Why work with us?

Hartford Care is one of the top care providers in the country.  When you join our family, you can expect a warm welcome into our friendly team, where you’ll be valued and supported to be the best you can be to help residents live their lives to the absolute fullest. We provide training and learning opportunities to help you develop all the skills and knowledge you need, so you don’t need previous experience to start a career in care. Other benefits of joining the Hartford Care family include:

  • Great pay, enhancements, and paid breaks as well as annual pay reviews
  • Free DBS Checks for all and NMC PIN costs reimbursed for nurses
  • Learning, development, apprenticeship, and career development opportunities
  • Young workers are paid the same as those aged 25+
  • Wagestream; A financial tool giving you instant access to your earned wages whenever you need it
  • Perkbox; hundreds of discounts and a free hot drink once a month
  • 24/7 free and confidential Employee Assistance Programme
  • Hartford Heroes employee recognition & reward scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Unlimited Access to our Refer a Friend and Refer a Resident Scheme

Career Stories

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Career Story

Progressing the Careers of our Hartford Court Trio

Hartford Care is committed to helping to develop and enhance the careers of its team members at all its 16

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Career Story

Hartford Care supports Apprenticeship Week

This week (7th-13th February) is the 15th annual Apprenticeship Week which Hartford Care is supporting.   An apprenticeship is a

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Career Story

From Receptionist to Administration Manager

Meet Simbarashe “Simba” Murebwa, who, having dedicated herself to improving the lives of our residents at Burnham Lodge at Burnham

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Our interview process

We’re committed to ensuring we recruit the right people with the right skills and values to work in our family so that, regardless of your role, the highest standards of care and support are provided to those who live with us. We know how daunting the interview process can be, so we try to create a balance, ensuring we get the best out of those we interview whilst doing so in a relaxed way.

Telephone Conservation

After submitting your application, if you’re shortlisted you’ll receive a call from us, so we can get to know you a little better and give you the opportunity to ask any questions.

Interview and Taster Days

Our interviews are usually conducted by two members of our team, but sometimes our residents like to be involved in the interview process too, as their opinions really matter to us!

Final Details

If you’re successful and we offer you the role, we’ll need to carry out some final checks to ensure we comply with relevant regulations.

The best thing about working for Hartford Care

"Without doubt it is the relationships I have with our residents. The bond is so strong, it feels as if they are part of my family"

Gemma Barber - Care Assistant at Newland House


Who works in our care homes?

It’s rare that any two days are ever the same within our homes, however one thing that always remains constant is the care, compassion, enthusiasm and inspirations of our team members. Find out what our team members have to say about their role within the home, as they reveal a little more about their job.


Volunteering and work experience

Our volunteers are very special people for freely giving up their time to help enhance the lives of our residents. Whether it’s simply offering companionship to individuals, sharing your skills, hobbies or interests or teaching our residents something new, volunteers and those looking for work experience can get involved in many different aspects of life at Hartford Care. We have lots of opportunities and we would love to hear from you.

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