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Care Assistant


Fornham House Care Residence

Salary & Benefits

£10.90 - £11.30 per hour

Vacancy Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Friday 23 February 2024

  • Care Assistant

    Fornham House, Bury St Edmunds 

    £10.90 per hour for Days, 7am - 7pm

    £11.30 per hour for Nights, 7pm - 7am

    Full time available on both Day and Night Shifts

    Healthcare Homes are recruiting for full and part time care assistants to work at Fornham House in Bury St Edmunds. 

    Working as part of our care team is a rewarding and fulfilling role and we are looking for people who are kind, caring and committed to delivering the highest quality of care to our residents. As a Care Assistant, you will be supporting with personal hygiene, general support, care and social wellbeing. This is a great opportunity to develop your career alongside the support and guidance of a well established team who truly value their colleagues.

    Whether you are an experienced care assistant, support worker or are looking to start a new career in a rewarding and fulfilling role, we can provide you with a thorough induction and training programme to further develop your skills along with the support and guidance of a well established team who truly value their colleagues.

    In return we offer a comprehensive benefits package including:

    • Company Pension
    • 5.6 weeks paid holiday pay
    • Refer a Friend scheme worth up to £1000 per person
    • Employee Assistance Programme to support your mental health and wellbeing
    • Extensive training courses through our Healthcare Homes Academy
    • Qualifications and Apprenticeship opportunities including Advanced Healthcare Practitioner
    • Blue Light Card offering a number of discounts across retail and hospitality
    • Recognition and Long Service awards

    Established in 2005, Healthcare Homes Group has an existing portfolio comprising of 48 residential and nursing homes located across East Anglia and the South of England. We are a Top 20 provider within the care sector and our ethos is to deliver the best person-centred care to all our residents.

    Fornham House is a friendly, family orientated home providing residential and respite care. We have also refurbished our specialist dementia care wing. Situated in the picturesque village of Fornham St Martin, we operate an open person-centred service. We have a truly trusting relationship with our residents- everyone in the home feels like family.

    If you are looking for a new and rewarding role and want to be part of our growing team of healthcare professionals, then get in touch or apply today.


  • About Fornham House

    At Fornham House we are fortunate to be nestled in extensive grounds with spectacular views over the surrounding countryside. The home itself is well hidden and has many private areas on the grounds for privacy and quiet space.

    The staff here are keen to promote as much choice and independence throughout the home - we find this approach works very positively among residents.

    To find out more about Fornham House follow this link