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Find Your Next Job at Hickathrift House Care Home in Wisbech
Hickathrift House is a purpose-built residential care home in Norfolk with 52 bedrooms. The home is warm and homely with plenty of outside spaces and modern facilities like an activity room and hairdressing salon.
We work closely with residents, their families and key professionals to deliver person-centred care that’s regularly reviewed to align with any changing needs. We respect the individuality, dignity, privacy and independence of our residents across everything we do. From our carers, hospitality and kitchen teams to the people working in housekeeping, administration and activities, we all strive to help our residents live their lives to the full.
Join the Hickathrift House team, and you’ll have an important role to play in helping us deliver services that are tailored to the exact needs and preferences of our residents. We’ll also make sure you have the training and development you need to thrive and achieve your career goals, whatever they may be.
Working for Barchester
Chef & Kitchen Assistant
Where We're Based
Hickathrift House is in the village of Marshland St James between Wisbech and King’s Lynn. It is about 30 minutes from Sandringham and 40 minutes from Hunstanton with its beautiful beach and coastline. We’re handily placed for the A47 too.
Hickathrift House Care Home
217 Smeeth Road, Marshland St James
01945 897 438
Why work at Hickathrift House Care Home in Wisbech?
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 older people as well as respite care and short breaks. Our Memory Lane Community specialises in innovative care for people living with dementia. Its environment is designed to stimulate and enrich their lives whilst giving their families peace of mind and security. Colour and cues help residents navigate through the home and thoughtful interior design helps with reminiscence.
Physical Disability Services
Parkinson’s Disease Care
Learning 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.