Care and Support Worker
Ref: CYG11673


  • Location
  • Cygnet Kenton, 74 Kenton Rd, Harrow HA3 8AE
  • Salary
  • £8.80 to £9.36 per hour + Enhancements for nights and weekends
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 30/11/2020
  •  

    Cygnet Health Care have been providing a national network of high quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years.

    Cygnet Lodge Kenton, in North-West London, is a female high dependency inpatient rehabilitation service that provides treatment for women experiencing complex mental illness, personality disorder or mild eating disorders. The service helps them to re-establish and develop the skills they need to progress. We are able to support up to 15 women who may have a range of mental health difficulties.

    As an active member of our dynamic team, you’ll provide support for our nursing staff including the admission, assessment, implementation and discharge of inpatients, with a focus on dignity and safety at all times.

    In this role you’ll:

    • Offer enhanced care with a flexible learning approach for all our patients
    • Work in the hospital area, providing guidance and encouragement to patients through physical and emotional support
    • Maintain a safe, clean and enjoyable environment to live and work in
    • Assist patients with their medical and welfare needs and report as required
    • Safeguard patients
    • Learn about individuals’ specific needs and provide help in the most appropriate way

    We're looking for people who have:

    • Previous inpatient mental health experience in a challenging and/or an acute setting
    • Excellent communication skills and the ability to be a good team player
    • The sensitivity and energy required to provide a trusting, stimulating and varied lifestyle for the patients
    • A genuine desire to make a real difference in people’s lives
    • A strong, flexible mental aptitude and an ability to cope with the physical demands of the role
    • NVQ level 2 in a relevant care setting is preferable but not essential

    In return, you’ll receive a competitive salary and a range of benefits including:

    • Full training and Induction
    • £3000 London location package
    • Regular coaching and support
    • Employee Discount Scheme
    • Company pension scheme
    • Company paid Life Assurance scheme
    • Smart Health Toolkit- Providing you with Fitness Programmes, Nutrition consultation and Health checks
    • Health Cash Plan
    • Subsidised meals on duty
    • For further details on all 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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