Our Careers

We're dedicated to supporting you throughout your career with Orchard. 

Working at Orchard Care Homes

Colleague Benefits

At Orchard Care Homes, we value each and every one of our colleagues. In addition to competitive salaries, we provide our people with a wide range of benefits. Our colleagues also enjoy fantastic discounts across on Travel, Food & Drink, Health & Fitness, Shopping, Leisure & Entertainment, as well as a comprehensive reward & recognition programme; our "Making a Difference" awards. 

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Learning & Development

Our comprehensive Learning & Development programme ensures our staff are fully trained and experienced. We offer our teams continued guidance and support and provide them with various opportunities for further skill development. We both acknowledge and reward staff that go the extra mile to improve the experience others receive at our home as we know we couldn't do it without them.

We also invest in an additional range of clinical and professional development courses, both in-house and externally and encourage our staff to undertake QCF awards as part of their development within the care sector.

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At Orchard Care Homes we welcome friendly, kind and passionate people who wish to spend time with our residents.  We recognise and appreciate the special impact volunteers can have on the lives of our residents. 

Our volunteers are at the heart of our community and are valued within our homes, we welcome people who wish to make a real difference to the day-to-day lives of residents, whether you want to help with activities or just pop in for a cup of tea and a chat, our doors are open. 

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Learning & Development

At Orchard Care Homes we offer excellent career opportunities to our staff by investing in training programmes to enhance their skills and knowledge base. We believe strongly in developing our staff and our people-focused, blended approach to learning involves a range of delivery styles and solutions to meet the learning requirements of our employees, and the different care needs of our residents. 

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Work for Us

Whether you are new to the care industry or experienced Orchard Care Homes have something to offer people who share our values. Join us and experience exciting days, excellent progression opportunities and a range of fantastic benefits.

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Our People

Our people are at the heart of our homes, our dedicated and passionate employees help us to achieve our positive people-focused approach to care and in turn, are rewarded for this. We often acknowledge and reward staff that go the extra mile to improve the home experience and generate a relaxed and informal community for our residents.

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Career Progression

At Orchard Care Homes, we set our standards high and need enthusiastic people to help us grow and make our homes a rewarding and enjoyable place to live and work.

As well as recruiting people with previous experience, we love to hear from those who are passionate about care and may be looking for a new career.

We have lots of opportunities within our Care Homes and are also often looking to welcome new recruits at our Support Centre in Harrogate.

Pay Fairness at Orchard Care Homes

At Orchard Care Homes we aim to be a fair and inclusive organisation, we do this by employing guiding principles, set rates of pay and annual pay renewal. We regularly update our policies and commitments to ensure that we are a great place to work. More...