Wheldale Heights is now open, our complex needs care home in Castleford
13 March 2023
We’re delighted to announce that our new complex needs care home in Castleford, Wheldale Heights, is registered with CQC and is now open.
Wheldale Heights is our eighth care home in West Yorkshire. The home will support adults living with complex mental health needs, neuro-disabilities and physical disabilities.
Based on Wheldon Road, Wheldale Heights will provide a supportive environment in which people will receive the specialist nursing care they need, and are able to stay closer to their loved ones.
About Wheldale Heights
Wheldale Heights has 24 large bedrooms, each with an en-suite, across two units. With this small group living, we’ve found we’re able to provide a supportive environment that’s more responsive to people’s needs.
We encourage people to personalise their rooms so that it feels like home. Whether that’s a full re-decoration or encouraging people to bring special items that are filled with fond memories.
Each unit has a communal dining room, a lounge, a quiet lounge and a sensory bathroom. In addition, there is an activities hub, an accessible garden and a therapy room providing a dedicated space for rehabilitation.
Wheldale Heights will bring over 100 jobs to the local area, including roles in care, nursing, activities, catering and housekeeping.
Speaking about the opening, Clare Heaton, Home Manager at Wheldale Heights care home said: “I’m delighted to open Wheldale Heights care home in Castleford – and to be providing over 100 jobs in Castleford. We’re recruiting a highly skilled and trained team of Health Care Assistants and Registered Nurses for the home.
“Our high staffing levels will enable us to support people’s holistic needs and build trust, which leads to better outcomes for our service users.
“I’m looking for people who are compassionate, kind and who want to make a difference in the work they do.”
Care jobs in Castleford, West Yorkshire
We’re currently recruiting Health Care Assistant and Registered Nurse jobs in Castleford.
Our roles offer stable employment, with full support and training, as well as a great rewards and benefits package, including:
• excellent career development opportunities
• retail and lifestyle discounts
• enhanced Employee Assistance Programme.