• Full Time
  • Salary: £9.50-£10.50 per hour


We are a small Private family owned Residential Care Home (16 beds), looking for a Care Assistant to join our friendly team.


Live In Staff Accommodation on Premises 

The role must be live in on the premises and comes with 6 months free rent. Accommodation is in the staff flat on the entire top floor of the home, shared with 3 other staff. Rent payable (after 6 months) is highly subsidised (£50/week) with utility bills included. With no transport costs either, overall income is potentially attractive. See more details below.


The Role
Residents have personal care needs but not nursing needs: Assisting residents with all aspects of personal care & any tasks they are unable to do without assistance; Promoting dignity and choice.


Shifts: Days OR nights potentially available

Days: 36 hours a week – likely to be 3x 12 hour shifts (8am-8pm) with extra day hours/shifts if wanted.

Nights: 36 hours a week – 3x 12 hour Night shifts, 8pm-8am. Lone worker with other staff sleeping on call. Further day shifts available if required.


The Home 

Our home is known for its warm, homely, non-institutional atmosphere and uncompromising standards of care. We have an open, friendly team, with a cheerful “can do” team spirit.


Working With Us
Staff build strong, rewarding relationships with Residents and each other. We have a fantastic group of fun, interesting & engaging Residents.


Who will the job suit? Someone who is compassionate, patient, reliable and responsible, who is committed to the same standard of care. Able to multi task and think quickly in an emergency. At least 1 year’s experience in care giving is preferred, but not required for candidates showing the right attitude and personality. As a small home with a small team, flexibility is very important.


Short drive from Crawley, and Haywards Heath. 5 min walk from Balcombe train station, on London Bridge – Gatwick- Brighton line. 3min walk to bus stop. Ample parking.


Staff Accommodation Details: Staff flat on whole top floor of the home. Good sized private bedroom. Communal areas shared with 3 other staff. Rent is free for the first 6 months, then £50pw (deducted from monthly payroll), which includes wifi/all utility bills. In return for highly subsidised accommodation, all live-in staff are required whilst sleeping, to be on call to help in case of any emergency on a rota basis. Note as accommodation in a regulated entity, there are restrictions on visitors.

Further infomation link: www.avonhousebalcombe.co.uk

To apply for this job email your details to avon2office@gmail.com.