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It is thanks to the skills, experience and commitment of our staff that we are able to provide such high quality care to our residents. We reward and train our staff well and invest in their personal development to help them become the very best that they can be.

We are always on the look-out for talented and energetic people to join our team. So, whether you’re a nurse or carer, chef or kitchen assistant, activities coordinator, manager or administrator, housekeeper or maintenance professional, you’ll have a crucial part to play in the delivery of great care. You’ll find a career with Balcombe Care Homes will be stimulating, inspiring and challenging. Our team of highly skilled professionals all share our passion and vision for delivering the very best care and services to our residents.

We are committed to developing and enhancing the careers of our employees, supporting each other and growing together. So, we offer a great range of perks and incentives to our staff which include:

  • Signing on Bonuses for new staff - £500 cash for nurses; £250 cash for carers and catering staff*
  • Free DBS check
  • Free uniforms – stylish, comfortable and practical
  • Training and study support
  • Refer a Friend scheme – with cash bonuses up to £500
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Generous holiday entitlements
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    *Subject to T&Cs

    Please select the home(s) you’re interested in and take a look at our current vacancies – you can apply easily online or get in touch with any queries.

    Thank you for your interest in Balcombe Care Homes.

    • Wellcross Grange
    • Kingswood Court
    • Aldersmead

    Chef/Cook – four days a week

    Location: Kingswood Court
    Salary: £25,000 pa
    Position Type: Full-time
    Working Hours: Four 10 hour days a week: Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday

    Would you like to combine your experience and passion for food to improve and enrich the lives of our residents? Looking for a chef role but tired of unsociable hours? Do you want an employer that rewards you for your efforts and provides generous benefits?

    Role outline:

  • Providing good meals is a vital part of our care and service delivery
  • Preparing and serving lunches, supper and afternoon teas
  • Creating nutritious tasty meals, ensuring high standards at all times
  • Working with the Head Chef one day a week (as a hand over) then managing the kitchen in the Chef’s absence
  • Ordering stock and organising the catering team when the Head Chef is off
  • Working closely with the care team to ensure mealtimes are the highlight of the day for residents
  • Involving the catering function within activities in the home
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    Your skills and attributes:

  • Experience of food preparation and cooking in the catering industry, ideally within the care home sector
  • Hold a City & Guilds or NVQ qualification and Food Hygiene Certificate level 2
  • A self-starter with knowledge of the dietary requirements for older people
  • Enthusiastic, motivated, good communication skills and an affinity towards older people
  • Team player with a caring disposition and a commitment to excellence
  • Flexibility, well organised and proactive
  • Keen to learn new skills and develop in your role
  •  
    Our benefits package, perks and incentives:

  • £250 cash signing on bonus for new catering staff*
  • Generous pay rates depending on experience
  • Generous holiday entitlements: 28 days holiday (pro rata)
  • Excellent training and development opportunities, and study support
  • Free DBS check
  • Free uniforms – stylish, comfortable and practical
  • Refer a Friend scheme – with cash bonuses up to £500
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  •  
    Why choose us?

    At Balcombe Care Homes we know what good care looks and feels like. We understand what’s needed in order to provide our residents with the very best quality of life, and ensure our staff feel valued, supported and rewarded. If you feel you’d like to join our friendly, professional, caring team, then please get in touch.

    Please send your CV and covering letter to Dean Austin at dean.austin@bchcare.co.uk or for an informal chat, please telephone Dean on 07711 350332.

    Apply

    Food & Beverage Assistant (weekend)

    Location: Wellcross Grange
    Salary: £8.00 per hour
    Position Type: Permanet
    Working Hours: Saturday and Sunday, 8am - 8pm

    Would you like to combine your communication skills with your interest in food to improve and enrich the lives of our residents? Do you want an employer that rewards you for your efforts and provides generous benefits?

    Role outline:

    • Taking menu choices from residents for the chefs
    • Serving meals and beverages to residents’ rooms and public areas in a pleasant manner
    • Delivering and collecting meals and setting up of the dining room
    • Taking part in activities in the home
    • Advising care staff concerning any changes in residents’ dietary habits.

    Your skills and attributes:

    • Enthusiastic, motivated, good communication and customer care skills
    • An affinity towards older people
    • Team player with a cheerful, caring disposition and a commitment to excellence
    • Flexibility, well organised and proactive
    • Keen to learn new skills and develop in your role
    • Ideally you will have some experience in the hospitality sector although full training will be given

    Our benefits package, perks and incentives:

    • £250 cash signing on bonus for new catering staff*
    • Generous pay rates depending on experience
    • Generous holiday entitlements: 28 days holiday (pro rata)
    • Excellent training and development opportunities, and study support
    • Free DBS check
    • Free uniforms – stylish, comfortable and practical
    • Refer a Friend scheme – with cash bonuses up to £500
    • Competitive pension scheme
    • Cycle to Work scheme

    Why choose us?

