Work with us

Come and join our charity and find a fulfilling, worthwhile and secure job which makes a real difference to the lives of those we care for in Cheltenham and Stroud.

You might already have experience or you might be looking to start a new career. Our training and development programme means there are opportunities to progress whatever level you are at.

Benefits of working at Lilian Faithfull Care
  • We offer competitive pay including paid breaks, weekend enhancements, enhanced pay for trainers, medication trained staff, appropriate NVQ’s and for working on our extra care wings.  Pay increases every year.
  • Our benefits package includes free life insurance, subsidised critical illness cover, health and discount plans, staff recruitment bonus, subsidised meals and free uniform.
  • Our investment in training means that there are always opportunities for staff to develop and progress. There is a formal starter induction and a structured career progression matrix to facilitate continued career development. Opportunities include trainee nursing associate qualifications, NVQ’s up to Level 5 (for carers and aspiring leaders) with support for nurse revalidation.
  • We offer full and part time positions, and depending on role, often on a rota basis.
  • Our focus on staff well-being includes mental health first aiders at each setting, free counselling and employee assistance programme and a new menopause policy.
  • We understand that investing in our staff not only improves the service we offer to residents and families but also means our close knit teams feel valued, which creates a happy and positive environment for everyone.
  • Our stable and secure charity offers excellent job security.

Apply today and join the Lilian Faithfull family!

If you are interested in joining our team please complete our easy application form online or submit your CV. For more information you can contact our HR team on 01242 500416 or email hr@lfhgroup.co.uk. We look forward to hearing from you.

Below you can find out more about the types of jobs roles we have, read inspiring staff stories and hear from our staff in a video.

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Why work with us

How to apply for a job

Apply to work with us today in one of these three ways;

  • Complete the quick ‘apply online’ form with an option to submit a CV or
  • Download our full ‘application form’ or
  • Email to our team at hr@lfhgroup.co.uk

For information on all our job opportunities or for any other questions, please call our HR team on 01242 500416 or email hr@lfhgroup.co.uk

We look forward to hearing from you.

Inspiring Staff Stories

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Roles in Lilian Faithfull Care

Carer / Healthcare Assistant (Days and Nights)

As valued members of the Lilian Faithfull team, you will provide support to meet the needs of our residents in their daily lives. With understanding and sensitivity, you will ensure the highest standards of care and dignity are provided whilst encouraging residents to maintain their independence as fully as possible.

No day will be the same as the personal centre care for each resident will constantly be reviewed as their needs change. You will be assisting in providing personal care in a respectful and courteous manner to ensure overall wellbeing.

Our night carers provide the support in the twilight hours when the empathy and comfort you provide is so important to our resident.

Senior Carer / Senior Healthcare Assistant

As a valued member of the Lilian Faithfull team you will be providing hands on care to the residents.  In addition, you will be supporting the Home Manager and Management Team in all aspects of the care of our residents, working in partnership with our residents to encourage choice and participation.

Due to your experience you will teach and lead by example the new and inexperience staff members in all aspects of their work in the home. You will be able to lead a team of carer on shift and have an NVQ3 or be willing to work towards this qualification.

Team Leader

You will provide an essential key role within Lilian Faithfull Care providing Leadership and Management to the care teams and support to the Home Manager. You will professionally lead the care team during any span of duty, ensuring that a safe, effective and efficient care service is maintained which meets the needs of residents.

You will engage with residents, families, GP’s and other multi discipline teams to ensure smooth communication and documentation between all parties.

Night Carers & Nurses

Many of our night staff have chosen this work pattern as they have found it a more convenient way to fit in work around a young family or other commitments.    The night shifts have a different feel and rhythm and the teams dovetail closely with the day staff.

Suzanne Booker, Director of Care, has herself worked many night shifts over her career and understands what the shifts involve,

“During the night residents might ring their call bell for support, a friendly face to talk to and a warm drink. Some residents need reassurance; this is an important part of the night staff role.”

Working through the nights also brings a special camaraderie with colleagues and this teamwork and mutual support can make all the difference.  Why don’t you considering our team of night staff?

Nurse

As a highly valued Nurse in one of our Nursing Homes, you will have wide range of responsibilities, professionally you will be supporting and leading the team whilst on shift to caring for the residents physical, psychological and social needs, with compassion, understanding and empathy.

With proven leadership skills, you need a strong understanding of dementia and the legislative framework surrounding Care of Older People. Your communication skills are key to this role, both verbal and written documentation are essential to ensure residents, families, GP’s and all other external and internal parties are kept informed at all times.

Food Service Assistant / Food & Beverage Assistant

Your role will be to support the Chef manager in each home to help meet the nutrition needs of the residents. The Food Service Assistant is responsible for routine food service tasks in the kitchen, dining room, include preparing, serving and distributing food and delivering trays to resident in their rooms when required.

You will have personal interaction with resident and families and be observant to any resident’s needs.

Chef

Your role will be to support the Chef manager/Sous Chef in each home.  In meeting the nutritional needs of the residents and provide the highest quality dining experience

You will understand the individual needs of each resident, as per their care plans and preferences. The food you produce will essential to their well-being.

Housekeeping Assistants

Working as part of a team in each home you will be responsible for, maintain a clean, homely, hygienic, safe and pleasant environment in which our residents live and people work.

Your interaction with the resident is of great importance in building good relationships, you will an integral part of the residents daily living. You will meet the families as you work and gain a good understanding of the resident individual requirements, helping support them in their daily needs.

Activities Co-ordinator

An important part of living at a Lilian Faithfull Care home is the opportunity for all our residents to take part in a variety of activities. As an Activities co-ordinator your role will be to plan, research, implement activities that support independence, dignity and wellbeing of the residents.

You will be working to ensure the fulfilment each individuals needs on a daily basis. To find out more about our activities page and visit our facebook page.

Care Plan Coordinator

You will play a key role in care delivery by ensuring all resident have a care plan that reflects their personal needs.  Care plans are written with a person centred approach and you will be developing plans for all new residents and keeping all current plans up to date with accurate information.

You will guide the care team and provide skilled care planning training to assist them to complete effective personal centred care plans and you will be responsible for ensuring that the total wellbeing of residents is effectively documented.

Proud to be the winner of ‘Excellence in Training 2019’ award for Gloucestershire Care Providers Association

GCPA Care Awards Winner 2019