Night Senior Support Worker
Ref: CYG10660

  • Location
  • The Fields, Spa Lane, Woodhouse, Sheffield, Yorkshire, S13 7PG
  • Salary
  • £9.95
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 30/09/2020
  • Cygnet Health Care have been providing a national network of high quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years.

    The Fields is a residential service for adults with learning disabilities, associated complex needs and who may have behaviours that challenge.

    We are looking for a professional, ambitious and confident Night Senior Support Worker who is able to lead on shifts and assist the Unit Manager in the day to day management of the service, including management of staff and rotas, administration tasks and providing support to people who live at the service.

    If you’re passionate about what you do, we would love to hear from you.


    Your Day-to-Day…

    You’ll be working on average 42 hours a week on a rota basis in a residential setting with adults with learning disabilities and challenging behaviour.

    • Offer enhanced care with a flexible learning approach for all our service users, patients & residents
    • Take the lead on shifts and support unit manager run shifts
    •  Undertake formal supervision of support workers and support induction for new workers
    •  Provide guidance and encouragement through physical & emotional support
    • Learn about individuals’ specific needs & provide help in the most appropriate way
    • Assist residents with medical, hygiene and welfare needs and complete relevant administration and reports as required regarding medication or safeguarding
    • Safeguard residents
    • Maintain a safe and clean environment for all


    We're looking for people who have: 

    • Excellent communication and leadership skills and the ability to be a good team player
    • 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.
    • Flexible to work 12 hour shift patterns on a rota basis including nights and weekends
    • NVQ level 2 or equivalent in a relevant care setting is preferable but not essential


    Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

    • Group Pension
    • NHS Staff Discounts
    • Enhanced Maternity
    • Free Health Cash Plan
    • Employee Referral Scheme
    • 24 Hours Free GP Helpline
    • Discounted Gym Membership
    • Cycle To Work Scheme
    • On-site Benefits
    • Free Mortgage Broker & Insurance Cover
    • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP
    • Free Eye Tests
    • Car Lease Discounts
    • Paid Life Assurance Company scheme
    • Smart Health Toolkit- Providing you with Fitness Programmes, Nutrition consultation and Health checks


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

  • Job Description
  • Job_description_Senior_Support_Worker.pdf

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