Volunteer at Barchester Care Homes

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Interested in volunteering at one of our care homes? To register your details click here

Volunteer at one of our homes and help support our residents during COVID-19

At Barchester, we are striving to maintain our exceptional levels of care and support, whilst continuing to ‘celebrate life’ with our residents. Everyone’s role within the Barchester family, now more than ever, is essential in the UK’s response to COVID-19 and our great teams are doing a fantastic job in these testing times. We may however reach a point where we need additional support in our homes from friends, families and volunteers from the local community.

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer in one of our homes, please have a look at the variety of roles we’d like you to fulfill.

Please keep in mind that we may not be in contact straight away, but this does not mean we don’t appreciate your offer of assistance


Befriending: This role involves spending time getting to know residents and reminiscing with them.

Housekeeping: This role helps with laundry/cleaning requirements, flower arranging and tidying.

Kitchen: This role is for general assistance with food and beverage preparation for parties (A current Food Hygiene certificate must be held).

Gardening/DIY: This role is for occasional help with weeding/planting and small DIY jobs around the care home.

Activities: This role involves providing engaging and fulfilling activities for our residents for example, board games, knitting etc

Library Service: This role involves managing the library, maintaining records of borrowing and ensuring the library service for residents runs smoothly.

Looking for your next career move?

We have a range of opportunities available nationwide. To search our current vacancies and apply, click here