Staff Vacancies

Join the Birtley Team

We occasionally have vacancies for quality applicants who feel they have what it takes to join the Birtley House team.

"Staff enjoyed working at the service and felt well supported in their roles", CQC

"Staff were provided with on-going training, support and supervision to ensure they always delivered the very best care", CQC

Birtley is creative and considerate to family needs. Whenever possible, working patterns can be tailored to individual needs, for the right candidate, allowing for a wide range of working patterns:

  • Returning to work
  • Retirees
  • Younger people
  • Full and part-time

Current vacancies:

Staff Nurse

 

Nurse at Birtley House
Working at Birtley:
"I started as
 a newly qualified nurse of just 8 months and truly believe that taking the post as staff nurse at Birtley was the best decision I ever made, not only with career development, but being fortunate to work in an environment that is truly unique. I have undertaken a wide variety of training courses, all with the help of Matron and with backing from the Board.  Four years on, I am lucky to have been promoted first to Clinical Lead & now to Deputy Manager,
Michelle Hutchison, Deputy Manager

Birtley House offers real career progression for staff nurses who wish to follow a career specialising in care of the elderly. This is a very supportive environment, with a high emphasis on training and personal growth, making it ideal for newly qualified nurses and those who want to develop their skills and grow in their career.   

Career path: 

The career path for Nurses encompasses the following roles:

  1. Staff Nurse
  2. Senior Staff Nurse 
  3. Clinical Lead
  4. Deputy Manager

Skills:

  • Clinical skills required: venipuncture & urinary catherisation
  • Beneficial skills (not vital as training would be given): knowledge of McKinley syringe driver and palliative care drugs

Benefits:

  • Good rates of pay
  • Free lunches
  • Break times paid
  • Excellent training and educational opportunities, both on and off-site
  • An open and supportive culture
  • Annual appraisals
  • Bi-monthly supervisions
  • Monthly planning meetings, including Gold Standard Framework, allow the nurses to be part of the decision making process
  • Supported by multi-disciplinary team including a counsellor and physiotherapists on-site
  • Wonderful, healthy working environment
  • Free parking 
  • Free coffee and tea
  • For the right candidate, return transport may be available from selected pick-up points e.g. Central Guildford
  • Assistance with finding accommodation may be available  

Care Assistant

Providing exceptional care in conjunction with the care for the whole person, as recognised by our Gold Standard Framework Award, is at the core of the Birtley House ethos.

Birtley House was awarded 'Care Team of the Year' at the recent Surrey Care Association Awards and offers real career progression who those following a career in care of the elderly.

Career path:

The career path for carers encompasses the following roles:

  1. Care Assistant
  2. Senior Care Assistant
  3. Care Supervisor
  4. Wellbeing Mentor
  5. Companion
  6. Support Services Supervisor  
Benefits:
  • Good rates of pay
  • Free lunches
  • Excellent training and educational opportunities, both on and off-site
  • An open and supportive culture
  • Annual appraisals
  • Bi-monthly supervisions
  • Monthly planning meetings, including Gold Standard Framework, allow the care assistants to be part of the decision making process
  • Supported by multi-disciplinary team 
  • Wonderful, healthy working environment
  • Full-time or part-time (internal shift rotation)
  • Free parking 
  • Free tea and coffee
  • For the right candidate, return transport may be available from selected pick-up points e.g. Central Guildford
  • Assistance with finding accommodation may be available

NIGHT SISTER (4 shifts/week: 8pm - 8am) 

Birtley House offers real career progression for Staff Nurses who wish to follow a career specialising in care of the elderly. The career path for Nurses encompasses the following roles:

  1. Staff Nurse
  2. Senior Staff Nurse
  3. Night Sister
  4. Clinical Lead
  5. Deputy Manager

Benefits

  • Excellent salary with night and weekend enhancements
  • Free home-cooked meal
  • Break times paid 
  • Free tea and coffee
  • Free parking
  • Flexible hours considered
  • Excellent training and educational opportunities, both on and off-site
  • An open supportive culture
  • Annual appraisal
  • Bi-monthly supervisions
  • Monthly planning meetings, e.g. Gold Standard Framework, allow the nurses to be part of the decision-making process 
  • Wonderful, healthy working environment
  • For the right candidate, return transport may be available from selected pick-up points e.g. Central Guildford
  • Assistance with finding accommodation may be available

Kitchen Porter 

Join our in-house catering team: 

  • Reporting to Chef Manager
  • 40 hours per week (part-time considered)
  • Straight shifts between 8am-8pm, to include some weekends
  • Good rates of pay
  • Free cooked lunch 
  • Free parking
  • Free tea/coffee

How to apply or for further information 

If you are someone looking to develop your skills in the above roles, and are interested in joining our team, please ring: Karen Williams (Matron/Manager) on 01483 892055 or email: karen@birtleyhouse.co.uk or Emma Abrew (PA to Matron) email: emma.abrew@birtleyhouse.co.uk

To apply please either complete our on-line application form or download the application form here.

Please note that all prospective employees are subject to a DBS check and will be required to complete a medical questionnaire.

 

 
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