Care Jobs in Folkestone

Careers at ​Pelham House

Pelham House prides itself in the retention rate of its experienced and trained staff.


However, vacancies do occasionally arise, and we are always looking for workers who can be flexible enough to fill specific shifts, sometimes at short notice. So if you have relevant skills and experience in residential care work, catering or domestic work, we would be delighted to hear from you.

Pelham House was established in 1978 and has 22 residents – some with early-stage dementia – and has built a first-class reputation for its standard of care, catering, friendly atmosphere and home-from-home environment.

Current Vacancies

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To Apply For A Position Please:

​Please send your CV with a covering letter to Kerry Murphy

​​Care Coordinator – Full Time

​Job description

We are currently seeking a compassionate, experienced, and a highly organised care coordinator to join our growing team of healthcare professionals. In this role, you will play an important part in our ability to provide exceptional care by managing the individual care providers, including scheduling and providing support for the caregivers and families. Management of care plans including, reviewing all important documentation ensuring they are kept up to date and liaising with all medical professionals needed to meet care requirements. Working alongside the Home Manager and Head of Care.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

​Includes but is not limited to the following:

  • ​ To ensure person centred care plans are maintained and implemented for all Service Users
  • ​Ensure completion of monthly care plan reviews for Service Users
  • ​To be familiar with and to implement the Company’s policies and procedures and all legislative and regulatory requirements relating to the activities of the Company
  •  Ensure Service Users documents are reviewed regularly and updated where appropriate
  • ​Liaise with a range of professionals (G.Ps, District Nurses, social workers) from outside the home to support and improve the care of the residents both in and out of hours
  • ​Involved in monthly resident reviews with the Registered Manager. Sometimes this will involve leading the meeting or taking notes for files
  • ​Answer emergency bells, the door and the telephone, greet visitors, and offering them refreshments
  • ​Notify the manager of any changes and matters of concern regarding residents, staff and the environment
  • ​Ensure the GSF coding is reviewed as appropriate and ensure that on code change correct actions are taken
  • ​Maintain accurate client documentation, including updates, Audits and introduction of new systems and procedures 
  • ​Support caregivers, clients, and families by providing accurate information​
  • ​Collect feedback to ensure client satisfaction
  • ​To assist the Registered Manager in carrying out surveys, monitoring Staff performance, training and supervising Staff in Quality Control assessments
  • ​To represent the Company in a professional manner always, on the telephone, face to face or in written communication

Essential Qualification and Experience:

  • ​ NVQ3 in Health & Social Care
  • Residential/Nursing Home care experience, working as a team leader or senior carer 
  • ​Experience in care provision at a level that reflects the responsibilities of the post applied for
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills
  • ​Good presentation skills
  • ​Computer literate
  • ​Understanding of legislation concerned with care provision
  • ​Administrative experience

We Can Offer You:

  • ​The opportunity to learn alongside a dynamic, innovative and forward-thinking Manager who has the aspiration to achieve 'Outstanding' CQC rated home.
  • ​Ongoing mentoring and support 
  • Regular supervisions and appraisal
  • 28 days holidays
  • ​Contribution towards your pension
  • ​Bank holiday enhancements

​Salary:            ​Negotiable

To Apply For A Position Please:

Please send your CV with a covering letter to Kerry Murphy

​Financial Advisor Role- Part Time

​Job description

To support the Director across his various businesses to determine expenses, income,
insurance coverage, financial objectives, tax status, risk tolerance, or other information needed to develop a financial plan. Answer questions about financial plans and strategies and giving financial advice.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

​This role includes but is not limited to the following:

  • ​Market research
  • Market analysis
  • Assess needs and goals
  • Recommend strategies
  • Execute strategies
  • Monitor accounts
  • Identify new opportunities
  • Follow regulations

​Skills

  • ​Flexibility and adaptability
  • Organizational skills and the ability to multitask
  • The ability to be proactive and take the initiative
  • Understanding complex information
  • Analyzing financial data
  • Collaboration
  • Consistency
  • Proficiency
  • Professionalism
  • Adaptability
  • Research and analysis
  • Client confidentiality
  • Listening and communication
  • Using electronic and technological equipment and applications
  • Being trustworthy

​Qualifications

  • Bachelor​'s Degree in Finance​​
  • Degrees in Economics, Statistics, Accounting or Mathematics are also acceptable
  • At least 2 years’ experience in this role.

