Support Worker
Ref: CYG11483


  • Location
  • Cygnet St Williams, Cornwall Avenue, Darlington, County Durham, DL1 2LJ
  • Salary
  • £8.75 - £8.90
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 31/10/2020
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    Care and Support Worker

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

    You’ll be working 36 hours a week (12 hour shifts), making a positive difference to the lives of the people in our care at St Williams.

    Cygnet St William’s is a 12 bed Neuropsychiatric service offering care and treatment to those affected by acquired brain injuries. It is a safe and secure place to aid recovery as well as offering those diagnosed with a progressive neurological disease, like Huntington’s Disease, a caring and long term placement to support and help manage the progression of their symptoms.

    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
    • 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…

    • 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

     

    You are…

    • Genuinely driven with a desire to make a real difference in people’s lives
    • 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.
    Click the link to apply.

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