• Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Salary: To be discussed

Melrose Care Home

Day Care Assistant / Health Care Assistant

Melrose Care Home, a family run, 25 bed nursing home based in Worthing, West Sussex provide second-to-none care for our residents, offering a truly personal experience for everyone who lives with us.

As a nursing home rated “Outstanding” by CQC we are seeking to recruit both full-time and part-time Health Care Assistants to join our committed and driven team and to uphold the same ethos and passion for care that we do.

The main duties to include, but not limited to:

· To provide personal care to residents, to include assisting with dressing/undressing, bathing, and using the toilet.

· To help care for residents temporarily sick and needing minor dressings, bed nursing (under the supervision of a RN)

· To help care for EOL residents

· Report the care given to residents using our in-house system

· To help engage residents in daily activities

· To set tables and trays, serve meals, feed residents needing help.

· To answer all bells, emergency bells, the front door, greet visitors and answer the telephone if the RN is unavailable

Salary: Excellent rates of pay dependent on experience.

Shift patterns comprise of:

· 8am-2pm

· 2pm-8pm

· 8am-8pm

· You will be required to work weekends


The right person will be/have:

· Able to communicate both written and verbally

· Able to work as a team member

· Flexible

· A kind and compassionate nature

· A willingness to learn

· To be available to attend mandatory staff training and staff meetings.


· NVQ in Health and Social Care (or willing to do your NVQ with Melrose)

· Previous care experience

· Knowledge in personal care

· Experience in working with older people

· Interest in staff training and development


· Free uniform

· Paid training

· Free meal when working over 6 hours each day

· Refer a friend reward scheme

· Paid breaks

· Paid handover

· 5.6 weeks holiday per year pro rata

· DBS refund after completing 6 months employment

· Pension Scheme

· Opportunities for overtime

Melrose Care Home does not have any on-site parking

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

To apply for this job email your details to melrose.care@melrosecare.org.uk.