Find Your Ideal Career

Here at Ideal Care Homes we are passionate about our homes being a great place to live. In order for them to be a great place to live they need to be a great place to work.

Careers Ideal Employee Mind Map

What do Ideal Care Homes have to offer you?

Pay & Reward

Good Rates of Pay
Competitive rates of pay within the care sector
Company iPhone

Once you have worked with us for a month you will be provided with an iPhone for your personal use.

Whats Included?

Unlimited calls to O2 mobiles
Unlimited text messages to 07 numbers
300 minutes to landline and mobile numbers starting with 07, 01 or 02
1GB of 3G data

Ideal Care Homes has created its own app. This keeps everyone up to date with news and events within the company and the wider LNT Group.

You can also view your weekly hours, book annual leave and even send a message to our Chairman!

Staff VIP Events

Our Chairman invites all employees to join him at various VIP staff events throughout the year. Recent events have included Ginetta Race Weekends, Christmas parties and both regional and national care events.



Employee Recognition Scheme
You’ve made a difference!

Ideal Care Homes operates a monthly award scheme for those special individuals who go out of their way to really make a difference to our residents and staff. Winners will be selected by the home manager and will receive a prize.

Recommend a Friend Scheme

Do you know the Ideal friend that would be an asset to the Ideal team?

Ideal Care Homes will pay £100 to you for introducing a potential employee, on the condition that the individual is made an offer of employment and successfully completes a 6 month probationary period.

Share Scheme

The company share scheme includes every single employee in every group business and at every level! Our Chairman is keen to share the company’s success with the people that make it happen Once you have been employed for six months you will then become a shareholder.

Training & Development


Fully Funded Training

Ideal Care Homes provide all employees in all our homes with a comprehensive induction package. We also offer fully funded QCF (NVQ) training which is delivered in partnership with an external training provider.


Additional Specialist Training

As well as a comprehensive induction package employees are encouraged to attend specialist training such as Alzheimer’ Society Dementia training and empathy based training. This helps our staff deliver the best care possible to our residents.










Career Progression

If you are ambitious and want to further your career there are always opportunities available for promotion or to progress within our organisation. We encourage all our staff to be the best that they can be.


Your Ideal Future Management Training

Your Ideal Future is our management training course that identifies our Ideal Home Managers and Deputies of the future. The 12 month course provides participants with the key areas of knowledge in order to run a successful home. You will learn about day to day home management including HR, current care practise legislation and how to make your home an Ideal place to live.


Support in Your Role

We are firm believers in supporting all our staff throughout their employment with us. You will have regular one to one’s with your line manager where you will discuss your performance and areas for development. This is also a great opportunity for a cup of tea and a catch up! As well this you will also have an annual appraisal which will identify your key successes throughout the year and your objectives for the year ahead.

Do you think you could be our Ideal employee? Choose a Care Home or Role in the top right of this page to find an exciting opportunity to join our dedicated and ever-growing team.

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