Bank Support Worker
Ref: CYG11503

  • Location
  • Hansa Lodge, 58 Farm Road, Rainham, Essex, RM13 9LG
  • Salary
  • £8.80 + 12.1% Annual Leave Allowance
  • Hours
  • Bank
  • Closing date
  • 31/10/2020
  • Cygnet Health Care have been providing a national network of high quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years.

    Hansa Lodge is a 5 bed residential service providing outcome focused care for women with learning disabilities, who may have behaviours that challenge and associated complex needs.

    We are currently recruiting for casual/bank support workers who are looking for flexibility and can offer 12 hour day or nights shifts to cover for annual leave, sickness, training, etc.

    In this role you’ll:

    • Offer enhanced care with a flexible learning approach for all our residents
    • Promote and ensure the good reputation of the home and demonstrate positive attitudes towards residents, their families, staff, visitors and others.
    • Support residents who need assistance with independent living skills/ personal hygiene encouraging independence.
    • Maintain a safe, clean and enjoyable environment for our residents to live in, which will involve undertaking some domestic duties and complying with policies and procedures.
    • Safeguard residents
    • Learn about individuals’ specific needs and provide help in the most appropriate way
    • Read care planning needs for residents and complete written daily records as instructed by trained Staff.

    We're looking for people who have:

    • Excellent communication skills and the ability to be a good team player
    • Knowledge of Mental Health/Learning Disability/Autism Issues
    • Previous experience in care environment
    • 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
    • Flexibility to work 12 hour shifts 

    In return we’ll offer you:

    • Full training and Induction
    • Flexible shifts to fit individual lifestyles
    • Employee Discount Scheme
    • DBS paid
    • Regular coaching and support
    • Opportunity to undertake further learning with our excellent apprenticeship scheme
    • Free meals on duty
    • Blue light card- NHS discounts- A wide range of offers from categories such as holidays, rail travel, cars, days out, fashion, gifts, insurance, phones and many other items.

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


  • Job Description
  • 2018_Support_Worker_Residential_LD_Austism_Job_Specification.doc

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