Support Worker
Ref: CYG10138


  • Location
  • Thors Park, Thors Farm Road, (off Brightlingsea Road), Thorrington, Essex, CO7 8JJ
  • Salary
  • £9.00 p/h
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 31/07/2020
  • A rewarding role with excellent career prospects, your focus on quality of care will help us achieve our goals.

    Support workers with interests in care, responsibility & new challenges are encouraged to apply.

     

    Your Day-to-Day…

    You’ll be working 40 hours per week in a 14 bed specialist high dependency complex care service providing care and treatment for men with learning disabilities and complex needs. The team can also support people who have additional mental and physical health needs, and those who have been detained under the Mental Health Act.

    • 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 employee discount
    • Company paid Life Assurance scheme
    • Smart Health Toolkit- Providing you with Fitness Programmes, Nutrition consultation and Health checks

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

  • Location Information
  • Based in Thorrington, North East Essex, Cygnet Thors Park is a specialist hospital providing support and treatment for up to 14 men with learning disabilities and complex needs. Cygnet Thors Park is set in extensive grounds accessed via a private lane in the heart of the Essex countryside. The service has its own care pathway on-site from more support, through to more independent living.

    When people come to Cygnet Thors Park we ask them how they would like to personalise their bedroom and we support them to express their individuality. There are a number of rooms at Cygnet Thors Park which are dedicated to activities and supporting life skills in readiness for people moving on. There is a life skills kitchen for people wanting to prepare or cook food for themselves or their visitors. There is a large art room where people can enjoy a range of creative table top crafts, in addition to a games room and an IT room. The grounds are extensive and there are plenty of outdoor activities available for people to enjoy. Patio and seating areas for service users and their visitors to enjoy are a popular choice.

    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.

     

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