Here at Brendoncare, our staff are at the heart of our success. We employ over 700 staff throughout our care homes, clubs division and in our central office in Winchester.
We need people who really want to make a difference to the lives of people in later life to join us.
In return, we will support you to grow and flourish as you are welcomed to the Brendoncare team.
Careers in care can be rewarding, powerful and life changing.
Find out more below.
By clicking this button you will be directed to our external careers website.
It depends on the role but for example a Care Assistant does not necessarily require experience, it’s about showing an interest in the care community and making a difference for others.
If you’re unsure feel free to give our friendly recruitment team a call on 01962 852133 for an informal discussion.
If you would like to apply for a job with us, we would love to hear from you! To see our vacancies, click here.
For most of the roles you will apply online, should we want to take your application receive a call to find out more about yourself and why you would like to work for us. Should you be shortlisted, there will be interview with the hiring manager. Then of course the final stage is the offer!
Some other job roles may require presentation or a second interview but you will be told in advance of this.
We asked some of our Care Assistants from our Knightwood home to share their thoughts on working for Brendoncare.
Carolyn finds Brendoncare a relaxing environment to work in: “even my mum said, you’re not stressed anymore, it’s lovely to see you so relaxed and happy.”
Amanda who has worked in care more than 40 years explained she was referred by a friend and has stayed here ever since!
Working for Brendoncare comes with a host of benefits, including flexible hours, extensive training, a staff recognition scheme and an employee assistance programme offering 24/7 support on a range of topics.
You will find working for a charitable organisation like Brendoncare is rewarding, and powerful making a real difference to the lives of residents, and people in later life. Apply today!
Don’t be put off if you have little or no experience, we have schemes such as our “New to Care Extended Induction” for new care assistants that gives you further training..
In addition we have a “Buddy Scheme” in homes where you are partnered with an existing member of staff who you will shadow and have the ability to ask lots of questions until you are confident to work independently.
Research organisations, are they non for profit or a corporation? If you get a chance to visit the homes, see what the atmosphere is like is it friendly and welcoming? Can you see yourself working there?
Yes! Many of our colleagues have worked their way to senior roles across the organisation. Knightwood General Manager Charlotte is one and you can read her story here.
At Brendoncare we like to support our staff in being able to develop which is why we offer the ability to carry out qualifications such as the NVQ.
We also offer the ability for staff to change either similar roles or promotions. This includes the opportunity to move across homes too!
We have various shifts available including ones that can work around school or college hours, on weekends and in the evenings. We also offer bank shifts which are flexible in that you are offered various shifts that you can either accept or decline. For more information give us a call or send us an email.