• Full Time
  • Salary: 9.50-10.50


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

Free Accommodation: The role is live-in (shared staff flat on top floor) and comes with 6 months free accommodation and all utility bills paid. see details below.

Shifts: Days (possibly nights – please enquire): 36 hours a week – likely to be 3×12 hour shifts (8am-8pm) with extra hours/shifts if wanted. Residents have personal care needs but not nursing needs

Our home: We are  known for our warm, homely atmosphere, uncompromising standards of care and being genuinely a nice place to work.

Who will the job suit? At least 1 year’s experience in care is required. As a small home with a small team, flexibility is essential. You should be able to multi task, think on your feet, work compassionately  and constantly strive to deliver the highest quality care.

Staff Accommodation Details: Staff flat on the whole top floor of the home. Private bedroom. Communal areas shared with 4 other staff. Rent is free for the first 6 months, then after 6 months, £50pw (deducted from monthly payroll), which includes wifi/all utility bills. In return for free accommodation, all live-in staff are on a rota (1-2 times a week) on-call, to be woken to help in case of an emergency. As the accommodation is in a regulated Care home, there are restrictions on visitors.

Our Location

Balcombe is a small pretty village with lots of community activities, a short drive away from the towns of Crawley and Haywards Heath, with every facility. We are very convenient for Gatwick airport (2 train stops).

5 min walk from Balcombe train station, on London Bridge – Gatwick- Brighton line: 30 mins to Brighton, 40mins to Central London. 3min walk to bus stop. Ample parking. Postcode to check location: RH17 6LG

Some of our Benefits: 

  • Free accommodation for 6 months; £50/week including utility bills thereafter.
  • Free meal on shift
  • Extra hours available if wanted
  • Pension scheme
  • Induction, training and uniform paid for.

Applicants must already have the right to live and work in UK – unfortunately we cannot sponsor.

Further infomation link: www.avonhousebalcombe.co.uk

To apply for this job email your details to cheslerm4@gmail.com.