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Find Your Next Job at Lochduhar Care Home in Dumfries
Lochduhar is a purpose-built care home with 89 beds based on the outskirts of Dumfries. Thanks to our specialist facilities, dedicated, welcoming team and expertise, this is an excellent environment in which to deliver the very best in person-centered care.
As a team, we’re focused on helping our residents lead fulfilling lives. We have a comprehensive programme of activities to keep life interesting, from visits by ZooLab, to variety shows, summer fetes, and pampering session in our own hair salon. Personalised care plans, freshly cooked meals and the highest level of nursing care complete the picture.
The team here is made up of managers, nurses, carers and a number of people in support roles in areas like administration and maintenance. All of us take the same pride in making the home somewhere residents and their families enjoy spending time. All of our staff have access to the training and development they need to make the most of their skills and open up new opportunities for their Barchester careers.
Working for Barchester
Chef & Kitchen Assistant
Where we're Based
Lochduhar is situated on the outskirts of Dumfries. There are plenty of local amenities nearby, and there’s a regular bus service to and from the town centre.
Lochduhar Care Home
1 Blackley Park Road, Off Hardthorn Road,
01387 800 624
Why work at Lochduhar Care Home in Dumfries?
Join us, and you can look forward to being part of a culture that is friendly, welcoming and always supportive.
We offer 24-hour nursing, residential, and dementia care, as well as respite care and short breaks. We also offer specialist care for those living with Parkinson’s disease or multiple sclerosis.
Our dedicated Memory Lane Community provides the specialist resources for people living with dementia in a homely yet secure environment. This includes colour and cues to help residents navigate through the home as well as thoughtful interior design to help with reminiscence.
Within our community, memory boxes are used to help each person reminisce. Features such as adapted crockery and tableware, sensory gardens with low-risk walkways and activity kitchens also enable people to engage in life’s everyday simple tasks and pleasures.
Multiple Sclerosis Care
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”.
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.