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Find Your Next Job at Friston House Care Home in Rochester
Friston House is a modern, purpose-built care home near the historic city of Rochester. The home has lovely courtyard gardens, a homely feel and excellent facilities, including our own hair dressing salon and a dedicated activity room.
The person-centred care we provide is based on careful assessment and care planning. We also place a great deal of importance on activities – our Activity Coordinators spend time with our residents to find out about their favourite hobbies and pastimes. We provide all kinds of in-house entertainment, including a variety of live performances, visits from a Pets As Therapy dog and lots of quizzes and bingo sessions.
Our success is down to every member of the team, whether it’s our housekeeping and maintenance staff helping residents to personalise their rooms, our chefs catering for every taste and dietary need, or the nurses and carers who ensure that each individual feels fully supported in all aspects of their lives. Joining Friston House means being part of a very happy home where everyone works to the highest standards. We’ll ensure you have the training and development you need to be at your best so you can make your own mark and achieve your career goals.
Working for Barchester
Chef & Kitchen Assistant
Where We're Based
We’re based near the historic city of Rochester with good access to public transport. Rochester train station is just over a mile away and Cuxton station is also within easy reach. We’re just off the A229 not far from the M2.
Friston House Care Home
414 City Way
01634 776 191
Why work at Friston House Care Home in Rochester?
Join us, and you can look forward to being part of a culture that is friendly, welcoming and always supportive.
Friston House is split into three units and offers services to people who require nursing and personal care, people living with working age dementia and people living with dementia, who are supported in a dedicated Memory Lane Community. Our community includes colour and cues to help residents navigate through the home as well as thoughtful interior design to help with reminiscence.
We have 24-hour nursing cover and strong links with local NHS services. We also offer respite care and short breaks.
Physical Disability Services
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.