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Care Assistant/ HCA - Longfield Manor, Billingshurst in Billingshurst at Sussex Healthcare

Date Posted: 8/31/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Care Assistant

Full time or Part time shifts available

12 hour or 6 hour shifts

We love what we do and we want you to love it too! We are looking for a caring and friendly person to join us at Sussex Healthcare!

What we need from you as a Care Assistant:

We require you to have empathy, be friendly and a good communicator with a caring nature. Above all, you'll have real compassion for all our residents. If you have that, then you don't need any prior training or experience. We provide full training both in the home and at our Training Academy.

We have amazing Managers, Tutors and teachers in the field that will train and support you in everything you need to know to become a great carer and to gain your care certificate.

What will the Care Assistant role entail?

  • Ensure the highest possible levels of care are maintained
  • Taking responsibility for the physical and emotional well-being of our residents
  • Assisting with personal care needs, such as washing, dressing, meal times, personal hygiene in a way that respects the individual and promotes their independence.
  • To be involved with all general day to day activities of the home.

Where you'll be based: Longfield Manor, Billingshurst.

Longfield Manor is a spacious and well-equipped house providing care and nursing to older people with neurological conditions such as Dementia, Alzheimer's and Huntington's disease.

It comprises of 40 places for people aged 65 years and over and it has a specialist 14 person unit for people with dementia.

What benefits are there for you as a Care Assistant?

  • In house training, including the opportunity to complete your NVQ Level 2 and 3 in Healthcare
  • Nursing apprenticeships
  • Internal academy offering various courses including specific training in a field you are passionate about
  • Exceptional career progression within the company
  • 50p extra pay per hour at weekends
  • Double pay at bank holidays
  • Paid breaks
  • Pension
  • Free staff bus
  • Subsidised meals during your shifts
  • Free uniform
  • Reduced rate on-site accommodation
  • Mentoring scheme
  • Refer friend bonuses

As a Care Assistant you will be given the opportunity to move between homes if you choose to, to broaden your experience and knowledge.

We have great facilities within our homes including salt caves, hydro therapy pools and sensory rooms.

Apply and join Sussex Healthcare!