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Find Your Next Job at Strachan House Care Home in Edinburgh
Set in landscaped gardens, Strachan House is an elegant and comfortable purpose-built care home in Edinburgh. Following significant investment, the home has a bright new reception area, a beautiful dining room and 82 tastefully decorated bedrooms. Wherever you are in our home, you’ll feel the warm and welcoming environment that helps us deliver the person-centred care our residents deserve.
Every member of the Strachan team is focused on helping our residents get the most out of life. By creating and carrying out personalised care plans, our care and nursing teams support our residents to be as independent as possible. We encourage our residents to voice their interests so our activities team can run a diverse and engaging programme. Our chefs also play a part in making each day enjoyable as they cook up tasty, nutritious meals that everyone looks forward to. The home is kept in top condition by our housekeeping and maintenance teams.
As for our managers, they make sure all of this is able to run smoothly and efficiently, while always taking time to interact with residents and provide support to the team. If you join us, you’ll empower our residents to regain independence, choice and freedom in their lives. You’ll have everything you need develop your career and deliver the care our residents deserve.
Working for Barchester
Chef & Kitchen Assistant
Where we're Based
Strachan House is in Edinburgh, near Craigcrook Castle. We have plenty of local amenities and excellent transport links in close proximity, including the number 13 bus route to Craigleith and Restalrig.
Strachan House Care Home
93 Craigcrook Road
0131 264 0351
Why work at Strachan House Care Home in Edinburgh?
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 and dementia care, as well as respite care and short breaks. We also offer services for mental health and Parkinson’s.
We’re proud to be one of the first homes to be accredited as part of Barchester’s 10-60-06 Dementia Care programme. We have a dedicated Memory Lane Community providing specialised 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.
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.