​Salary:            ​Negotiable

To Apply For A Position Please:

Please send your CV with a covering letter to Kerry Murphy

​Human Resources Role – Part Time

Job Role:

Human Resources/HR

​ Job Specification:

Managing and guiding the HR department, including overseeing processes and policies to make sure they are fair for all employees.

​​This role includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Set up and continually maintain personnel files and employee records

  • Issue offer letters and employee contracts save signed copies on the employee database

  • Managing performance of current employees

  • Generating reports and data to quantify performance and skills

  • Developing and implementing new processes to help the organisation offer a better workplace for staff

  • Assisting with employee discipline

  • Overseeing compliance requirements

  • Following up on performance concerns and disciplinary action with staff members

  • Offering induction and other aspects of new employee enrolment

  • Sitting on board meetings to provide feedback and ways to improve the resources available to employees

  • Update, maintain and track training matrix

​Skills and Qualifications:

  • ​Good People Skills

  • ​Ability to Lead and Manage Employees

  • ​Experience participating in employee discipline and possible legal appeals for terminated staff

  • Strong organisational Skills

  • ​Sensitivity in Handling Confidential Issues

  • Good Oral and Written Communication Skills

  • ​Experience in Employment Laws and Regulations

  • Excellent Leadership skills to provide guidance and assistance to employees

  • You will need to have a high degree of empathy, diplomacy and the ability to listen, as well as negotiation and conflict management skills

  • Strong computer skills

  • Track record of successfully dealing with HR matters

Job Type:    Part-time - 16 hours

Salary:         ​​Negotiable

To Apply For A Position Please:

Please send your CV with a covering letter to Kerry Murphy

​In House Trainer Role – Part Time

Job Role:

​In House Trainer

Job Specification:

​Responsible for increasing the productivity, by teaching new skills and knowledge to employees within the Home and ensuring staff training is always up to date.

​Role

​This role includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Set up and continually maintain personnel files and employee records on training

  • Offering induction and other aspects of new employee enrolment training

  • Update, maintain and track training matrix

  • Designing effective training programs 

  • Liaising with managers to determine training needs and schedule training sessions

  • Conduct seminars, workshops, individual training sessions etc.

  • Prepare educational material such as module summaries, videos, power point displays, etc

  • Keep attendance and other records

  • Manage training budgets

  • Conduct evaluations to identify areas of improvement

  • Monitor employee performance and response to training

​Skills and Qualifications:

  • Proven ability to complete full training cycle (assess needs, plan, develop, coordinate, monitor and evaluate)
  • Understanding of effective teaching methodologies and tools
  • Proficient in MS Office (esp. PowerPoint)
  • Phenomenal communication, presentation and public speaking skills
  •  Organisational and time management abilities
  • Critical thinking and decision making
  • Design and develop training programs (outsourced and/or in-house)
  • Select appropriate training methods or activities
  • Use known education principles and stay up to date on new training methods and techniques
  • Design, prepare and order educational aids and materials
  • Manage and maintain in-house training facilities and equipment
  • Job Type:    Part-time - 16 hours

    Salary:         ​​Negotiable

    To Apply For A Position Please:

    Please send your CV with a covering letter to Kerry Murphy

    Senior Care Assistant

    A unique opportunity has come up for a Senior Carer (Days) ​in a leading care home in Folkestone, providing care to individuals with early-stage dementia and other age-related conditions.

    Duties will include:

    • Coordinate shifts as the person in charge, and take responsibility during this time
    • Lead by example and manage resources
    • Coordinate breaks to ensure the safety and security of residents and premises
    • Ensure care plans are accurately completed, handovers are clearly communicated and key workers are actively involved in care for their residents

    If you are passionate about providing the very best care in a residential care home setting, and an enthusiastic and committed individual then please apply to join our friendly and professional team in Folkestone.

    NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care is required.

    Job Type:    Full-time

    Salary:         £8.51 /hour

    To Apply For A Position Please:

    ​Please send your CV with a covering letter to Kerry Murphy

    ​Night Carer

    Night care staff required for a leading care home in Folkestone, providing care to individuals with early-stage dementia and other age-related conditions.

    ​Are you passionate about providing the very best care in a residential care home setting? We are currently looking for enthusiastic and committed individuals to join our friendly professional team.

    NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care is ​preferred but not essential. We are ideally looking for someone with a passion to work in care.

    'Pelham House is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.'

    Job Type:    ​Part-time

    Salary:         ​£8.21 /hour

    To Apply For A Position Please:

    Please send your CV with a covering letter to Kerry Murphy