Sussex health is a care facility located in Sussex, United Kingdom. Established in the 80s with only a few accommodations the company has grown into twenty homes with more than five hundred beds.
Sussex mission is to provide well rounded care to the patients admitted at the center. It focuses on the health, social and spiritual aspect of the patient. Some of the services offered are; care for older people, disabilities, dementia, Alzheimer’s, and neurological care. It is equipped with qualified nurses who are available 24/7 to monitor the patients. Recently the board members of the organization announced a new addition to the Sussex Health, Amanda Taylor. Amanda takes the role of the Chief Executive Officer of Sussex Health, she brings in experience and knowledge from working in both private and public health care facilities.
Sussex Health’s Human Resource department offers diverse opportunities for individuals who wish to work in a care facility. The jobs available are divided into; health care, accountancy, hospitality, and support. The health care sector offers jobs such as nurse, mental health nurse, care assistant, and home manager. In the accountancy field it’s mainly either as an accountant or an administrator. If you have trained in hospitality you can find jobs such as housekeeper, domestic manager, kitchen assistant and domestic assistant. The support are the drivers and the cleaners. Other roles like executive and managerial positions are advertised on the website when positions fall vacant. Working at Sussex can be on a full time, part time, and weekend basis. Some positions also require that you work in shifts.
As stated above Sussex health care has twenty homes so these positions are based on different homes. You can work in east Grinstead, Horsham, Nutley, Uckfield, or Purley. Ensure that you check the location that you wish to work in before applying. Sussex health provides employees with subsidized meals and accommodation, free staff bus, uniform and a pension scheme. They also offer competitive pay matching industry standards. For someone who is new in the care in the industry, they have access to mentorship and even academic courses which are offered at the head office.
The latest addition for effective and improved care is the state of the art gym for physiotherapy and hydrotherapy. The team at the gym are young and energetic men and women who have been trained to handle neurology, musculoskeletal, multiple sclerosis, and respiratory disorders. The patients are assessed by the team to come with an effective treatment plan that suits the patients’ needs. Some of the exercises available are endurance, balance, and posture, gait re-education, stretching, and standing practice.