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Discover a new career at Abbeyfield Ferring.

We currently require a Care Team Leader in the community, a cook and care assistants at Cornwell House. Day and night shifts. Please read the details below and click through to the full job descriptions to see if your skills match our requirements. We are a friendly and supportive charity to work for and have a great team of care workers.

Care Team Leader

for our Support at Home team – 35 hours per week to work flexibly over 7 days.

Care Team Leader rate is £11.50 per hour.  Mileage paid. Driving licence is essential and access to use your own car with business insurance.

Previous experience relevant to the role and leading a team is essential. The successful applicant will work under the direction of the Registered Manager and the Rota and Care Lead to support a team of community support workers in accordance with the needs of our clients and ensuring a good quality person-centred service is delivered to our high standards.

Please download the job description for more full details.

Care Team Leader

Cook for the Old School House/Cornwell House

26 hours per week. Starting pay £10.00 p.h.

We are looking for a cook who can produce a range of home cooked, fresh and appetising meals to residents living at the Old School House, and at Cornwell House, in Ferring. The Old School House is a small extra care living unit for 11 older people and Cornwell House is a small residential care home in the village.

Please download the job description for more full details.


Care Assistants

Permanent and bank hours, various shifts day/night at Cornwell House – £9.00 p.h. (day) £10 ph (nights)

Our small residential home in Ferring currently has vacancies for Care Assistants. The role of Care Assistant is to meet the needs of our residents and you will work under the direction of the Senior Care Assistant to provide care with compassion and dignity at all times.

Please download the job description for more full details.

Care Assistants Day
Care Assistants Nights

Community Carer

We have a vacancy for a Community Carer to join our Home Care team. The hours worked are flexible across the week, and will include morning, evening and weekend hours.

Rate of pay is between £10 per hour and £12 per hour. Mileage paid. Driving licence is essential and access to use your own car with business insurance.

Successful applicants should be friendly, honest and approachable with empathy and understanding of the needs of older people. They will need to be able to communicate clearly in English, follow care plans and make additional comments as required. A satisfactory DBS check is essential.

Please download the job description for more full details.

Community Carers


We are seeking new members for our Executive Committee who are Trustees for Abbeyfield Ferring.

The Trustees are responsible for making the over-arching decisions of Abbeyfield Ferring which include the running of Cornwell House, our residential care home; the Old School House, extra care living; home care and community services.

The post of Trustee is a voluntary one and would involve one board meeting a month, with a minimum expectation to attend 8 per year and some compliance meetings. There is no fundraising involved.

We are looking for trustees with previous experience in either social care, business, clinical, legal skills, HR, finance and ability to offer life skills with a balanced approach.

Our Trustees make decisions and choices based on common sense and best interests built on respect and the insight into the needs of our residents and customers.

If you would like further information or an informal chat, please contact Jacqui Swindells, Chief Operating Officer on 01903 240313 or 07483 104803.

Trustee Role Description

We are looking for special people who have the ability to make a difference in our clients’ lives.

Our care roles workers are responsible for providing a high standard of personal care and will need to be able to empathise, listen and laugh with clients.
There will be plenty of time allocated to the clients.

You will be supported by a strong management team who care about you too!
We can offer you flexible working hours to suit your personal needs together with a competitive wage, weekend rates and holiday pay (after a qualifying period). Full training will be given.

Send us your CV or write a little about yourself in an email to explain why you think you are suitable. Alternatively please contact us, or ring us on 01903 240313 to find out more.

  • Abbeyfield Ferring
  • 50 Ferring Street
  • Ferring
  • Worthing BN12 5JP

  • 01903 240 313

The Abbeyfield Ferring Society Limited is a member of the National Abbeyfield Society under the Royal Patronage of HRH The Prince of Wales KG. KT. GCB.
The Society is registered with the Housing (No. H3162) and is an exempt charity.
Cornwell House and the Domiciliary Service are Registered with the Commission for Social Care Inspection under the Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Act 2003.

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