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Find Your Next Job The Fernes Care Home in Fareham
The Fernes is a bright and elegant purpose-built care home which has been thoughtfully designed to meet our residents’ needs. We’re proud of our spacious lounges, tastefully decorated bedrooms and outside seating with spectacular views of the Meon Valley. Our luxurious facilities and homely atmosphere combined enable you to deliver the person-centred care you’d expect for your loved ones.
Our highly trained staff make sure all our residents’ needs are met with around-the-clock care. We support and care for our residents in a warm, welcoming environment with delicious meals and daily activities, including a choice of therapeutic approaches. Together, with our lively social calendar, this helps to stimulate our people’s minds, and empower them to approach their future in a positive way. We give our residents’ families a ‘Getting to Know Me’ booklet to fill out before the resident arrives, which includes some life history and a tick sheet of activities they might enjoy. This enables us to learn about their lives so our team can personalise conversations and trips.
Our managers 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 work in a warm and supportive environment where you’ll have everything you need to help our residents get the most out of life and develop your career.
Working for Barchester
Chef & Kitchen Assistant
Where We're Based
Located in Fareham, The Fernes is located just off Catisfield Lane. You’ll find several bus stops within walking distance, including the Solent Ranger X5 to Southampton city centre.
6 Samuel Mortimer Close
01329 889 554
Why work at The Fernes Care Home in Fareham?
Join us, and you can look forward to being part of a culture that is friendly, welcoming and always supportive.
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. Within our community, we use memory boxes with small reminders and items such as photographs to help each our residents reminisce. Other features, like our sensory gardens with low-risk walkways and activity kitchens, also enable our residents to engage in everyday tasks and pleasures.
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.