Our dedication to providing good care means that we only look to employ the right people who enjoy looking after our residents, take pride in their work and get on with their colleagues, making us a happy team.
Fairfield prides itself on the love and affection its staff have for its residents and its committed team of carers and support staff. Fairfield is an exceptional employer with an understanding that our team members are our most important asset. We encourage each member of the team to grow in their role by working with them to draw up a clear personal development plan and providing time, personal support and financial support with training and development. Team members also enjoy free home cooked meals, free parking while on duty subject to availability, can benefit from Fairfield’s pension plan and access to an Employee Assistance Programme which offers a range of services including therapy, financial and legal advice, shopping discounts and access to a Health Assured smartphone app. In addition we are currently offering a £250 joining bonus on successful completion of probation. If successful, you will be part of a team that enjoy their work and have a ‘can do’ attitude.
All applicants must have the right to work in the UK and have been vaccinated against COVID-19 or have medical exemption. Candidates must complete a Fairfield application form to be considered for any post.
…there’s a lovely work atmosphere and all the staff get on like one big family. Everyone has helped me through my apprenticeship and NVQ. Jess, apprentice carer
…we have a good relationship with the residents and I love caring for them. We are like a family and it feels like I have 30 or so Nans and Gramps! Melissa, care assistant
…I have achieved a lot academically. Never in a million years did I think I could do an NVQ4 but with the support and love of all the managers and staff I managed to do it! Even the residents helped me through it. Sue, team leader
….the management are very understanding and look after their staff. Faye, apprentice carer
If you’d like to join our team, we are currently recruiting for…..
ACCOUNTS AND PAYROLL ASSISTANT
Hours: 22.5 hours (Hybrid working considered). Closing date: 4 September; Interviews in week beginning 18 September
Salary based on 22.5 hours per week: £15,600-£18,000 per annum, dependent of skills and experience (FTE £26,000 to £30,000)
ABOUT THE ROLE: You will carry out all routine accounting tasks and run monthly payroll, as directed by the CEO/Bursar in a manner in keeping with the caring ethos of the home.
ABOUT YOU: You will be friendly and helpful, with a professional manner, and able to deal appropriately and empathetically with sensitive and confidential matters. You will have excellent communication skills both orally and in writing.
SOCIAL WELLBEING COORDINATOR
Hours: currently 7.5 hours per week. Closing date: 4 September; Interviews in week beginning 18 September
Salary based on 7.5 hours per week: £4,651 per annum (FT £23,254) increasing to £4,883 per annum (FT £24,417) with NAPA level 2 qualification. For this role, there is also a clothing allowance of £150 per annum.
ABOUT THE ROLE: You will contribute enabling our residents to lead fulfilling and happy lives by leading group activities, assisting residents with social interactions and improving their overall quality of life.
ABOUT YOU: You will be lively and enthusiastic with a caring and empathetic approach and excellent interpersonal skills. You will be keen to embrace new ideas and work as part of a team.
Hourly Rate: £12.01 or £12.56 with NVQ2
Hours: negotiable. To be agreed
ABOUT THE ROLE: As a member of the Care Team you will participate in the delivery of care to the residents to ensure that their physical, social, intellectual and emotional needs are met and that they are supported to live the life they wish to live with dignity, independence and freedom of choice.
ABOUT YOU: You will be kind and caring with a cheerful and positive approach. You will be willing to learn an develop your skills continuously and work cooperatively with other members of the care team to provide the best possible care to the residents in a warm and happy atmosphere.
Hourly rate: £11.47
Hours: To be agreed
ABOUT THE ROLE: You will contribute to the provision of a safe, clean and comfortable environment for residents, visitors and staff by providing domestic services that ensure high standards of cleanliness and hygiene.
ABOUT YOU: You will be kind and caring with a cheerful and positive approach. You will have the ability to undertake a wide range of tasks associated with domestic duties to a high standard, to prioritise workload and respond flexibly to the needs of residents.