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Find Your Next Job at Wheatlands Care Home in Much Wenlock
Wheatlands is a friendly and comfortable 53-bed care home with beautifully landscaped gardens that residents can enjoy the views of the surrounding countryside in. We have spacious lounges, conservatories, open dining rooms and our very own vintage café. With our vibrant yet homely feel, this is an opportunity to work in an environment that enables you to deliver the very best in person-centred care.
We’re proud of our whole team approach in getting it right for residents and families. Everyone plays an important part in helping residents to settle and feel they are home from home, starting from the first point of contact by phone or visiting. Our kitchen staff prepare a varied menu of delicious food and our activities team organises everything from tea parties in the vintage café to baking, board games and canal trips. The maintenance and gardening team helps keep our home and landscaped gardens a wonderful place where residents can live, relax and make friends.
As for our nurses, carers, managers and people in support teams, they’re all committed to helping the home run smoothly, drawing up personalised care plans or overseeing the quality of care. Join us and you’ll have the facilities and support to deliver quality care with plenty of development opportunities along the way.
Working for Barchester
Chef & Kitchen Assistant
Where We're Based
Wheatlands is located in the heart of Much Wenlock, Shropshire. In our semi-rural location, we have the best of both worlds; plenty of local amenities yet within easy reach of Shrewsbury, Telford and the beautiful Wenlock Hills.
Wheatlands Care Home
01952 897 927
Why work at Wheatlands Care Home in Much Wenlock?
Join us, and you can look forward to being part of a culture that is friendly, welcoming and always supportive.
We offer 24-hour residential and dementia care, as well as respite care and short breaks. For those who wish to live independently, we have four bungalows with the assurance of on-site facilities available.
We are proud to be one of the first homes to be accredited as part of Barchester’s 10-60-06 Dementia Care programme. We also 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. We also run regular music therapy sessions.
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.