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Care Home Support Worker

Oaklands Care Home, Diss, Norfolk

£12 per hour
Days or Nights Available
Closing date:
  • Full and Part-time Positions Available
  • £500 Welcome bonus
Our skilled activities team plans engaging and fun activities for our residents at Highcliffe.

About the company

Kingsley Healthcare isn't just a care home group, we are a family where 2,000+ passionate individuals are changing lives every day. We have just been ranked – for the eighth year running! - among the top 20 large UK care home groups ( for our exceptional care, and proudly support 1,500+ residents in their journey.

But that's not all. We're ranked #1 in the UK for work wellbeing (Indeed's Better Work Awards 2023) because we believe in taking care of our own. We are proud of our sector-leading 4.7 Glassdoor rating and are a Real Living Wage employer, ensuring you're valued and rewarded for your dedication.

Ready to join a team that puts people first, both residents and colleagues? We're seeking passionate individuals to join our growing family. Explore our current opportunities and make a difference where you matter!

About the role

As a Support Worker, you will be working as part of a focused team in maintaining the personal care needs of our residents, respecting their dignity and promoting their independence at all times. You will also ensure that our care services are of a consistently high standard and help in caring for our residents, and undertake other general day-to-day activities in our home.

Flexi-time - We offer a flexible work schedule, allowing you to choose your start and end times within agreed-upon parameters. We understand the importance of work-life balance and trust our employees to manage their time effectively.

£11.00 - day shifts

£12.00 - night shifts


Reports to: Nurse/Senior Support Worker

Key duties and responsibilities

  • To work as part of a team to maintain the personal care needs of residents, respecting the dignity of the individual and promoting independence
  • To ensure that care services are consistently provided to a high-quality standard
  • To assist in the care of the resident’s physical environment and in the general day-day activities of the home

Skills and attributes

• Have experience of caring for people e.g. raising a family, caring for elderly relatives
• Ability to show empathy, understanding and experience of the needs of the residents
• Well-developed time management skills with the ability to work under pressure
• Ability to make balanced, clear and timely decisions
• Takes a pro–active approach to consulting and involving in decision making process as appropriate
• Knowledge of food hygiene preparation or a willingness to learn
• Undertake mandatory training
• Undertake training in specialist subjects

What will you gain?

You will have the satisfaction of working with and being supported by an enthusiastic and caring team that puts people at the heart of the business. We know the happiness of our staff improves the service we give our residents. You will have plenty of opportunities to learn and develop your skills, and we have the procedures and processes to help you at every step.


  • Comprehensive induction and training programme.

  • Opportunities for career development and progression.

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Blue Light Card Scheme. We’ll reimburse the enrolment fee of this fantastic scheme that offers discounts on holidays, days out and over 15,000 national brands.

  • Refer a friend and receive a thank you gift of up to £500 *

  • We’ll pay for your full DBS disclosure

  • Your uniform will be provided – this is another cost that we think it’s essential that we cover for you.

  • Enhanced rates of pay for bank holidays 

  • Paid breaks – we think it’s essential that all staff can take breaks without fear of losing money, so we pay for you to have a break during working hours.

  • Full and Part-time Positions Available

  • The role is either part-time or full-time – your working hours are flexible and may include weekends and bank holidays, as required.

  • Working hours for this role will be flexible and may include weekends and bank holidays, as required.

  • Various shifts available for this job to suit your lifestyle and availability.

  • £500 Welcome bonus


Situated in the village of Scole, near Diss, this former manor house provides an elegant and peaceful setting for residential and dementia care. The home, set in extensive gardens, has been beautifully decorated and furnished to respect the historic building.

Norwich Road, Scole, Diss IP21 4EE

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Your right to work in the UK

In accordance with the Asylum and immigration Act 2006 you will need to demonstrate your eligibility for employment in the United Kingdom.

Your right to work in the UK depends on your immigration status - this is also called your ‘leave’. If you don’t have the right to work, you might be able to apply for it.

You automatically have the right to work in the UK if:

  • you’re a British or Irish citizen
  • you have pre-settled or settled status from the EU Settlement Scheme - or you’ve applied and you’re waiting for a decision
  • you have a family permit from the EU Settlement Scheme
  • you have indefinite leave to enter or remain in the UK
  • you have right of abode in the UK

You might have a right to work in the UK if you have a visa with a time limit. This is called having 'limited leave to enter or remain’.

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After you submit your application, you will receive an email with a link to submit your share code.

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This vacancy is approximately miles from your address, you will be required to travel to the care home for work. Please make sure you have suitable transport before continuing your application.

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Some of the accreditations and awards we’re really proud of:

  • We are a Living Wage Employer
  • Regulated by Care Quality Commission
  • chuk 2023 v3
  • Enabling Research in Care Homes
  • Pinders Healthcare Design Awards 2019 Winner
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