Work With Us

Balkerne Gardens Trust is a not-for-profit provider of care and support to older people in Colchester.

  • Have you thought about a career change?
  • Do you want to do something where every day there is the potential for you to make a real difference in the quality of people’s lives?
  • Do you want to work in an environment where you are valued, respected, and always busy but with great benefits?

If you answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, we would love to hear from you! See below for our current vacancies

We offer competitive rates of pay, quarterly attendance bonus, short notice payments, paid training throughout the year, pension scheme, refer a friend bonus, annual leave of 20 days per annum plus bank holidays, double pay for bank holidays, paid wellbeing day, free DBS and Blue light discount card.

Cheviot Nursing Home

Full time and Part time day Care Assistant. Hourly rate £12.90. Click Chv Carer for the job description.

Part time night Care Assistant. Hourly rate £12.90. Click Chv Carer for the job description.

Part time day Nurse. Hourly rate £21.00. Click  Chv RGN for the job description.

Full time Kitchen Assistant. Hourly rate £12.00. Click Chv KitchenAsst for the job description.

Freda Gunton Lodge

Bank Kitchen Assistant. Hourly rate £12.00. Click FGL KitchenAsst for the job description.

Full time Night Care Assistant. Hourly rate £12.90. Click  FGL Carer for the job description.

If you would like to apply please complete the form below.  

Click here to apply online

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