Care & Support Worker
Ref: CYG10486


  • Location
  • Cygnet Fountains, Pleasington Close, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 1TU
  • Salary
  • £8.75 - £8.90 after probation
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 31/08/2020
  • Choose a career that inspires people. 

    At Cygnet Health Care you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on residents and their families. You’ll be exposed to all kinds of new challenges and responsibilities, to ensure you continue learning and developing as you go.

    As part of an organisation with an outstanding reputation for innovation in the sector, you’ll benefit from a vibrant culture tailored to help you thrive, whatever your level or career goals.
    Make a bigger difference to your career and to residents’ care with us.

    Cygnet Fountains is a 32 bed high dependency inpatient rehabilitation service for men who have severe and enduring mental illness and who may have been detained under the Mental Health Act. The people we support come to us following multiple placement breakdowns, failed treatment programmes or stepping down from secure settings.

    In this role you’ll:

    • Offer enhanced care with a flexible learning approach for all our patients
    • Work in the hospital area, providing guidance and encouragement to patients through physical and emotional support
    • Maintain a safe, clean and enjoyable environment to live and work in
    • Assist patients with their medical and welfare needs and report as required
    • Safeguard patients
    • Learn about individuals’ specific needs and provide help in the most appropriate way.

     

    We're looking for people who have:

     

    • Excellent communication skills and the ability to be a good team player
    • The sensitivity and energy required to provide a trusting, stimulating and varied lifestyle for the residents
    • A genuine desire to make a real difference in people’s lives
    • Resilience is essential.

     

    Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

    • An opening to undertake further learning with our excellent apprenticeship scheme
    • Expert supervision & support
    • Employee referral scheme
    • Enhanced maternity
    • Free Health Cash plan
    • 24 hours free GP support line
    • Free life assurance cover
    • Free eye tests
    • Car lease discounts
    • Discounted gym membership
    • Free mortgage broker and Insurance cover
    • Pension scheme
    • Employee NHS - discount savings & “Cycle to Work” scheme
    • Smart Health Toolkit- Providing you with Fitness Programmes, Nutrition consultation and Health checks

    If you are interested in this position, please get a CV sent to northrecruitment@cygnethealth.co.uk


    Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.


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