Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Care Provider
  • Year established:
    1993
  • Website:
    http://www.barchester.com
  • Contact
    • 3rd Floor, The Aspect, Finsbury Square, London, EC2A 1AS

About Barchester Healthcare

Barchester Healthcare are one of the UK’s largest care providers, supporting older people living independent lives with dignity and respect.

They provide services such as residential care, nursing care and expert dementia care.

Barchester Healthcare believe every one of the individuals they support deserves dignity, choice and independence. For them, recognising individuality means listening to what people tell them and ensuring every day is thoroughly enjoyable.

Their approach includes jointly written care plans designed to help the team learn about personal likes and dislikes, as well as helping to set care and rehabilitative goals that encourage independence.

The work carried out by the healthcare provider are led at all times by their core values: respect, integrity, responsibility, passion and empowerment.

Formed in 1992, the company is today led by Chief Executive Officer Dr Pete Calveley and employs more than 17,000 people across 200 care homes in the UK.


What is it like to work for Barchester Healthcare

Leadership
Leadership
Dr Calveley is committed to ensuring he is visible and accessible whenever and wherever possible, operating an open-door policy and actively encouraging employees to contact him directly with any issue they may be facing.
Personal Growth
Personal Growth
As a healthcare organisation, Barchester attract many employees who want to progress into nursing but lack formal qualifications. That’s why they have developed their own Care Practitioner qualification, accredited externally through universities, which acts as a career pathway to nursing.
My Company
My Company
The company says all employees are passionate about caring for vulnerable adults and are fully engaged with their primary purpose of providing a premium caring experience delivered by their teams to those they care for.

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Benefits:

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Women
    Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to all staff

Company Statistics

  • Staff:

    12920

  • Male : Female:

    19% / 81%

  • UK sites:

    206

  • Average Age:

    42

  • Staff Turnover:

    43%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    7%

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