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Find Your Next Job at West Oak Care Home in Wokingham
Purpose-built for our residents’ needs, West Oak is a cheerful and charming 63-bed care home. Following significant investment, we now have a new bright reception area, beautiful dining room and tastefully decorated bedrooms. Our excellent facilities and homely atmosphere combined enable you to deliver the person-centred care you’d expect for your loved ones.
Our whole team rallies together to make sure our residents’ move is a smooth and positive experience. We pride ourselves on being a home away from home, so we work hard to enhance the lives of everyone who comes to join our family. We have an exceptional activities team which plans a diverse programme to meet individual needs, dedicated kitchen staff who pride themselves on nutritious and tasty menus – and all of this is complemented by our maintenance team which keeps our home looking spick and span.
As for our managers, nurses, carers and people in support roles, they’re all committed to providing or aiding the quality care our residents deserve. Join us and you’ll be an important member of our team who truly helps our residents get the most out of life, with plenty of career development along the way.
Working for Barchester
Chef & Kitchen Assistant
Where We're Based
West Oak is in a quiet residential area only a short walk from Wokingham town centre, Berkshire. We have excellent transport links with Wokingham train station, the 190 bus route to Reading and the M4 and M3 motorways all nearby.
West Oak Care Home
Why work at West Oak Care Home in Wokingham?
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 provide care for Parkinson’s disease.
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.
Parkinson’s Disease 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”.
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.