    At Balcombe Care Homes we know what good care looks and feels like. We understand what’s needed in order to provide our residents with the very best quality of life, and ensure our staff feel valued, supported and rewarded. If you feel you’d like to join our friendly, professional, caring team, then please get in touch.

    For further information please contact Sandie Tebbutt on 01403 790388.

    Apply

    Food & Beverage Assistant – weekdays

    Location: Wellcross Grange
    Salary: £8.00 per hour
    Position Type: Permanent
    Working Hours: Monday to Friday 2pm - 8pm

    Would you like to combine your communication skills with your interest in food to improve and enrich the lives of our residents? Do you want an employer that rewards you for your efforts and provides generous benefits?

    Role outline:

  • Taking menu choices from residents for the chefs
  • Serving meals and beverages to residents’ rooms and public areas in a pleasant manner
  • Delivering and collecting meals and setting up of the dining room
  • Taking part in activities in the home
  • Advising care staff concerning any changes in residents’ dietary habits.
  •  
    Your skills and attributes:

  • Enthusiastic, motivated, good communication and customer care skills
  • An affinity towards older people
  • Team player with a cheerful, caring disposition and a commitment to excellence
  • Flexibility, well organised and proactive
  • Keen to learn new skills and develop in your role
  • Ideally you will have some experience in the hospitality sector although full training will be given
  •  
    Our benefits package, perks and incentives:

  • £250 cash signing on bonus for new catering staff*
  • Generous pay rates depending on experience
  • Generous holiday entitlements: 28 days holiday (pro rata)
  • Excellent training and development opportunities, and study support
  • Free DBS check
  • Free uniforms – stylish, comfortable and practical
  • Refer a Friend scheme – with cash bonuses up to £500
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  •  
    Why choose us?

    At Balcombe Care Homes we know what good care looks and feels like. We understand what’s needed in order to provide our residents with the very best quality of life, and ensure our staff feel valued, supported and rewarded. If you feel you’d like to join our friendly, professional, caring team, then please get in touch.

    For further information please contact Sandie Tebbutt on 01403 790388.

    Apply

    Carers – days

    Location: Aldersmead
    Salary: £7.50 per hour (£7.80 per hour Sundays)
    Position Type: Permanent
    Working Hours: Full and part-time hours available, day duty

    Would you like to use your caring skills to improve and enrich the lives of our residents? Do you want an employer that rewards you for your efforts and provides generous benefits?

    Role outline:

  • Providing high quality, person-centred care and support to residents
  • Working closely within the team to provide choice, dignity and wellbeing and encourage independence
  • Taking part in activities in the home
  • Working hours are flexible, with full and part-time shifts available.
  •  
    Your skills and attributes:

  • Enthusiastic, motivated, good communication skills and an affinity towards older people
  • Team player with a caring disposition and a commitment to excellence
  • Flexibility, well organised and proactive
  • Keen to learn new skills and develop in your role
  • NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care  is desirable, but full training can be given
  •  
    Our benefits package, perks and incentives:

  • £250 cash signing on bonus for new care staff*
  • Generous pay rates depending on experience
  • Generous holiday entitlements: 28 days holiday (pro rata)
  • Excellent training and development opportunities, and study support
  • Free DBS check
  • Free uniforms – stylish, comfortable and practical
  • Refer a Friend scheme – with cash bonuses up to £500
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  •  
    Why choose us?

    At Balcombe Care Homes we know what good care looks and feels like. We understand what’s needed in order to provide our residents with the very best quality of life, and ensure our staff feel valued, supported and rewarded. If you feel you’d like to join our friendly, professional, caring team, then please get in touch.

    For more information, please contact Tessa Rahi at Aldersmead on 01243 827619.

    Apply

    Laundry Person (full-time) – possible job share

    Location: Wellcross Grange
    Salary: £7.50 ph weekdays, £7.60 ph weekends
    Position Type: Full-time
    Working Hours: 8.00am to 16.30pm, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

    Would you like to combine your interest in laundry and pride in your work with helping to ensure our residents’ clothes are clean and presentable, and our linens, bedding and soft furnishings are fresh and inviting? Do you want an employer that rewards you for your efforts and provides generous benefits?

