Working for Abbeyfield

From time to time the Society may have vacancies in the following categories:

  • House Manager
  • Relief House Manager
  • Care Assistant
  • Senior Care Assistant
  • Domestic Assistant
  • Property / Maintenance
  • Administration

In the spirit of fair and open competition all our vacancies are advertised in the local Job Centre and the local press.

The Society offers excellent terms and conditions of employment  and in return expects a high level of commitment and professionalism from its workforce. All offers of employment with the Society are subject to mandatory Criminal Records, Identity and reference checks.

To enquire about any current vacancies we may have, you can call us on 01702 213350 or complete the enquiries form on our Contacts page. You can also write to us, enclosing your  C.V. and we will keep your details on file until the next time we advertise for staff.




Required for a 25-bed Registered Care Home in Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex

Hours :- 28 per week over 4/5 in 7 days

Salary :  Negotiable according to experience

Pension : People’s Pension

Position : Permanent

  • You will be part of the Society’s senior Management Team with responsibility for assisting the Registered Manager in the day to day management and operation of the home in order to provide first class care services to elderly Residents.
  • You will be qualified to RMA/NVQ4/QCF in Leadership & Management for Care Services, OR NVQ3/QCF3 in Care Services and be willing to work towards Level 4
  • You will have at least 2 years’ experience of working in a Registered Care Setting either as a Manager or Deputy and your experience will include a full working knowledge of CQC standards and expectations. In addition, you will be committed to the principles of holistic and person-centred care.
  • You will have proven knowledge of all aspects of staff management and have the ability to lead by example and monitor, guide, promote and develop a dedicated and cohesive staff team
  • You will be self-motivated and have the confidence and ability to assume full responsibility for  the Home in the absence of the Registered Manager

This is a new post which is being created to underpin the current success of the Home, which has a local reputation for providing high quality, holistic care to all its Residents. (Current CQC rating is “Good”)

Contact us for more details and an application pack on 01702 213350, or e-mail:

Closing date for receipt of applications is
9th December 2016

Registered Charity No 260015




Care Assistants (Bank)

For 25-bed Registered Care Home in Westcliff-on-Sea

Variable shifts – NVQ2 or Care Certificate required

£8.15 / hour


Relief House Manager (Bank)

required for scheme of 4 Sheltered Houses for the elderly in Southend.

Day shifts are 8 hrs and some weekend and Bank Holiday working will be required.

(Ability to cook for up to 12 people is essential).



 (All posts require enhanced DBS clearance)

For full details & application pack telephone 01702 213350 or



Abbeyfield Southend is an Equal Opportunities and Living Wage Employer

Registered Charity No 260015