Jobs

At The Hollies we pride ourselves in recruiting locally and providing health care assistants, RGNs and other care professionals with a chance to prosper and enjoy a fantastic career.

We have a very low staff turnover which is testament to high morale levels, and our rural setting makes working here feel like an extended family community as opposed to a clinical care environment.

Job Positions Available

Clinical Care Supervisor – CCS Night Staff

Location: The Hollies Care Centre
Contract: 36 hours
Rate of Pay: £10.80-weekdays with weekend enhancements
Holiday Entitlement: 28 days

We are looking to engage a Night Clinical Care Supervisor to join our team at the Hollies Care Centre to work with other staff to meet the personal needs of the residents in a way that respects the Dignity of the individual and promotes independence. You will work under the direct supervision and support of the trained nurse and you will lead a small team of Senior Care Assistants and Carer Assistants. We are looking for someone who can lead by example with the ability to motivate and inspire Carers to improve the care that they provide as part of the team.

You will require:

  • Level 3 in Health & Social Care
  • Experience of dementia care
  • Experience with frail elderly care and "end of life care"

If this Job opportunity appeals to you, we would like to hear from you. The position is for 36 hours per week (3 nights a week) on a rolling shift basis. The company offers 28 days paid holiday, up-to date training, opportunities to progress as-well as discounts on leading high street brands. We also provide a "Group Life Scheme" which is subject to specific terms and conditions within your terms of employment. Please get in touch by phone or email for any further information or apply through our online application form.

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Senior Care Assistant – SCA Day & Nights

Location: The Hollies Care Centre
Contract: 36 hours
Rate of Pay: £9.25-weekdays with weekend enhancements
Holiday Entitlement: 28 days

We are looking to engage a Senior Care Assistant on days or nights to join our team at the Hollies Care Centre to work with other staff to meet the personal needs of the residents in a way that respects the Dignity of the individual and promotes independence. The rate of pay starts from You will work under the direct supervision and support of the trained nurse and you will lead a small team of Senior Care Assistants and Carer Assistants. We are looking for someone who can lead by example with the ability to motivate and inspire Carers to improve the care that they provide as part of the team.

You will require:

  • Level 2 in Health & Social Care - with an understanding that you will complete NVQ Level 3
  • Experience working within a care home setting
  • Experience of dementia care, frail elderly care and "end of life care"

If this Job opportunity appeals to you, we would like to hear from you. The position is for 36 hours per week on a rolling shift basis. The company offers 28 days paid holiday, up-to date training opportunities to progress as-well as discounts on leading high street brands. We also provide a "Group Life Scheme" which is subject to specific terms and conditions within your terms of employment. Please get in touch by phone or email for any further information or apply through our online application form.

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Care Assistant – Days and Night

Location: The Hollies Care Centre
Contract: 36 hours
Rate of Pay: £8.70-weekdays with weekend enhancements
Holiday Entitlement: 28 days

We are looking to engage a Care Assistant on days or nights to join our team at the Hollies Care Centre to work with other staff to meet the personal needs of the residents in a way that respects the Dignity of the individual and promotes independence.

You will require:

  • Minimum of NVQ Level 2 in Health & Social Care

If you hold an NVQ Level 2 no experience will be necessary as training will be given with an understanding that you will complete NVQ Level 3. The position is for 36 hours per week on a rolling shift basis. The company offers 28 days paid holiday, up-to date training, opportunities to progress as-well as discounts on leading high street brands. We also provide a "Group Life Scheme" which is subject to specific terms and conditions within your terms of employment. If this Job opportunity appeals to you, we would like to hear from you, please get in touch by phone or email for any further information or apply through our online application form.

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Kitchen Assistant

Location: Then Hollies Care Centre
Contract: 24-hour (Flexible Contract) 7am-7pm
Rate of Pay: £8.20 weekdays with weekend enhancements
Holiday: 28 days – Pro-rata
Responsible to: Chef/Hospitality Manager
Accountable to: Commercial Manager

All aspects of maintaining good kitchen hygiene and food preparation/service requirements to the highest standard. Job will include weekends and bank holidays on a rata basis. Flexibility is key in this line of work.

Duties to include:

  • Keeping kitchen clean & tidy
  • Sanitising work tops
  • Sweeping & mopping floor at end of shift
  • Washing up
  • Vegetable prep to assist chef
  • Helping with preparation of supper i.e. making sandwiches & heating up prepared meals
  • Assisting with collection of dirty trays from resident’s rooms
  • Any other reasonable duties as requested by the Chef

Person Specification:

The Kitchen Assistant will have

  • Good organisational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work as a member of a team
  • Clean and tidy appearance
  • A good understanding of issues facing older people
  • A commitment to personal and professional development

If this Job opportunity appeals to you, we would like to hear from you, please get in touch by phone or email for any further information or apply through our online application form.

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Host/Hostess

Location: Then Hollies Care Centre
Contract: 16-hours
Rate of Pay: £8.20 weekdays with weekend enhancements
Holiday: 28 days – Pro-rata Responsible to: Chef/Hospitality Manager
Accountable to: Commercial Manger

Food preparation and all service requirements for Residents, Staff and Guests to the highest standard. Will include weekend and bank holiday on rota basis. (Shift patterns 7am-3pm or 11am-7pm) flexibility is key in this line of work.

