We are always on the look out for individuals who have a natural talent in caring for others. Our employees come from all walks of life, and if we find a candidate that embraces our values, we will equip them with all the training they need.

We are a caring employer and are committed to developing, nurturing and rewarding our people. Testament to this is being awarded Care Employer of the Year 2010. If you would like to become a member of the Carebase family, please get in touch. Please email recruitment@carebase.org.uk or call us on 0844 332 0599.

Current Vacancies

  • Care Assistant, Colchester, Essex£competitive

    We are currently recruiting for an experienced care assistant to join our care home in Colchester

    Job Description for "Care Assistant"

    Job Description

    Key Objectives:

    • To ensure that the company’s mission statement, key values, & organisational business plan are carried out through all aspects of patient care.
    • To assist the Senior Person on duty in all aspects of delivering care to all service users.
    • To ensure all residents are cared for with respect, dignity and in a way which promotes independence.
    • To participate in the efficient routine at the home and provide the highest possible standard of professional, personal & social care.
    • To ensure that the physical décor and tidiness of the home is maintained at the highest level.
    • To maintain an awareness of expected responsibility, team work, commitment and dependability.
    • Carebase’s Core Values:

    Care & compassion

    • Respect & appreciation
    • Teamwork & enjoyment
    • Focus and discipline
    • Creativity and innovation
    • Honesty and integrity
    • The work of Care Staff involves a great deal of personal contact with residents & visitors. As a carer you must conduct yourself in a professional manner at all times. Be trustworthy, friendly, amenable & approachable, helpful, considerate and appreciate other people’s views; be respectful and capable of constructive thinking.

    If you are looking to move and want a career in Care then this could be the role for you. Apply today to nikki.leaney@carebase.org.uk

    Apply Now
  • Care Assistants, nights and days, Guildford, Surrey£competitive

    We are currently recruiting for an experienced care assistant to join our care home in Guildford

    Job Description for "Care Assistants, nights and days"

    Job Description

    Key Responsibilities:

    • To provide the highest level of personal care (toileting, washing, bathing etc) and attention to Residents, following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive. To act as a key worker for a named group of Residents, ensuring that these responsibilities are carried out in full.
    • To understand and comply with all statutory and legal requirements which are relevant such as Health & Safety, COSHH, all aspects of the Care Standards Act, to maintain a safe environment throughout the Home.
    • To participate in the formulation and maintenance of individual care plans for each Resident and
      administer medication to Residents as prescribed, accurately maintaining appropriate records for both.
    • To liaise with other care professionals relating to the care needs of the Residents.
    • To always be alert to Residents – physical and mental well being, immediately reporting any accidents or changes in a Resident’s condition to a senior person on duty, and to accurately maintain and update Residents’ records as required.
    • To respect and maintain confidentiality of Resident’s personal information at all times, this includes resident’s behaviour and actions and any incidents that may occur in the course of day to day care.
    • Be understanding and patient towards residents and their needs, and encourage, assist and support Residents to participate in leisure activities
      as appropriate to the individual, ensuring their social and emotional needs are met. This also includes escorting Residents to outside appointments and leisure outings.
    • Responsible for making and changing beds, tidying Resident’s room, undertaking light cleaning duties as
      needed, ensure any maintenance work is reported and generally assisting in ensuring that the Carebase
      Home is kept clean, pleasant and welcoming at all times.
    • Helping to serve meals and drinks at meal times and other times when required, taking care to present meals and refreshments in an attractive way, with polite and courteous service. Also, to provide the appropriate level of support and help for Residents who need assistance with feeding and dressing.
    • To be an active and supportive member of the Care team, contributing to team meetings, training and development, ensuring good communication ensuring that Carebase is a friendly and supportive working environment.

    Relevant facts and figures relating to the job

    Key worker to designated Residents.
    Formal supervision of junior staff.

    Job Context
    This role is a team role, but with clear responsibility for specified Residents along with overseeing and supervising care teams. Clear communication with other team members is essential.

    Key Challenges

    To supervise and support the care team, ensuring that Carebase’s values of trust, respect and care are always maintained and that each team member treats residents in the way that they would expect to be treated themselves.

    Core Values:

    • Care and compassion.
    • Respect and appreciation.
    • Teamwork and enjoyment.
    • Focus and best practice.
    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Recognition and reward.
    • Creativity and innovation.
    • Development and investment.
    • We will sustainably fulfil our mission and vision by building a
      strong financial platform.

    Key Measures

    Mandatory training is up to date.
    Personal accountability for own training and development needs.

    Person Specification

    Good numeracy and literacy skills.
    A warm and friendly disposition.
    Good communication skills, able to put others at ease.
    A strong team worker.
    Reliable and punctual.
    Willingness to develop new skills.

