Why Choose Oakdown House?
Our ethos and our values apply to both our staff team and to our residents so that we can all lead the happiest and rewarding lives possible. We understand that you have a life outside of work so we aim to support a great work/home life balance.
Our home is friendly, family run and has on-site parking. Staff can enjoy delicious meals, a great pension, days out and holidays with the residents as well as bonus schemes and good rates of pay.
Induction & Training
Oakdown House & Carricks Brook are committed to providing an in-depth induction and training programme for staff so that you can fully support the residents with confidence. Our aim, along with your caring attitude, is to enable you to deliver person centred care.
Working in the Care Industry is not just a job, it is a career. There are lots of opportunities, should you wish to, to changes roles within our organisation or to take training in specialist areas. We encourage staff to apply for different roles within our homes to enable them to excel and grow.
Staff Meal Deal
For just £1 per shift you can have breakfast, lunch and dinner. If you would like to take advantage of this meal deal all you have to do is ‘opt in’. T’s & C’s apply.
Having a pension is about making your future comfortable, with our generous scheme your pension can have contributions added to it each month that are at least equal to 10% of your monthly earnings and only 5% of that is deducted from your earnings, the rest is free!
Blue Light Card
We will pay the fee for you to have a Blue Light Card. This is an online and in-store discount card for an enormous range of national retailers as well as lots of local businesses including discounts for holidays, cars, days out, fashion, gifts, insurance, phones etc…
We care about our staff at Oakdown House which means we care about your health and your well-being.
We have staff trained to support you through the tougher times so should you feel you need help, don’t stay silent, come and talk to us. We like to approach your well-being holistically which includes well-being action plans, flexible working hours, mentoring sessions, return to work plans, health & fitness plans, free hot & cold drinks, access to well-being resources and counselling.
We encourage and reward staff for helping us to recruit new staff. By referring a friend to Oakdown or to our other home at Carricks Brook you could earn yourself a BONUS! T’s & C’s apply.