    Role outline:

    • Laundering residents’ clothing and linens around the home
    • Maintaining a high standard of hygiene and cleanliness at all times
    • Role hours are 8.00am to 16.30pm, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday – job share could be considered

     
    Your skills and attributes:

    • Pride in your work, a commitment to high standards and a pleasant, caring nature
    • Relevant experience within a residential care setting would be useful but is not essential as full training will be given
    • Enthusiastic, motivated, good communication skills
    • An affinity towards older people
    • Team player with a cheerful disposition
    • Flexibility, well organised and proactive
    • Keen to learn new skills and develop in your role

     
    Our benefits package, perks and incentives:

    • Generous pay rates depending on experience
    • Generous holiday entitlements: 28 days holiday (pro rata)
    • Excellent training and development opportunities, and study support
    • Free DBS check
    • Free uniforms – stylish, comfortable and practical
    • Refer a Friend scheme – with cash bonuses up to £500
    • Competitive pension scheme
    • Cycle to Work scheme

     
    Why choose us?

    At Balcombe Care Homes we know what good care looks and feels like. We understand what’s needed in order to provide our residents with the very best quality of life, and ensure our staff feel valued, supported and rewarded. If you feel you’d like to join our friendly, professional, caring team, then please get in touch.

    For more information, please contact Sandie Tebbutt on 01403 790388.

    Apply

    Food and Beverage Assistant (f/t)

    Location: Kingswood Court
    Salary: £8.00 per hour
    Position Type: Full-time
    Working Hours: 40 hours per week

    Would you like to combine your communication skills with your interest in food to improve and enrich the lives of our residents? Do you want an employer that rewards you for your efforts and provides generous benefits?

    Role outline:

  • Taking menu choices from residents for the chefs
  • Serving meals and beverages to residents’ rooms and public areas in a pleasant manner
  • Delivering and collecting meals and setting up of the dining room
  • Taking part in activities in the home
  • Advising care staff concerning any changes in residents’ dietary habits.
  •  
    Your skills and attributes:

  • Enthusiastic, motivated, good communication and customer care skills
  • An affinity towards older people
  • Team player with a cheerful, caring disposition and a commitment to excellence
  • Flexibility, well organised and proactive
  • Keen to learn new skills and develop in your role
  • Ideally you will have some experience in the hospitality sector although full training will be given
  •  
    Our benefits package, perks and incentives:

  • £250 cash signing on bonus for new catering staff*
  • Generous pay rates depending on experience
  • Generous holiday entitlements: 28 days holiday (pro rata)
  • Excellent training and development opportunities, and study support
  • Free DBS check
  • Free uniforms – stylish, comfortable and practical
  • Refer a Friend scheme – with cash bonuses up to £500
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  •  
    Why choose us?

    At Balcombe Care Homes we know what good care looks and feels like. We understand what’s needed in order to provide our residents with the very best quality of life, and ensure our staff feel valued, supported and rewarded. If you feel you’d like to join our friendly, professional, caring team, then please get in touch.

    For further information please contact Rita Beech on 01737 830480.

    Apply

    Registered Staff Nurse (nights)

    Location: Aldersmead
    Salary: £15.00 per hour
    Position Type: Full-time
    Working Hours: Monday, Thursday and alternate Sunday nights

    Are you a RN committed to providing the highest care standards to residents? Are you passionate about enriching the lives of older people? Do you want an employer that rewards you for your efforts and provides generous benefits?

    Role outline:

  • Providing high quality, person-centred nursing care to residents
  • Acting as a positive role model for nursing and care staff, providing leadership and guidance
  • Working closely with team members in the home to provide choice, dignity and wellbeing and encourage independence
  •  
    Your skills and attributes:

  • An experienced RN with at least two years’ experience in the field of elderly care
  • You must demonstrate your person-centred approach to care, and desire to make a positive difference to the lives of residents
  • IT skills will be most helpful
  • Must hold an up-to-date NMC PIN
  • Enthusiastic, motivated, good communication skills and an affinity towards older people
  • Team player with a caring disposition and a commitment to excellence
  • Flexibility, well organised and proactive
  • Keen to learn new skills and continually develop in your role
  •  
    Our benefits package, perks and incentives:

  • £500 cash signing on bonus for new nursing staff*
  • Generous pay rates depending on experience
  • Generous holiday entitlements: 28 days holiday (pro rata)
  • Excellent training and development opportunities, and study support
  • Free DBS check
  • Free uniforms – stylish, comfortable and practical
  • Refer a Friend scheme – with cash bonuses up to £500
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  •  
    Why choose us?

    At Balcombe Care Homes we know what good care looks and feels like. We understand what’s needed in order to provide our residents with the very best quality of life, and ensure our staff feel valued, supported and rewarded. If you feel you’d like to join our friendly, professional, caring team, then please get in touch.

    For further information please contact Tessa Rahi at Aldersmead on 01243 827619.

    Apply

    Carer (Nights) (36 hours per week)

    Location: Wellcross Grange
    Salary: £8.00 - £8.40 per hour (£8.20 for NVQ2 holders and £8.40 for NVQ3 holders)
    Position Type: Permanent
    Working Hours: 8.00pm to 8.00am

    Would you like to use your caring skills to improve and enrich the lives of our residents? Do you want an employer that rewards you for your efforts and provides generous benefits?

