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Find Your Next Job at The Dales Care Home in Skipton
At The Dales, we’re proud of our warm, caring and homely atmosphere – it’s noticeable as soon as you step through our doors. Our 56-bed home has scenic views across an ever-changing landscape and its own sensory garden.
The focus of everyone here is on creating happy experiences for our residents and we pride ourselves on providing the very best in person-centred care. In our most recent reviews, relatives of our residents have commented on the nurturing nature of the entire team. We run regular activities and events to suit every interest and ability, including visits from entertainers, and our talented chefs always reflect the tastes and dietary needs of our residents in their menus.
Life with us means working alongside dedicated and compassionate colleagues who are always supportive. You can also expect the training and development you need to grow your skills and make your own contribution to our happy, friendly home.
Working for Barchester
Chef & Kitchen Assistant
Where We're Based
Our home is situated in the small country village of Draughton, in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales. The historic market town of Skipton is only five miles away, and that’s where you’ll find our nearest rail station. We’re also handily placed for the A65, which provides easy access to Ilkley.
The Dales Care Home
01756 668 166
Why work at The Dales Care Home in Skipton?
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, including a Memory Lane Community. We also offer respite care and short breaks.
The Memory Lane Community provides specialist 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.
Physical Disability Services
Parkinson’s Disease Care
Neuro Rehabilitation Service
Multiple Sclerosis Care
Huntingtons Disease Care
Young Onset Dementia 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.