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Find Your Next Job at Woodland View Care Home in Colchester
Woodland View is a new purpose-built care home where residents can enjoy all-round quality care. A bright and welcoming space with room for 60 residents, our home has a beautiful reception area, open communal areas, large bedrooms and a lovely garden. For you, it means the opportunity to work in first-class facilities that enable you to provide the best possible care to our residents.
Whichever area of our home they work in, all our team members are focused on delivering quality care, from the activities teams who plan a lively social calendar, through to the chefs who create delicious dishes that make every meal an enjoyable part of the day. Our maintenance and support roles keep our home shipshape and in order, and you’ll find our carers and nurses spending meaningful time with our residents and meeting their needs through tailored care plans.
Our managers make sure all of this is able to run smoothly and efficiently, while always taking time to interact with residents and provide support to the team. If you join us, you’ll work in a warm and supportive environment where you’ll have everything you need to help our residents get the most out of life and develop your career.
Working for Barchester
Chef & Kitchen Assistant
Where We're Based
Woodland View is located in Colchester next to High Woods Country Park, which is one of the area’s top beauty spots. Directly opposite to Colchester General Hospital, we’re only a short walk away from Colchester train station with several bus stops nearby.
Woodland View Care Home
01206 807 948
Why work at Woodland View Care Home in Colchester?
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 respite care and short breaks. 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.
Within our community, memory boxes with small reminders, such as photographs, are used to help each person reminisce. We also have features such as gardens with low-risk walkways and activity kitchens that enable our residents to engage in everyday tasks and pleasures.
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.