Website Guild Care
Guild Care are currently offering a £1000 welcome bonus to all successful new members of the team who take on a role in care, home care, Support Workers (Day Services) (subject to terms and conditions).
We are Guild Care, Worthing’s leading social care charity, supporting people to live well, enjoy life, and love every day.
We have been caring for people in the Worthing area for over 85 years.
Caer Gwent and Linfield House are two of our outstanding care homes located in Worthing, which provide quality residential, nursing, and dementia care in a safe, purpose-built setting.
Each of our nursing homes are not-for-profit, enabling us to keep enhancing our residents’ facilities and support the local community.
A day in the life of a Care Assistant at Guild Care
When you’re a Care Assistant at Guild Care, you’ll feel like part of the family. Every day you’ll provide compassionate, person-centered care to our residents, ensuring that their feelings are respected. It’s a super rewarding and varied role. You’ll work under the supervision of a Registered Nurse and senior staff. You’ll care for residents compassionately and respectfully. You and your co-workers will work together to accomplish tasks while getting to know each other better.
It’s your responsibility to assist residents with their daily needs, such as dressing, undressing, and bathing. However, you’re also responsible for caring for those who have chronic or acute illnesses and need high levels of nursing care. As well as making and changing beds, tidying up rooms, and other housekeeping duties, you will also be expected to assist the residents during their mealtimes.
You’ll provide social and recreational activities to help meet the residents’ emotional needs, and you’ll support them in doing their favourite hobbies and past times. Additionally, you will promote the residents’ physical and mental health.
You’ll be part of the care team, helping develop residents’ care plans that meet their personal and social needs while respecting their dignity and enhancing their independence. During this role, you’ll report both verbally and in writing about care planning, handovers, and other necessary meetings. As part of your learning and development program, you will have the opportunity to participate in various training sessions in order to develop your skills, confidence, and abilities. In your role as a key member of the Guild Care team, you will be expected to promote high-quality care practices and effective communication with both residents as well as your colleagues, whilst living by our charity values.
About Caer Gwent
Caer Gwent combines superb residential living with 24-hour expert nursing care, supporting individuals with complex health conditions, particularly focusing on palliative (i.e. end of life) support.
Our home has a high staff-to-resident ratio, with a versatile team built around residents’ needs. As well providing around-the-clock nursing care, we have dedicated Health & Wellbeing Coordinators who deliver regular and stimulating activities catered to individuals’ interests.
£9.74- £10.89 per hour
Hours of Work
Part time hours- 18-24 hours per week
Full time Hours- 36 hours per week
Day or night shifts available
Bank hours available, flexibility to suit personal circumstances
8am-2pm, 2pm-8pm, 8am-8pm
At Guild Care, we are passionate about career progression for all our employees, we have developed clear learning pathways for all our job roles at Guild Care. We take everyone’s career goals seriously, whether you want to be an amazing Care Assistant or our next Director of Care. We’re proud that the average length of service for our care home senior management team is 17 year- many of whom started as Care Assistants and followed our career pathways.
Our Amazing Benefits at Guild Care…..
Working for a local charity that has supported the community since 1933
Welcome to Guild Care bonus (for eligible roles)- Up to £1000 for Registered Nurses and up to £1000 for Care, Home Care and Day Services Support Staff
Refer a friend scheme- you could earn £500 for recommending a friend to Guild Care
Buddy Incentive- you could receive up to £125 to support our new recruits in role, promoting a supportive and friendly environment for our newcomers (Care Services only)
20-25 days holiday
Flexible shift patterns
Free DBS check
Excellent learning and development opportunities and clear defined care career pathway
Employee Assistance Programme
Local offers for Guild Care staff
Being part of a values- led organisation
The ability to communicate well in the English language
The ability to read, write and carry out basic mathematical calculations
Satisfactory DBS Check
Experience of working in a care environment
Experience of providing personal care
A qualification in care
Previous experience in Dementia Care/demonstrates awareness in Dementia
Get in touch
For further information please call our Recruitment Team on 01903 863154.
We reserve the right to close the vacancy upon successful selection of candidates, please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
F2F Training is complete
Meds competency is signed off (specific to homecare)
First payment (50%)- new starter has completed first 12 weeks with no performance concerns and training completed
Second payment (50%)- new starter will receive second payment when probation has been signed off, which should be at 6 months however if probation is extended then payment will not be received until probation has finished
Post- interview should you be successful you will need to supply the following documentation to ensure safe recruitment and compliance.
Right to Work documentation
Evidence of Qualifications if required
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