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Find Your Next Job at Winchester House Care Home in Rochester
Previously a clergy house constructed in 1875, Winchester House is a beautiful care home with real charm and character. The building has been restored into five separate units with 121 beds in total, and we’re proud of the elegant surrounds we’ve created for our residents. Between the spacious en-suite bedrooms, landscaped gardens, vegetable plot and hairdressing salon, this is a wonderful place that enables us to deliver the person-centred care our residents deserve.
Our compassionate nursing and care teams are supported by our dedicated managers, chefs, activities, housekeeping, laundry, administration and maintenance staff. The entire team works to make sure our residents are getting the most out of life, whether that’s by taking part in singing sessions, cake making and quizzes, or enjoying a delicious meal our Chef has cooked up. We’ve developed strong links with the local community, schools and churches and a wide range of local health and social care services, making our home a vibrant hub of activity. If you join our team, you’ll have the first-class facilities, excellent support and career opportunities you need to provide quality care.
Working for Barchester
Chef & Kitchen Assistant
Where We're Based
Winchester House is in a beautiful rural area, close to the historic city of Rochester. Just off Wouldham Road, we have several bus stops within walking distance, including the 155 route which travels through Chatham town centre and to the train station.
Winchester House Care Home
180 Wouldham Road
01634 776 514
Why work at Winchester House Care Home in Rochester?
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. Many of our residents are older people, but we also provide services for under-65s, including neuro rehabilitation and care for Parkinson’s, Huntington’s, strokes and early onset dementia.
We have two dedicated Memory Lane Communities 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.
Spinal Injury Care
Physical Disability Services
Multiple Sclerosis Care
Parkinson’s Disease Care
Neuro Rehabilitation Service
Huntingtons Disease Care
Young Onset Dementia Care
Services for under 65’s
Learning Disability Services
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.