension – all our employees are invited to join our stakeholder pension scheme
  • refer a friend scheme - if you refer someone you know to work for Westminster Homecare you will receive a £100 reward (subject to conditions)
  • childcare vouchers – those that have or care for children are invited to join the childcare voucher scheme (subject to conditions)

Recruitment weekend - Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 April, between 10am and 4pm.

Come along to Greenfields Extra Care Scheme, Theedway, Leighton Buzzard, LU7 9SP to find out more about Westminster Homecare and the opportunities we have to offer.

Closing date: Ongoing

Telephone: 01908 373734

Care assistant

Hours: Full time, part time, bank holidays.
Pay rate
: Enhancements paid for weekend and night shifts.
Recruiting care assistants to work in a residential nursing home, caring for young, physically disabled, people. Experience preferred, but not essential as full training given.
Please call 01525 403247 for an application form.

Care assistant

Location: Biggleswade, Sandy, Potton, Broom, Moggerhanger, Stotfold
Hours: Shift patterns, 16 - 40 hours per week between 7am and 10pm daily.
Pay rate
: Competitive

Sevacare currently has vacancies within Biggleswade, Sandy, Potton, Broom, Moggerhanger and Stotfold and all surrounding areas.
Experience is not essential as full training will be provided. The successful applicant’s duties will include personal care, shopping, preparing meals and other associated tasks within the client’s home. We expect our carers to provide a high standard of care to all our clients at all times. Sevacare offer a competitive salary the chance to work within our existing dynamic and friendly team. This position is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service disclosure, this expense is financed by Sevacare. Free company uniform provided. You can also send in your expression of interest along with a copy of your CV to the email address below.

For enquiries, please email, call 01767 312500 / 0800 042 9999 or call into your local Sevacare branch at Unit 1, Stratton Park, Dunton Lane, Biggleswade, SG18 8QS to pick up an application form.

Care assistant

Location: Central Bedfordshire, Hitchin, Wheathampstead, St. Albans
Hours: Full time, permanent and part time contracts available
Pay rate: Generous hourly rates

GenerixCare is currently recruiting for Care Assistants interested in joining us in making a positive difference for our clients a Care Assistant you will be responsible for providing home care support and assistance to clients in their own homes and in the community. GenerixCare provides a range of care and support services for elderly, physically and mentally disabled adults across Hertfordshire and Central Bedfordshire. Full UK driving licence required.

For enquiries, please call 01582 932432.

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