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Find Your Next Job at Ashfields Care Home in Norwich
A purpose-built care home with 44 rooms, Ashfields was designed to be a ‘home away from home’ with spacious courtyards, pleasant gardens and modern facilities. Our focus is on helping our residents to retain their independence and freedom.
Everyone in our team is focused on delivering the very best in person-centred care. That extends beyond our team of carers to our hospitality, housekeeping, maintenance and administrative services. We run a vibrant activities programme, tailored around the particular interests of the different residents living at the home. We also have a dedicated team of chefs providing food that’s both tasty and nutritious.
Joining Ashfields means being part of a friendly, supportive team with a shared commitment to improving the quality of life for each and every resident living in our nursing home. You can expect all the training and development you need to thrive and make a real difference to our residents and their families.
Working for Barchester
Chef & Kitchen Assistant
Where we're based
Situated in a semi-rural location in the friendly village of New Rackheath, we’re in easy reach of Norwich, Great Yarmouth and many other costal resorts. Our nearest train station is Salhouse, which is less than a mile away.
Ashfields Care Home
31 Salhouse Road, Rackheath
01603 976 906
Why work at Ashfields Care Home in Norwich?
Join us, and you can look forward to being part of a culture that is friendly, welcoming and always supportive.
We provide residential care for frail older people as well as providing care for people at various stages of dementia. We also offer respite care and short breaks. We’re proud to be one of the first homes to be accredited as part of Barchester’s 10-60-06 Dementia Care programme. Developed by our Director of Dementia Care, this training and accreditation programme enhances our care environment and the interactions between our staff, residents, their relatives and health professionals.
We have a dedicated Memory Lane Community providing specialist resources for people living with dementia. This includes colour and cues to help residents navigate through the home as well as thoughtful interior design to help with reminiscence.
Services for under 65’s
Respite Care and Short Break
See for yourself what it’s like to work at Barchester
Become part of the Barchester Family and ensure people get the quality of care they deserve. But don’t just take our word for it, see what our colleagues have to say about working at Barchester:
“No two days are ever the same, which makes working for Barchester very fulfilling. I get great opportunities to learn new skills and the training they provide has enabled me to progress within the company. Its great to work alongside colleagues that genuinely care for our residents – from day one I felt part of the “Barchester Family”.
“I really enjoy working for Barchester in my role as a qualified Nurse as the complexity of care we give makes the role really interesting with a variety of care and level of autonomy you get that I didn’t get in the NHS. Barchester are great for training and career progression. I love feeling part of the “Barchester Family” and the support I get form colleagues is second to none”.
“Working for Barchester really is rewarding. Seeing the impact as General Manager that I can make on our residents is a real satisfaction. There’s great opportunities to develop within the company with lots of opportunity for promotion. The team I work with are great and there’s a great sense of the ‘Barchester family’ between staff and residents”.
What People Have to Say About Us
At Barchester, we don’t just accept difference—we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our colleagues and residents. Barchester is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.