Senior Support Worker
Ref: CYG11345


  • Location
  • Broughton Lodge, London Road Cheshire SK11 0JG
  • Salary
  • ££10.20 then after probation £10.60
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 31/10/2020
  • **THIS ROLE IS TO COVER MATERNITY AND IS A FIXED TERM CONTRACT**

    Your Day-to-Day…

    You will be working 42 hours per week, 7:45am - 8pm. alternating weeks and working every other weekend

    • To act as buddy to new Support Workers
    • Ensure that the role and responsibilities of the Support Worker is full understood and demonstrated by all support staff.
    • Ensure that Staff read and understand the ward Manual of Care
    • Act as a Role Model with professional behavior, respecting Patients and confidentiality, developing other Staff, sharing knowledge and skills, and being supportive when there are crises or incidents.
    • Act as a trainer/coach to the team, ensuring that training is consistently and accurately applied in the workplace, identifying skills gaps and arranging/delivering coaching to fill gaps.  
    • Act as Associate Carers and to assist Named Nurses.
    • To contribute and be part of a consistent highly professional Team supporting nurses and be recognised for skills in communicating with Patients.  
    • Work with the team and contribute to raising standards, increased focus on Patient needs, promoting the philosophy of the Hospital putting Patients at the heart of everything we do
    • Responsibility for ensuring that new initiatives, changes in policy and procedure are cascaded to support workers, implemented and consistently applied on the ward to agreed standards and timescales.

    We're looking for people who have: 

    • Excellent communication and leadership skills and the ability to be 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…

    • Full training and Induction
    • An opening to undertake further learning with our excellent apprenticeship scheme
    • Regular coaching & appraisal
    • Expert supervision & peer support
    • Employee discount savings & “Cycle to Work” scheme
    • Recruitment referrals
    • Wellbeing centre with exercises, recipes, financial and mental health advice
    • Company paid Life Assurance scheme
    • Smart Health Toolkit- Providing you with Fitness Programmes, Nutrition consultation and Health checks

    For more of our benefits, please visit: https://cygnetjobs.co.uk/benefits/

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

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