    Apply Now
  • Care Assistants, Drayton, Norfolk£competitive

    We are currently recruiting for an experienced care assistant to join our care home in Drayton

    Job Description for "Care Assistants"

    Job Description

    Key Responsibilities:

    • To provide the highest level of personal care (toileting, washing, bathing etc) and attention to Residents, following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive. To act as a key worker for a named group of Residents, ensuring that these responsibilities are carried out in full.
    • To understand and comply with all statutory and legal requirements which are relevant such as Health & Safety, COSHH, all aspects of the Care Standards Act, to maintain a safe environment throughout the Home.
    • To participate in the formulation and maintenance of individual care plans for each Resident and
      administer medication to Residents as prescribed, accurately maintaining appropriate records for both.
    • To liaise with other care professionals relating to the care needs of the Residents.
    • To always be alert to Residents – physical and mental well being, immediately reporting any accidents or changes in a Resident’s condition to a senior person on duty, and to accurately maintain and update Residents’ records as required.
    • To respect and maintain confidentiality of Resident’s personal information at all times, this includes resident’s behaviour and actions and any incidents that may occur in the course of day to day care.
    • Be understanding and patient towards residents and their needs, and encourage, assist and support Residents to participate in leisure activities
      as appropriate to the individual, ensuring their social and emotional needs are met. This also includes escorting Residents to outside appointments and leisure outings.
    • Responsible for making and changing beds, tidying Resident’s room, undertaking light cleaning duties as
      needed, ensure any maintenance work is reported and generally assisting in ensuring that the Carebase
      Home is kept clean, pleasant and welcoming at all times.
    • Helping to serve meals and drinks at meal times and other times when required, taking care to present meals and refreshments in an attractive way, with polite and courteous service. Also, to provide the appropriate level of support and help for Residents who need assistance with feeding and dressing.
    • To be an active and supportive member of the Care team, contributing to team meetings, training and development, ensuring good communication ensuring that Carebase is a friendly and supportive working environment.

    Relevant facts and figures relating to the job

    Key worker to designated Residents.
    Formal supervision of junior staff.

    Job Context
    This role is a team role, but with clear responsibility for specified Residents along with overseeing and supervising care teams. Clear communication with other team members is essential.

    Key Challenges

    To supervise and support the care team, ensuring that Carebase’s values of trust, respect and care are always maintained and that each team member treats residents in the way that they would expect to be treated themselves.

    Core Values:

    • Care and compassion.
    • Respect and appreciation.
    • Teamwork and enjoyment.
    • Focus and best practice.
    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Recognition and reward.
    • Creativity and innovation.
    • Development and investment.
    • We will sustainably fulfil our mission and vision by building a
      strong financial platform.

    Key Measures

    Mandatory training is up to date.
    Personal accountability for own training and development needs.

    Person Specification

    Good numeracy and literacy skills.
    A warm and friendly disposition.
    Good communication skills, able to put others at ease.
    A strong team worker.
    Reliable and punctual.
    Willingness to develop new skills.

    Apply Now
  • Nurse, Drayton, Norfolk£competitive

    We are currently recruiting for an experienced nurse to join our care home in Drayton

    Job Description for "Nurse"

    Job Description

    Key Responsibilities:

    • To provide the highest level of personal care (toileting, washing, bathing etc) and attention to Residents, following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive. To act as a key worker for a named group of Residents, ensuring that these responsibilities are carried out in full.
    • To understand and comply with all statutory and legal requirements which are relevant such as Health & Safety, COSHH, all aspects of the Care Standards Act, to maintain a safe environment throughout the Home.
    • To participate in the formulation and maintenance of individual care plans for each Resident and
      administer medication to Residents as prescribed, accurately maintaining appropriate records for both.
    • To liaise with other care professionals relating to the care needs of the Residents.
    • To always be alert to Residents – physical and mental well being, immediately reporting any accidents or changes in a Resident’s condition to a senior person on duty, and to accurately maintain and update Residents’ records as required.
    • To respect and maintain confidentiality of Resident’s personal information at all times, this includes resident’s behaviour and actions and any incidents that may occur in the course of day to day care.
    • Be understanding and patient towards residents and their needs, and encourage, assist and support Residents to participate in leisure activities
      as appropriate to the individual, ensuring their social and emotional needs are met. This also includes escorting Residents to outside appointments and leisure outings.
    • Responsible for making and changing beds, tidying Resident’s room, undertaking light cleaning duties as
      needed, ensure any maintenance work is reported and generally assisting in ensuring that the Carebase
      Home is kept clean, pleasant and welcoming at all times.
    • Helping to serve meals and drinks at meal times and other times when required, taking care to present meals and refreshments in an attractive way, with polite and courteous service. Also, to provide the appropriate level of support and help for Residents who need assistance with feeding and dressing.
    • To be an active and supportive member of the Care team, contributing to team meetings, training and development, ensuring good communication ensuring that
      Carebase is a friendly and supportive working environment.

    Relevant facts and figures relating to the job

    Key worker to designated Residents.
    Formal supervision of junior staff.

    Job Context

    This role is a team role, but with clear responsibility for specified Residents along with overseeing and supervising care teams. Clear communication with other team members is essential.

    Key Challenges

    To supervise and support the care team, ensuring that Carebase’s values of trust, respect and care are always maintained and that each team member treats residents in the way that they would expect to be treated themselves.

    Core Values:

    • Care and compassion.
    • Respect and appreciation.
    • Teamwork and enjoyment.
    • Focus and best practice.
    • Honesty and integrity.
    • Recognition and reward.
    • Creativity and innovation.
    • Development and investment.
    • We will sustainably fulfil our mission and vision by building a
      strong financial platform.

    Key Measures

    Mandatory training is up to date.
    Personal accountability for own training and development needs.

    Person Specification

    Good numeracy and literacy skills.
    A warm and friendly disposition.
    Good communication skills, able to put others at ease.
    A strong team worker.
    Reliable and punctual.
    Willingness to develop new skills.

    Apply Now