Location

Haviland House

Salary

£9.74- £10.89 per hour

Hours of Work

Day or night shift shifts available

Full or part-time hours - 18 to 36 hours per week

Shifts are 8am-2pm, 2pm-8pm, 8pm-8am (Nights)

Alternate Weekends

or

Bank (as and when required)

Closing date

Shortlisted upon receipt

Ref

2103, 2107 & 2113

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).

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 a Care Assistant. We expect you to provide our residents with compassionate and person-centred care, ensuring that their feelings are respected.

Guild Care positions you to provide effective care in accordance with its policies and procedures, and in compliance with best practice principles. You and your co-workers will help each other accomplish tasks while you get to know one another.

The staffing ratio in our homes is high, with an adaptable team formed around the residents' needs. In addition to providing nursing care around the clock, we have dedicated Health & Wellbeing Coordinators who provide regular and stimulating activities tailored to each individual.

Perks on Shift...What Do We offer you?

On the night shift, we have high staff ratio, the opportunity to do your coursework (if you are doing your H&S care diploma for example) and free sandwiches.

On the day shift, the opportunity to get involved with fun activities and engagement with the residents

The Role

We currently have an exciting opportunity to join the team at Haviland House as a Dementia Support Worker, you will receive full training and development support plans to achieve and progress in our organisation.

Career Pathway

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 years- 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)
  • Competitive salaries
  • 20-25 days holiday
  • Pension scheme
  • Sick pay
  • Flexible shift patterns
  • Free DBS check
  • Excellent learning and development opportunities and clear defined care career pathway
  • Supportive colleagues
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Job satisfaction
  • Local offers for Guild Care staff
  • Being part of a values- led organisation

Job description

Get in touch

If you would like to find out more about the role our Recruitment Team is always happy to help answer any questions you may have. For an informal chat please call 01903 863154.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy upon successful selection of candidates, please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

How to apply

To apply for a position, click on the role you're interested in below: 

alternatively email your CV or interest to us at [email protected] or call 01903 863154.

T&Cs

Welcome Bonus

  • 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

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