Worthing, West Sussex


£49,995 per annum

Hours of Work

37 hours per week (excluding lunch breaks)

Closing date

30th November 2023 (Post may be filled before closing date due to number of applicants, please apply as soon as possible)

Interview Dates

Week commencing 4th December 2023


  • Refer a friend scheme (T&C's apply).
  • Comprehensive mandatory and clinical training conducted by our dedicated in-house training team/ external providers and fully paid induction.
  • Continuous support from our Practice Development team, to comply with standards of professional practice and maintain valid registration with the NMC.
  • Eligibility to apply for the Blue Light Discount card – Excellent discounts on gyms, restaurants, and other huge retailers...
  • A fantastic employee assistance programme.
  • The opportunity to enrol into a cash plan to support a variety of health appointments.
  • 25% discount across all Guild Care retail stores.
  • A generous annual leave entitlement.
  • You will receive an additional “well-being day” on top of your annual leave.
  • Development is important for us, you will receive fantastic support for learning and development.

Who are we?
Guild Care is Worthing’s most established Social Care charity and one of the largest employers in the area.
Our Vision – All people in need of care live fulfilling, safe and secure lives.
Our Mission - We will achieve our vision by ensuring our support and services are accessible, effective, and lovingly delivered.
We work with Older People, People Living with Dementia and People with Learning Disabilities. We believe that all people in need of care should live safe, fulfilling and secure lives and work predominantly to reduce social isolation and social stigma.

What is the role?
Clinical Lead - Deputy Manager

Job Description - Click Here

Haviland House is a specialist dementia care home located at the foot of the South Downs in Goring, West Sussex. It was purpose built in 2015 to fulfil the needs of residents living with different stages of dementia. In 2019 Haviland House was a ‘Best Dementia Care Home’ finalist in the National Dementia Care Awards and the home’s Health & Wellbeing Coordinator won the National Activity Providers Association’s ‘Best Activity Coordinator’ award. Our care homes will treat you like part of the family when you become part of the team. We expect you to provide our residents with compassionate and person-centred care, ensuring that their feelings are respected.

Essential requirements:

  • A passion for supporting vulnerable older people in need of nursing care, to live well, safely and have fulfilled lives.
  • RN or RMN qualification and current NMC PIN.
  • Proven clinical expertise in the care of older adults with complex needs.
  • Good knowledge of nutritional care, wound care, pressure area care, infection control, pain control, continence management, mobility management, palliative care, end of life care and other clinical skills required in the setting.
  • Experience of leading, managing and supervising others.
  • Experience of nursing in a care home environment, community or non-acute setting.
  • Good understanding of safeguarding, risk management, health and safety, fire safety and other relevant legislation.
  • Good IT, literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Excellent customer care skills and the ability to communicate with a range of different people, including customers, relatives, staff, senior managers and other professionals.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Satisfactory health to meet the demands of the role, satisfactory DBS check and references.

We pride ourselves on being a values led, culture driven organisation.
Our values (BELIEF)
Brave – Courageous, passionate, empowered
Engaging – Straightforward, authentic, present
Loving – Genuine, caring, interested
Integrity – Respectful, accountable, trustworthy
Everyone Matters – Considerate, attentive, appreciative
Free to be me – Playing to strengths, supporting each other, being vulnerable

Why Guild Care?
We offer a competitive salary, work-life balance, and the opportunity to progress your career to the next level. Training will be given, and support is readily available.

Disability confident:
Guild Care is an equal opportunities employer, which means we are committed to a policy of treating all job applicants equally. Please get in touch should you require any support in completing your application [email protected]

Sponsorship: We greatly appreciate your interest in working for Guild Care. However, at this time, we are unable to accept any applications that require a certificate of sponsorship. As a reminder, all applicants must have the right to work in the UK prior to submitting an application. If you would like to be contacted in the future if this changes, please send your details to [email protected]. Thank you for your understanding.

If this sounds like the role for you, apply now by emailing your CV and cover letter to [email protected]
For any queries, please contact our dedicated recruitment team on 01903863154 or email Leonora at [email protected].