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Find Your Next Job at Kernow House Care Centre in Launceston
Set in an elevated location, Kernow House exudes a calm and welcoming atmosphere. The 98-bed unit was specifically designed to meet the needs of its residents. With its well-equipped, well-maintained facilities, supportive management, forward-looking care and in-depth training, this is a great place to develop your career in care.
As a team, we’re focused on helping our residents lead fulfilling lives. Trips out in the minibus, local shopping, and community events are combined with a comprehensive in-house programme of activities and services including hairdressing, aromatherapy and chiropody, to keep life stimulating and interesting. Personalised care plans, freshly cooked meals and the highest level of nursing care complete the picture.
Join us here at Kernow House and you’ll be part of one of 5 distinct units, each with its own identity and ethos, designed to reflect the needs of the people who live here. Each unit is headed by a registered professional who steers a team of nurses, carers, activity staff and other professionals, all of whom care passionately about working together to promote the wellbeing of the people in our care.
Working for Barchester
Chef & Kitchen Assistant
Where We're Based
We’re based in Launceston, just off the A30, on Landlake Road.
Kernow House Care Centre
01566 818 547
Why work at Kernow House Care Centre in Launceston?
Join us, and you can look forward to being part of a culture that is friendly, welcoming and always supportive.
We provide 24-hour nursing care, as well as residential and specialist dementia care. We also support younger people with physical disabilities in their own distinct unit.
We also have an intensive support unit with 14 beds, St Pirans. It supports working age and older adults who have a primary diagnosis of dementia alongside challenging behavioural issues. Many of the people we support have complex, co-morbid mental health needs. We provide specialist services for those with alcohol related dementia (Korsakoff’s), vascular dementia, and Alzheimer’s.
Parkinson’s Disease Care
Neuro Rehabilitation Service
Multiple Sclerosis Care
Huntingtons Disease Care
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.