Care and Support Worker
Ref: CYG11832


  • Location
  • Cygnet Lewisham, 44 Lewisham Park, London SE13 6QZ
  • Salary
  • £8.80 to £9.86 per hour + Enhancmenets and £3,000 location package
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 31/12/2020
  • Cygnet Health Care have been providing a national network of high quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years.

    Cygnet Lodge Lewisham is a high dependency inpatient mental health rehabilitation service providing care for up to 17 men. Our service provides a high level of support and uses a recovery focused model. 

    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
    • 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
    • Flexibilty to work 12 hour shift patterns on a rota basis

    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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