The Role

Do you have a passion to care for others? Are you looking for a flexible career supporting people in a care home?


We are dedicated to providing empathetic and person-centred care - and our team is growing! We are looking for passionate, caring individuals who can support us with one of the following shift patterns:


•             Mornings (8am-2pm), Afternoon (2pm-8pm), Long day (8am to 8pm) and nights (8pm-8am)

•             Weekends and nights inclusive as per rota.


We provide full training to all of our new carers so you don’t need any experience; all we ask is that you share our passion for helping our residents. If you feel that working in care is the right job for you, we’d love to hear from you!



What we offer

  •           Full-time and part-time options
  •           Perks of being directly employed: paid holidays and pension
  •           Opportunities for career progression such as NVQ


As a Care Assistant, you will have the satisfaction of really helping and enabling people to live as independently as possible! You will be offering companionship, personal care such as bathing or going to the toilet, or help with feeding and help with activities.


Previous experience in care is not necessary as we provide full training.

You must have:

  •           A caring nature and desire to make a difference in someone’s life and able to work in a team
  •           Be able to use a computer/tablet
  •           A good level of English – both written and spoken
  •           A clear DBS and minimum of 2 clear references



Full Time & Part Time positions are available, including evening, night and weekend work. (Minimum wage or living wage rate)





We are looking for a Cook/kitchen assistant


This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced cook who has a passion for cooking homely meals and enjoys working as part of a lively team in a care home.

About the Role:

An experienced cook is required to work 12 hours/week and 18 hours/week as a kitchen assistant in our residential home preparing/ cooking meals and baking for approximately 45 people. The ideal candidate will be able to build and maintain good relationships with our staff and residents.


  • Cooking meals as per designed menu and bake cakes
  • Being able to support staff in the care home in the achievement of the highest possible standards and maintaining residents’ nutritional needs.
  • Complying with all Health and Safety policies and procedures.
  • Maintaining hygiene standards.
  • Managing a stock efficiently, checking quantities of received products.

Salary: £8.21 for Kitchen assistant (cook is negotiable upon training and experience)

You will have previous cooking experience in a professional kitchen. You will have a high level of Food Hygiene and Health & Safety knowledge. You will have a passion for food and for customer satisfaction. Experience in care setting will be a bonus.

What we offer:

Shift pattern is as follows:

1 Cook and 1 Kitchen assistant 8am-2pm

And 1 Kitchen assistant from 3pm-6pm

8am-2pm as a cook.

8-2 and 3-6 as kitchen assistant.

Salary: £8.21 for Kitchen assistant (cook is negotiable upon training and experience)

Monthly pay

Paid Annual Leave pro-rata

Pension contribution

How to apply

Contact Vinay at Brooklands on 01702 525 375 or 07840 140 297

Employment is subject to two satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS. Applicants should be 18 years or over

Level 2 Food safety qualification essential.


Brooklands Nursing Home
25 Lambeth Road

Leigh on Sea




Tel: 01702525375


Beautiful 45 beds purpose build home

24 hours trained nurse on duty

Fresh home cooked food

Elegant rooms with en-suite facilities

Pretty gardens

Full range of activities & outings

Permanent & short stay


Any Questions

Please call us for further information about our care options:





Alternatively, you can use our Contact Form.


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