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"Morden College is very different to my previous job, as I am able to spend more quality time with patients, staff and my team and I feel that my opinion is valued."

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"Working at Morden College is so different from my previous jobs. It is a lovely environment to work in. The quality of the fresh ingredients used in the meals are so much better than I’ve been used to before. The job is challenging and I have learned so much from preparing lots of different meals from scratch."

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"I enjoy interacting with the residents, and seeing their appreciation for a job well done."

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"Since coming to Morden College, I have met an incredible amount of people over the years, some with incredible backgrounds. When I chat with the residents, I have come to realise that they really appreciate someone who listens to them and this makes my job worthwhile."

Work for Us

We are very proud of the outstanding team we have working at Morden College. Every day they strive to provide high quality, compassionate care through our person-centred focus, which makes a difference to our beneficiaries’ lives.

Being part of Morden College is a badge which assures our beneficiaries that they will be treated with dignity and able to live their lives to the full, both cared for and safe. Our Values are:

  • Integrity – we aspire to live the highest standards of personal honesty and behaviour; we never compromise our reputation and always act in the best interests of our beneficiaries.
  • Compassion – we are understanding and caring towards our beneficiaries and our staff.
  • Patience – we are aware of, and make allowance for, the limitations of both beneficiaries and staff.
  • Respect – we foster a culture of mutual respect between beneficiaries and staff.
  • Inclusivity – we treat each other as equals, regardless of status, ability or age; and we are careful not to assume people cannot do things for themselves or will not want to be involved in College life.
  • Accountability – we take personal responsibility for using our resources efficiently and for the delivery of our services, being accountable to staff and regulatory authorities; but mainly accountable to our beneficiaries.

We want Morden College to become an employer of choice by offering great terms and conditions and a beautiful working environment; full details of our competitive benefits package can be seen by accessing the information below

SUMMARY OF OUR BENEFITS PACKAGE FOR EMPLOYEES

All our latest vacancies, including information related to specific jobs, are listed below. Our recruitment procedure can be seen by accessing the information below.

APPLICANT GUIDE TO RECRUITMENT PROCEDURE

If you wish to apply to join our team, please use Morden College Application Form found in the Information Pack for the vacancy you are interested in and don’t forget to quote the vacancy reference number. Thank you for your interest in wanting to join our team.


Housekeeping General Assistant
Monday to Sunday rotating shift pattern
(Ref: 0418/18) Maternity Cover, 6 months Fixed Term,
Part Time – 27.5 hours per week
(Ref: 0418/19) Permanent Part Time – 22 hours per week
(Ref: 0418/20) Permanent Part Time – 20 hours per week

Bank Housekeeper – Monday to Sunday variety of shifts available
(Ref: 0418/Bank) Casual hours contract

Salary: £9.18 per hour
Location: Blackheath, London
Closing Date: Sunday, 16 December 2018
Interviews: to be confirmed

We are looking for Housekeeping General Assistants who have 5* standards and are used to working in a team. They will be working across all areas of the College, including our independent living accommodation, and in-house laundry as well as in our 60-bed care home which has impeccably high standards. We are looking for staff who are willing to give 100% to ensure excellence in all areas.

The ideal candidates for these roles will have very high cleaning standards and be efficient with good communication skills. They should also like working with older people. Having a previous experience in cleaning and laundry in a healthcare environment would be advantageous.

We are also interested in receiving applications from people who want to work for us on a casual basis by joining our Bank Staff List.

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

Please use the links below to find out more / apply
JOB ADVERT APPLICATION FORM JOB DESCRIPTION PERSON SPECIFICATION

Apprentice Chef (Ref: 0418/APP)
37.5 hours per week on a rotating shift, Monday to Sunday

Salary: £295.50 per week
Location: Blackheath, London
Closing Date: ongoing
Interviews: to be confirmed

We are looking for an apprentice/trainee Chef to work as a collaborative member of the Catering Team and deliver the best possible standards in terms of food quality, presentation and nutrition by preparing, cooking and serving meals in any of the College catering facilities, as directed. This is a role in which the jobholder will develop catering skills with a focus on catering for older people/special diets.

The main duties will include preparing fresh ingredients daily, assembling, finishing and plating up of dishes; participate in all opening and closing procedures including preparing food and equipment for cooking and service; adhere to daily kitchen routines including cleaning, temperature checks and other duties related to food safety and health and safety; can demonstrate excellent communication skills, supporting team members and working on initiative without direct supervision at times; perform stock takes, rotate stock, receive and safely store away deliveries as required; understand and demonstrate awareness of food costs and prevent wastage of food and resources; daily cleaning, washing up and clean down duties to maintain clean and hygienic kitchen and equipment; undertake all necessary training on food safety, food handling and Health and Safety as necessary.

