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Find Your Next Job at Westwood House Care Home in Sydenham
Westwood House is a comfortable and elegant care home that’s been thoughtfully designed with our residents in mind. Following significant investment, we have a bright new reception area, beautiful dining area and 49 tastefully decorated bedrooms. For you, this means you’ll have first-class facilities that enable you to deliver the person-centred care you’d expect for your loved ones.
All of our team play a part when a new resident moves into our home, including the maintenance staff who help personalise new rooms by putting up pictures; and the Activities Coordinators, who spend time with residents to find out their favourite hobbies so they can add them into our programme. Activities are an important part of life at Westwood House and include baking, gardening, arts and crafts and frequent outings in our own minibus.
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 a valued 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
Westwood House is located in the residential area of Upper Sydenham on Westwood Hill. You’ll find us a short walk from Sydenham station with several bus stops nearby.
Westwood House Care Home
9 Westwood Hill
0203 854 0051
Why work at Westwood House Care Home in Sydenham?
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 as well as short breaks, respite and palliative care. We also offer services to chronically ill adults who are 40 years old and above.
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”.
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.