Careers at Colten

A career in care is one of the most rewarding paths you can choose, with a wide range of exciting and meaningful roles that contribute toward improving the lives of older people. Join us in providing a better quality of later life for our residents.

Where can we take you?

Together, we ensure residents have access to everything they need to live life as best they can. We recruit the best people to support our residents in a wide variety of surprising roles, from our roles in our homes to our Support Centre.


A crucial part of our service. Bring your expertise to support and manage many complex medical conditions within the comfort and familiarity of our homes.

Health Care Assistant

Play an essential role, assisting with all aspects of daily living, care and comfort of our residents, making a meaningful difference to their health and wellbeing

Clinical Lead

Take the lead ensuring that our residents receive the clinical care they need, making a meaningful difference to their health and wellbeing every day.

Activities Organiser/Companion

Create a stimulating, entertaining and therapeutic environment and be pivotal part to a residents’ day-to-day enjoyment of a dignified and fulfilling life.

Home Manager

Oversee all activities within a home, making sure the quality of the service and care provided meets our quality standards and those of our external regulators.

Customer Support & Admin

Play an important part in creating a warm, welcoming and friendly environment, not only to the residents, but to their families and friends as well.


Use your creativity and passion for food to create nutritious, wholesome homemade food and deliver an exceptional dining experience for our residents.


Support our home chefs to offer a consistent dining experience and help make a meaningful difference to the health and well-being of our residents.


Our gardening teams bring expertise and creativity in designing and maintaining gardens that are both calming and revitalising for our residents.


Provide a safe, clean and well looked after home creating an environment where our residents can feel safe and reassured knowing that they will be taken care of each and every day.


Provide practical help, support, advice and reactive repairs, helping maintain safe, reliable facilities that are essential to our residents’ individual well-being.

Business Support

Our large central support centre in Ringwood, Hampshire, provides invaluable support to our homes, with opportunities in recruitment, IT, HR, Learning & Development, Marketing and more.

Preparing You For Success

We want you to feel comfortable and confident from your first day at Colten Care. We will provide you with the right skills, training and knowledge so you can thrive in your new role and have the opportunities to progress on to new and exciting roles with us

Induction Academy

No need to worry about being “thrown in at the deep end”. New starters join our Induction Academy, giving you the time and space to settle in, ask questions, observe colleagues and learn about the ‘Colten way.’

Learning & Development

With the help of our dedicated Learning & Development team, you can develop in your role or progress to the next, with financial support and recognition for your studies. The opportunities are very real and there for you if you want them!

Staff Stories

We believe in helping staff fulfil their potential. That’s why we love sharing their success stories and celebrating their achievements. At Colten Care we focus on careers not just jobs. Outstanding resident care depends entirely on the dedication and attention to detail of our amazing team.

Are You New to Care?

If you’re passionate about helping people, working in care could be for you. Experience for a role is great, but not always essential.

Having the right attitude, aptitude and enthusiasm is far more important to us. There are opportunities to work in direct care roles, management, administration, home kitchen or domestic roles.

You can learn unique skills, make special connections and work knowing what you do truly makes a difference to someone’s day.


Find the role that’s perfect for you. Join us and make a difference to our residents’ lives every day. If a career in elderly care is for you then you want to be part of the team at Colten Care.