Sussex Health Care

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

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.

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 March 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.

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.

Activities Assistant - Beechcroft Care Centre, Clemsfold House, Forest Lodge (part time), Kingsmead Lodge (30 hours), Rapkyns 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

This is a full time 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.

Domestic Assistant - Beech Lodge, Clemsfold House, Orchard Lodge, 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.