Duties to include:

  • Laying up of tables in dining room
  • Laying up of trays
  • Dining room cleaning duties
  • Waiting on tables in dining room
  • Taking tea or coffee around the Home at allotted times
  • Offering room service to those residents who require it
  • Completing menus with residents
  • Any other task requested

Person Specification:

The Host / Hostess will have

  • Good organisational skills
  • Ability to work as a member of a team
  • Clean and tidy appearance
  • A good understanding of issues facing older people
  • A commitment to personal and professional development

If this Job opportunity appeals to you, we would like to hear from you, please get in touch by phone or e-mail for any further information or apply through our online application form.

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Breakfast Chef

Location: Then Hollies Care Centre
Contract: 18-hours
Rate of Pay: £8.20 weekdays with weekend enhancements
Holiday: 28 days – Pro-rata
Responsible to: Chef/Hospitality Manager
Accountable to: Commercial Manger

As a breakfast chef you would be responsible to prepare and deliver to breakfast service, providing a high standard of fresh food in a busy Care Home kitchen/Restaurant. Ensuring that residents requirements are met and that any special dietary requirements are catered for (including Delphia, Allergens etc). Oversee the checking of all early morning deliveries, and work in close collaboration with the Chef. Also, be able to undertake a varied list of food preparation for the kitchen daily basis and take full responsibility and accountability for the Breakfast Shift. Additionally, ensuring that all policies and procedures laid down by management are implemented.

Breakfast Chef Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Take control of the breakfast service and ensure guests receive a truly delicious and memorable breakfast
  • Cooking and managing breakfast service and assisting with lunch service
  • Setting up and cleaning down the kitchen after breakfast
  • Ensure the kitchen is kept clean and hygienic at all times
  • Ensure all stocks are kept under optimum conditions
  • Ensure all mise-en-place is always freshly prepared and on time
  • Ensure all dishes are being prepared to the correct recipe and to the correct quantity
  • Ensure the department is operated within the appropriate legislation and the appropriate records are maintained up-to-date
  • Ensure any anticipated issues are communicated promptly to the Head Chef
  • Ensure you liaise and work in close collaboration with Hostesses, Carers, Nurses and that these staff are treated with mutual respect
  • Ensuring and controlling levels of guest satisfaction, quality, operating and food costs on an ongoing basis
  • Collect feedback from the guest during the breakfast session and report to Chef/Head Chef on any complaints or issues
  • Monitor and Ensuring that the production, preparation and presentation of food are of the highest quality at all times
  • Personal grooming and appearance standards are met regarding cleanliness, sanitation and hygiene
  • Assist with producing menus and new dishes and any requirements/requests that our residents would like
  • Liaise with Chef/Head Chef regarding daily raw materials for breakfast
  • Ensure costings and budgets are achieved
  • Adhere to Health & Safety policies and regulations
  • Have a good knowledge on health & safety, hygiene, equal opportunities, HACC, Safer Food Better Business, and any other legislation
  • Able to handle pressure calmly and professionally
  • Attend training courses as and when required
  • Hours of work are normally 18 hours
  • Carry out any other duties as required by management

Prerequisites:

  • Passion for cooking
  • Friendly outgoing personality along with excellent personal presentation
  • Passionate about producing high quality food
  • Able to tackle every task given to you with the highest levels of enthusiasm
  • Be an excellent team player
  • Flexible with hours

Education:

  • Degree or Diploma in hotel / culinary management

Experience:

  • 2 to 3 years of experience is full service or branded hotels
  • Relevant experience gained in a similar environment is desirable
  • Candidates will also be given on-going training

If this Job opportunity appeals to you, we would like to hear from you, please get in touch by phone or e-mail for any further information or apply through our online application form.

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How to apply

We provide continuing professional development training for all staff and put a lot of time and energy into staff training and personal development. We also pride ourselves on promoting internally where possible, giving our staff the chance to progress in the healthcare profession.

Flexible shift patterns are available and you will typically work 36 hours per week, including optional night shifts. We offer good rates of pay, free life assurance and dedicated, comprehensive training. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Please download the Application Form
and when completed return it to:

David Westerby
General Manager
The Hollies Care Home
Drake Lane
Dursley
GL11 5HA

Alternatively, you may apply online here.

 

A Career at The Hollies

You may be considering a career change or planning to return to work – have you considered the personal rewards to be gained by supporting and caring for the older generation? If you have no experience or formal training but have the right attitude and desire to care for older more vulnerable adults, we will provide full training and support.

If you are already professionally qualified up to NVQ Level 5, you could expect to earn over £24,000 a year working 4 full day shifts (over £25,500 for night shifts).

New unqualified carers will quickly earn a minimum of £8.20 per hour; with weekend and overtime enhancements our carers will earn on average over £110 per day. New staff joining our team, who are committed to our philosophy of a friendly, caring and professional approach, can expect significant increases to their salary as they gain new and higher professional care certificate qualifications.

There is a real opportunity to progress to a Senior Carer or Clinical Care Supervisor where team supervision and greater responsibility are rewarded through broader training opportunities and a greater financial reward.

Make no mistake, caring for the older generation can be very challenging, requiring high levels of patience, empathy and commitment – but the reward that you will earn by transforming an individual’s life for the better are beyond measure by simply knowing that you have made a very positive difference to someone’s life.

The Hollies Care Centre in Dursley is growing with a new wing opening in 2019 and we will be looking to recruit new team members at all levels including:

Care assistants                                                   £7.50 to £9.00 per hour

Senior Carers and Clinical                                 £10.30 per hour

Flexible Carer Bank Work                                  £11.00 per hour

All our contracted staff receive an additional £1:00 per hour weekend enhancement and £3.50 per hour overtime supplement.