Senior Support Worker
Ref: CYG10774


  • Location
  • Wallace Hospital 119 Americanmuir Road, Dundee, DD3 9AG
  • Salary
  • £9.95
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 30/09/2020
  • Senior Support Worker

    We are looking for a confident Senior Support Worker with a passion for delivering outstanding care.

    Situated in a residential area of Dundee, Cygnet Wallace Hospital is a 10 bed specialist high dependency complex care service providing assessment and treatment for individuals with learning disabilities, with or without autistic spectrum disorder, as well as complex needs and behaviours. The team can also support those who have additional mental or physical health needs, as well as those who have been detained under the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act. We accept emergency referrals and the team are experienced in managing them quickly and efficiently to ensure transition for service users is as smooth as possible.

    At Cygnet, we support our people to grow their careers, gain new skills and keep stepping up.

    Apply now to enjoy excellent career prospects while reaping the rewards of making a difference to others – every day.

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    Your day-to-day…

    • Offer enhanced care with a flexible learning approach for all the people in our care
    • Provide guidance & encouragement through physical & emotional support
    • Support both management and team members in the day-to-day running of the service
    • Ensure duties are allocated effectively and safely 
    • Learn about individuals’ specific needs & provide help in the most appropriate way
    • Assist with medical & welfare needs
    • Report on medical & welfare needs as required
    • Safeguard
    • Maintain a safe, clean environment for all

     

    Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

    • Opportunities for further learning with our excellent apprenticeship scheme
    • Flexible working with the opportunity for overtime
    • Regular coaching & appraisal
    • Expert supervision & peer support
    • Employee discount savings & “Cycle to Work” scheme
    • Recruitment referrals
    • Pension scheme
    • NHS staff discounts
    • Enhanced maternity & Free health cash plan
    • Car lease discounts
    • Many more listed here : https://cygnetjobs.co.uk/benefits/
       

    You are…

    • Genuinely driven with a desire to make a real difference in people’s lives
    • Experienced in the Mental Health Sector
    • An excellent communicator & a good team player
    • Sensitive & intuitive with the energy required to provide a trusting, stimulating & varied environment
    • Passionate about empowering & supporting service user independence

    Successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

    What next?
    If you care about making a difference – we want to talk to you.

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