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Sussex Health Care Homes in Sussex

Audiologist - SHCAudiology

As an audiologist you will work as part of a dynamic supportive team providing an innovative service within either a mobile or fixed site location. Our aim is to bring our audiology services closer to patient's homes and promote improved access for the deaf and hard of hearing people in the South East of England.

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Salary £23,000 to £30,000 depending on experience, Closing date for applications: 30th May 2017.

Referral Management Coordinator - SHCAudiology (part time)

Previous applicants please do not re-apply

SHC Audiology is looking to recruit a Referral Management Coordinator (part-time) based at Sussex Healthcare Audiology, Boldings Brook Academy, Warnham to join the team working 30 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 08.30 - 14.30 although flexibility will be required to cover colleagues when on leave.

The post holder should ideally live close to Horsham and within a commute of no more than 10 miles.

The postholder will work remotely to support audiologists in clinics and be required to receive telephone calls from patients and book appointments for repairs, aftercare and process referrals onto new pathways and liaise with GP surgeries.

This is an opportunity for a confident and motivated applicant with proven sound administration skills and a typing speed of at least 30 wpm.

Applicants must have outstanding communication skills and strive for excellent customer service and enjoy working as part of a team, be courteous, prompt, professional and friendly. Good organisational skills are also required and the candidate must be able to demonstrate initiative and be motivated to learn.

IT skills are required and training will be provided on internal systems. Previous background working in the NHS would be desirable but is not essential.

Salary: £9.00 per hour, required experience: Referral Coordinator: 1 year.

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Closing date: Monday 1st May

Shortlisting date: Monday 15th May

Interview date: Friday 26th May

Logistics Assistant - SHCAudiology

To coordinate and manage the replenishment of hearing aids and consumables at all clinics and by mail; to ensure a high-quality audiology service and smooth running of the clinics. The ideal candidate is someone with outstanding communication skills, forward thinking, organised and prompt, professional and friendly, and enjoys working with other colleagues.

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Clinical Nurse Tutor - Boldings Brook Academy

The main purpose of this role will be to deliver clinical skills training to nursing and care staff as well as support and develop education within our services. You will work closely with our academic team and key managers across the organisation to ensure the training and professional development strategies are delivered through effective education and practical clinical skills training.

Candidates must be occupationally competent, be a Registered Nurse, mentor with a current PIN number and be able to deliver clinical skills and knowledge training.

Key Responsibilities

  • Mentoring Sussex Healthcare student nurses through the Open University programme.
  • Mentoring care staff through the new apprenticeship scheme.
  • Working with trained nurses to increase competence in clinical practice enabling outstanding care.
  • Working with Registered Managers to facilitate CQC compliance in all clinical areas within the care home environment.
  • Liaising with both the Operations Team and Education Department on clinical excellence.
  • Delivering training to nursing and care staff as required to meet our service users needs.
  • Involvement in research to ensure evidence based practice is undertaken in all areas of care.

Registered Manager - Woodhurst Lodge

We are looking for a manager for our specialist care home in Pease Pottage for people with neurological conditions such as multiple sclerosis, motor neurone disease, acquired brain injury and cerebral palsy. Applicants must be an RN, have a diploma in management and leadership or be willing to work towards one. Requirements include a good working knowledge of applicable legislation, supported with evidence of good working practice and leadership skills. The right applicant will be person centred, have understanding of CQC requirements and be committed to supporting the choice and independence of our service users. Experience of working in the independent sector would be an advantage.

Deputy Managers - Forest Lodge, Kingsmead Lodge, Longfield Manor, Orchard Lodge, Rapkyns Care Centre, Rapkyns Care Home,

Suitable applicants must be a Registered Nurse with at least two years experience. Requirements include a good working knowledge of applicable legislation, supported with evidence of good working practice and leadership skills.

Deputy Manager - White Lodge

Suitable applicants must be a senior level carer with at least two years experience and a relevant level 3 NVQ/QCF. Requirements include a good working knowledge of applicable legislation, supported with evidence of good working practice and leadership skills.

Clinical Nurse Lead - Longfield Manor

The holder of this post is responsible for the assessment of care needs and the development of care pathways, action plans and evaluation of all these aspects of care. The post holder needs to supervise a team of trained nurses; under direct supervision ensuring qualified and unqualified staff are competent in all relevant clinical procedures. The post holder also needs good communication skills to liaise with the multidisciplinary team ensuring continuity of excellent care.