    Role outline:

    • Providing high quality, person-centred care and support to residents
    • Working closely within the team to provide choice, dignity and wellbeing and encourage independence
    • Taking part in activities in the home
    • This role is for three nights, 8.00pm to 8.00am

     
    Your skills and attributes:

    • Enthusiastic, motivated, good communication skills and an affinity towards older people
    • Team player with a caring disposition and a commitment to excellence
    • Flexibility, well organised and proactive
    • Keen to learn new skills and develop in your role
    • NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care is desirable, but full training can be given

     
    Our benefits package, perks and incentives:

    • £250 cash signing on bonus for new care staff*
    • Generous pay rates depending on experience
    • Generous holiday entitlements: 28 days holiday (pro rata)
    • Excellent training and development opportunities, and study support
    • Free DBS check
    • Free uniforms – stylish, comfortable and practical
    • Refer a Friend scheme – with cash bonuses up to £500
    • Competitive pension scheme
    • Cycle to Work scheme

     
    Why choose us?

    At Balcombe Care Homes we know what good care looks and feels like. We understand what’s needed in order to provide our residents with the very best quality of life, and ensure our staff feel valued, supported and rewarded. If you feel you’d like to join our friendly, professional, caring team, then please get in touch.

    For further information please contact Sandie Tebbutt at Wellcross Grange on 01403 790388.

    Apply

    Domestic Assistant/Cleaner – weekends, part-time

    Location: Wellcross Grange
    Salary: £7.50 per hour
    Position Type: Part-time, permanent
    Working Hours: Saturday and Sunday, 8.00am - 16.30pm

    Would you like to combine your interest in cleaning and pride in your work with helping to maintain a clean safe environment for our residents? Do you want an employer that rewards you for your efforts and provides generous benefits?

    Role outline:

  • Cleaning residents’ rooms and communal areas around the home
  • Maintaining a high standard of hygiene and cleanliness at all times
  • Following the department’s cleaning rota
  • Saturday and Sunday, 8.00am – 16.30pm
  •  
    Your skills and attributes:

  • Pride in your work, a commitment to high standards and a pleasant, caring nature
  • Relevant experience within a residential care setting would be useful but is not essential as full training will be given
  • Enthusiastic, motivated, good communication skills
  • An affinity towards older people
  • Team player with a cheerful disposition
  • Flexibility, well organised and proactive
  • Keen to learn new skills and develop in your role
  •  
    Our benefits package, perks and incentives:

  • Generous pay rates (from £7.50 ph) depending on experience
  • Generous holiday entitlements: 28 days holiday (pro rata)
  • Excellent training and development opportunities, and study support
  • Free DBS check
  • Free uniforms – stylish, comfortable and practical
  • Refer a Friend scheme – with cash bonuses up to £500
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  •  
    Why choose us?

    At Balcombe Care Homes we know what good care looks and feels like. We understand what’s needed in order to provide our residents with the very best quality of life, and ensure our staff feel valued, supported and rewarded. If you feel you’d like to join our friendly, professional, caring team, then please get in touch.

    For more information, please contact Sandie Tebbutt on 01403 790388.

    Apply

    Administrator – part-time, short term contract

    Location: Aldersmead
    Salary: £8.30 - £9.20 dependent on experience
    Position Type: Short term contract
    Working Hours: Monday to Friday, from 1.30 pm to 5.00 pm

    Would you like to use your administrative and ‘people’ skills to help support the running of a care home for older people? Do you want an employer that rewards you for your efforts and provides generous benefits?

    Role outline:

  • Providing clerical support, reception duties and assisting with sales
  • Working five days a week for a period of three months from 1.30pm to 5.00pm
  •  
    Your skills and attributes:

  • Good communication and IT skills
  • Previous experience of working with members of the public
  • Pride in your work, a commitment to high standards and a pleasant, caring nature
  • Team player with a cheerful disposition
  • Flexibility, well organised and proactive
  •  
    Our benefits package, perks and incentives:

  • Generous pay rates depending on experience
  • Generous holiday entitlements: 28 days holiday (pro rata)
  • Excellent training and development opportunities, and study support
  • Free DBS check
  • Free uniforms – stylish, comfortable and practical
  • Refer a Friend scheme – with cash bonuses up to £500
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  •  
    Why choose us?

    At Balcombe Care Homes we know what good care looks and feels like. We understand what’s needed in order to provide our residents with the very best quality of life, and ensure our staff feel valued, supported and rewarded. If you feel you’d like to join our friendly, professional, caring team, then please get in touch.

    Please send your CV to Tessa Rahi at aldersmead@bchcare.co.uk or, for more information or an informal chat, phone Tessa on 01243 827619.

    Apply

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