To be successful for the role you must have enthusiasm with a keen desire to learn, strong work ethic, positive attitude, good time management skills, excellent grooming standards and be a team player. The ideal candidate will have good communication skills, will be committed to delivering high standards of customer service to customers and flexible to work a variety of shifts on rota. Basic food preparation skills would be an advantage.

Commis Chef Level 2 Standard training will be provided with Maths and English if required. Subject to performance and availability, a permanent position as a chef may be offered after the successful completion of the apprenticeship.

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

Please use the links below to find out more and to apply
APPLY


Bank Registered Nurse – Nights (Ref: 0417/Bank)
Casual hours contract, variety of night shifts available

Salary: £16.86 per hour (£1.03 enhancement when working nights)
Location: Blackheath, London
Closing Date: ongoing
Interviews: to be confirmed

Morden College is looking for people to work as Night Registered Nurses on a casual basis with a variety of shifts available from Monday to Sunday. Our Bank Registered Nurses are involved in providing high standards of nursing care to all residents within the home, carrying out an agreed plan of care and assist in the ongoing assessment, development and evaluation of care needs with none of the pressures of hospital nursing.

You will be friendly, approachable and caring with good communication skills and the ability to work on your own initiative or within a team. Some practical clinical experience in a care setting with the ability to deliver planned care are essential to be successful in this role as well as having a genuine interest in working with older people.

Having current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and knowledge of the Care Quality Commission (CQC), NICE medication guidance and the Care Act 2014 are also important. However, a cheerful, friendly and flexible approach, with enthusiasm, commitment and imagination are valued as much at Morden College.

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS with Barred List check.

Please use the links below to find out more / apply
JOB ADVERT APPLICATION FORM JOB DESCRIPTION PERSON SPECIFICATION

Bank Domiciliary Healthcare Assistant (Ref: 0417/Bank)
Casual hours contract, variety of shifts available

Salary: £11.04 per hour
Location: Blackheath, London
Closing Date: ongoing
Interviews: to be confirmed

Morden College Domiciliary Care service is looking to employ additional health care workers to support residents from the charity between its two sites in Blackheath. The role involves providing personal care to individuals including washing, dressing, supervising medication and assisting with other aspects of living in the persons own home.

If you are an experienced care worker holding an NVQ or equivalent qualification contact us for an application form. We offer excellent rates of pay and conditions of service for the right persons.

You will be friendly, approachable and caring with good communication skills and the ability to work on your own initiative. Some practical healthcare experience and the ability to deliver planned care are essential as well as being able to work well in a team. Having the Level 2 qualification in healthcare is required, if you are wanting to join our Domiciliary Care Team. Having a driving licence and your own transport would be advantageous.

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS with Barred List check.

Please use the links below to find out more / apply
JOB ADVERT APPLICATION FORM JOB DESCRIPTION PERSON SPECIFICATION


Bank Healthcare Assistant (Ref: 0417/Bank)
Casual hours contract, variety of shifts available

Salary: £11.04 per hour
Location: Blackheath, London
Closing Date: ongoing
Interviews: to be confirmed

Are you able to support older people to live full and satisfying lives? If so, we want you to come and work at our Care Home.

To join the Bank list you’ll ideally have experience of working with older people or other vulnerable people (paid or voluntary), have a person-centred approach and be able to work as a member of a team to support our residents. However a cheerful, sunny nature, flexible approach, enthusiasm, commitment and imagination are valued as much at Morden College.

You will be friendly, approachable and caring with good communication skills and the ability to work on your own initiative. Some practical healthcare experience and the ability to deliver planned care are essential as well as being able to work well in a team. Having a Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care is required if you are wanting to join our Care Department.

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS with Barred List check.

Please use the links below to find out more / apply
JOB ADVERT APPLICATION FORM JOB DESCRIPTION PERSON SPECIFICATION

Bank Housekeeper (Ref: 0418/Bank)
Casual hours contract, Monday to Sunday, variety of shifts available

Salary: £9.18 per hour
Location: Blackheath, London
Closing Date: ongoing
Interviews: to be confirmed

To join the Bank list you’ll ideally have 5* standards and are used to working in a very small team. This role will be working across the various areas of the College, including our assisted living accommodation, in house laundry as well as in our 60-bed care home which has impeccably high standards. We are looking for individuals who are willing to give 100% to ensure perfection excellence in all areas.

The ideal candidate for this role include having very high cleaning standards, being quick and efficient as well as having very good communication skills. Candidate should also like working with residents in a care home for older people. It is essential to have experience of cleaning to be considered for these roles with experience gained in a healthcare environment being an advantage.

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

Please use the links below to find out more / apply
JOB ADVERT APPLICATION FORM JOB DESCRIPTION PERSON SPECIFICATION


For all recruitment enquiries, please contact our HR Department:
E-mail: recruitment@mordencollege.org.uk
Telephone: 020 8463 8363
Address: Morden College, 19 St Germans Place, Blackheath, London, SE3 0PW
Office hours: 9.00 to 17.00 Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays)