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Every resident and patient has a story to tell, and they all have different needs for this part of their life. At Barchester, we’re committed to providing them with the very best in person-centred care and support at our care homes, and in our independent mental health hospitals

What do you want to do?

Carer Careers in our Care Homes

As part of our team of carers, you’ll draw on your dedication and compassion to make sure each resident receives the quality care they deserve. We have opportunities for people at all levels, whether you’re new to care or you’re highly experienced

Support Worker Careers in our Hospitals

The patients in our independent mental health hospitals have complex needs and as one of our Support Workers, you’ll be on hand to help make their lives as enjoyable as possible. It’s certainly not easy, but it is incredibly rewarding

Support Careers at Barchester

We want our care homes and hospitals to be warm, welcoming environments where residents and patients can live their lives as fully as possible. That means ensuring every area is spotlessly clean, tidy and engaging, and running a host of activities. These roles are all key to those aims.

Nursing Careers in our Hospitals

As part of our nursing team in an independent mental health hospital, you’ll look after patients with complex mental health needs. Your focus will be on working with patients to help them get the most out of their lives, and being on hand to support their families

Nursing Careers in our Care Homes

Nursing at a Barchester care home offers you the chance to deliver meaningful person-centred clinical care to our residents whilst enjoying true autonomy and ongoing opportunities for your professional development. You’ll be part of a supportive team, in a high-quality environment.

Leadership and Management Careers at Barchester

When you join us in a leadership or management role, you can expect all the scope you need to deliver person-centred care and support to be truly proud of. Leading by example and becoming a role model for your team, you will have a big impact on your residents, patients and team.

Catering and Hospitality Careers at Barchester

We pride ourselves on offering the very best in hospitality – we provide healthy, nutritious food that gives every resident and patient choice in a welcoming atmosphere. Our catering and hospitality teams are big personalities in our homes and hospitals – and you could be too.

Business and Administration Careers at Barchester

Our business and administration teams provide the expertise that enables our care homes and independent mental health hospitals to deliver the best in person-centred care. If you want to bring your skills in areas like HR, finance and IT to a more meaningful environment, you’ll be in the right place.

Maintenance Careers at Barchester

It’s important for us that all of our care homes and independent mental health hospitals create a positive first impression for residents, patients, their families and all visitors. We also want those first impressions to last. That is why our maintenance teams have such an important role to play.

Apprenticeships at Barchester

This is an opportunity to learn a range of skills that will set you on the right path towards a fulfilling career. You’ll receive great training and earn a good salary too. It’s a great alternative to college, and the opportunities for training and development will continue long after the apprenticeship ends.

We have been rated outstanding in the following care homes


If you are interested in working for Barchester, simply search and find the job you want and apply online, or call us on the number above for an informal chat.

What’s in it for you?

At Barchester, we’re cultivating an environment where you’ll earn more than just a pay cheque – you’ll get the chance to build a career.

Training and Development
Career Progression

All of our people share in this commitment – they take pride in making a real difference to the lives of so many residents and patients. The satisfaction they get from their work is one of the biggest reasons why they join us and why they choose to stay with Barchester. Our focus is on providing environments that are well-staffed, comfortable, secure and happy. We also believe that every resident and patient deserves dignity, choice and independence. We listen to what our residents and patients tell us, and we do all that we can to make each day as enjoyable as possible.

It all makes this a very rewarding place to work, no matter where you join us or in which role. After all, we know that if you get the most out of working here, then you’ll be even better placed to help others. You’ll find that you’re surrounded by supportive colleagues and you’ll have access to a wealth of training and development opportunities that will enable you to progress your career with us. We also have one of the best rewards packages in the care sector.

All in all, we believe a career with Barchester is truly fulfilling in every sense.

See for yourself

Become part of the Barchester Family and ensure people get the quality of care they deserve.

Dr Pete Calveley, CEO of Barchester Healthcare

“I am proud to be leading Barchester Healthcare in its 25th year. I am committed to providing the highest quality of life for those residents and patients living with us and support for their families. I believe that through continued investment in staff, adapting to increased residents’ and patients’ needs and working closely with stakeholders, Barchester’s personalised approach to care will help us lead the way in continuing to achieve excellence in the social care sector.”

Care Assistant
Amanda, Care Assistant

“I wanted to work for Barchester because I heard about the good reputation they have and wanted to be a part of the team. I have many years of experience in the care sector and have lots of good memories that I’ll cherish forever. I endeavour to provide the best care here and keep standards high and enjoy talking and listening to residents each and every day.”

Deputy Manager
Tracey, Deputy Manager

“As a nurse and a manager, I believe that professionalism, kindness and integrity are central to who I am and are also embedded into everything we do here. I am passionate about being able to provide a personalised, caring service to those we support, in order to enhance every aspect of their daily lives. I love working here – there is never a boring moment! I feel proud to be part of a team that provides a warm, professional service in a caring, comfortable and friendly environment.”