Registered Nurses

Registered Nurses would be expected to lead the staff team in providing good person centred care with the service user at the forefront of service provision. Duties to include assessing nursing needs and planning/evaluating care provision. You will be able to maintain accurate clinical observations of the service users' condition and keep all required records of nursing care. You will communicate with service users, their relatives and coworkers; administer drugs and treatments as prescribed with safety/accuracy and be able to assist in appraisal process of junior staff members. Salary approximately £25,000 per annum. Closing date for applications: 30th June 2017

We currently have vacancies at:

Return to Nursing

Due to business growth, we are looking for enthusiastic Nurses to join our wonderfully talented team. We are keen to hear from you if you were a registered nurse but have had a break; we will fully sponsor you to meet the requirements to re-register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).

Care Assistants

We are keen to recruit individuals who want to pursue an identified career path. Sussex Health Care offers the opportunity to work towards the QCF Certificate and Diploma. We reward our staff accordingly for qualifications gained and offer excellent working conditions. Full or part time, day and night shifts available.

We currently have vacancies at:

Senior Care Assistants

Vacancies available in a variety of homes; days nights and weekends.

Key responsibilities will be to act as key worker to individually identified service users, monitor their condition and maintain accurate records; be part of the process of defining and identifying the service user's needs and devising their individual programme plan of care and supervising and supporting at least three NVQ/QCF level 2 care assistants in the team.

Carer/Driver - Beech Lodge, White Lodge (Bank), Wisteria Lodge

This is a full time varied role and duties include: sharing with the other staff in meeting the personal care needs of service users in a way that respects the dignity of the individual and promotes independence, help in the care of the service users physical environment and in the general day to day activities of the home, transport service users to and from the day centre/college Monday to Friday, transport service users of the home on outings and where necessary to medical appointments. Applicant must be 25 years old or over and hold a clean driving licence with a minimum of 2 years experience driving in the UK is essential

Carer/Activity Assistant - Rapkyns Care Centre

This is a full time dual position involving the duties of both a Care Assistant and an Activity Assistant.

Driver/Handyperson - Woodhurst Lodge

We are looking for an enthusiastic and creative person to join the friendly team in our home. Duties will include transporting service users of the home on outings and where necessary to medical appointments and to provide handyperson cover within the home under the direction of the Registered Manager. This is a full time position on a flexible rota according to the needs of the home. A clean D1 driving licence with a minimum of two years experience of driving in the UK is essential.

Weekend Driver - Rapkyns Care Centre

Key tasks include transporting service users on outings, visits home and where necessary to medical appointments, under the direction of the Home Manager. A clean D1 driving licence with a minimum of two years experience of driving in the UK is essential.

Experienced Activities Coordinator - Kingsmead Lodge, Woodhurst Lodge (part time)

This is a flexible position involving the coordination of a full programme of activities which will provide a variety of recreational leisure and educational opportunities for service users in order to enhance their quality of life by meeting their interests and needs. Activities will be organised to promote life skills and social, physical and intellectual well being for service users.

Activities Assistant - Beechcroft Care Centre, Upper Mead

This is a flexible position assisting the activities coordinator in providing a variety of recreational leisure and educational opportunities for service users.

Kitchen Assistant - Beech Lodge, Longfield Manor (weekends)

This is a position working under the direction of the Chef on duty, in order that food and beverages may be prepared, cooked and served in a hygienic and safe environment. Knowledge of working within a health care setting would be an advantage.

Housekeeper - Longfield Manor, Orchard Lodge

We are seeking an enthusiastic full time Housekeeper to join the dedicated team in our home. This position will involve being responsible for overall cleanliness of home, thus ensuring a pleasant and safe homely environment for the benefit of the service users and the good name of the home.

Domestic Assistant - Beech Lodge, Clemsfold House, Orchard Lodge (part time), Rapkyns Care Centre (The Laurels)

This position will involve general household cleaning tasks and other tasks to maintain the high standard of infection control within the home.

Bank Staff

As a member of Sussex Health Care, you will be providing specialist care for people with learning difficulties, physical disabilities and neurological conditions or caring for older people. You will help these people lead a fulfilling life and make a huge difference to their way of living.

Due to business growth, Sussex Health Care require bank staff to work ad hoc shifts as staffing levels demand across our sites in East and West Sussex. We are currently looking for people in the following areas:

  • Care staff
  • Nursing staff
  • Kitchen staff
  • Domestic staff

Please note that all positions are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and that own transport is required for most homes due to their rural location.


To apply, please send your CV and/or covering letter to, stating the role and location you wish to apply for. Alternatively, please phone 01403 219 819 to enquire more about our exciting opportunities.