Support Worker
Ref: CYG10137


  • Location
  • Yew Trees, 12 The Street, Kirby Le Soken, Essex, CO13 0EE
  • Salary
  • £8.80 p/h, £9.00 p/h post probation
  • Hours
  • Full Time / Part Time /Bank
  • Closing date
  • 31/07/2020
  • Your Day-to-Day…

    You’ll be working  as a staff member in a 10 bed specialist high dependency complex care service providing assessment and treatment for women with learning disabilities and complex needs. This is a full time role, working an average of 40 hours per week. You will be required to work days, nights and weekends. 

    • Offer enhanced care with a flexible learning approach for all our service users, patients & residents
    • Provide guidance and encouragement through physical & emotional support
    • Learn about individuals’ specific needs & provide help in the most appropriate way
    • Assist with medical & welfare needs and report as required
    • Safeguard
    • Maintain a safe and clean environment for all

     

    You are…

    • Genuinely driven with a desire to make a real difference in people’s lives
    • An excellent communicator and a good team player
    • Sensitive and intuitive with the energy required to provide a trusting, stimulating & varied environment
    • Helping to empower & support service user independence.

     

    Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

    • An opening to undertake further learning with our excellent apprenticeship scheme
    • Flexible working with opportunity for overtime
    • Regular coaching & appraisal
    • Expert supervision & peer support
    • NHS discount
    • Company paid Life Assurance scheme
    • Smart Health Toolkit- Providing you with Fitness Programmes, Nutrition consultation and Health checks

    Ready to make a positive change?

    To apply please send your CV to southeastrecruitment@cygnethealth.co.uk

  • Location Information
  • Based in the village of Kirby-le-Soken, Essex, Cygnet Yew Trees is a specialist hospital providing assessment and intervention for up to ten women with learning disabilities and complex needs.

    Cygnet Yew Trees is a large period art deco property set in its own grounds within a quiet village location, offering spacious accommodation. Cygnet Yew Trees consists of two elements; a nine bed provision supporting women with learning disabilities and complex needs; and a self-contained bespoke apartment offering 24 hour care and support for one lady who requires more intensive support.

    There is a choice of lounges and communal areas for people to use, as well as a private and spacious garden to the back of the house, which the ladies can use to relax or for activities. There is also an activity room where people can enjoy a range of indoor activities including music, arts and crafts, and relaxation sessions.

    Awards for Cygnet Yew Trees

    • National Learning Disability and Autism Awards 2018 – The Senior Manager Award – Service Manager Nicola Darby (Finalist)

    This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

    To apply please send your CV to southeastrecruitment@cygnethealth.co.uk

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