Mental Health Support Worker
Ref: CYG11946


  • Location
  • Old Leigh House: 3 Old Leigh Road, Leigh On Sea, Essex SS9 1LB
  • Salary
  • £9.10 per hour (£9.30 post probation)
  • Closing date
  • 18/12/2020
  • We are looking for a confident Care & Support Worker with a passion for delivering outstanding care.

    You’ll be working 36 Hours a week including Day & Night Shifts, making a positive difference to the lives of the people in our care at our Old Leigh Residential Service.  

    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.

     

    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…

    • Opportunities for further learning with our excellent apprenticeship scheme
    • Flexible working with the opportunity for overtime
    • Regular coaching & appraisal
    • Expert supervision & peer support
    • Employee discount savings & “Cycle to Work” scheme
    • Recruitment referrals

     

    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.

    Cygnet Health Care has been providing a national network of high-quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years. We have built a reputation for delivering pioneering services and outstanding outcomes. Our expert care enables thousands of individuals to consistently make a positive difference to their lives.  

     

  • Location Information
  • Located in Leigh-on-Sea in Essex, near Southend-on-Sea, Old Leigh House is a specialist hospital provides assessment and intervention for up to seven men who are living with a learning disability and complex needs, or with a forensic history.

    Old Leigh House is a large semi-detached house, overlooking a park in a residential area of Leigh-on-Sea. The service has a choice of lounges and communal areas for people to choose from and a small garden at the back of the house. The house has been specially adapted and has an accessibility lift for those people who come to us with mobility needs.

    Awards for Old Leigh House

    • National Learning Disability and Autism Awards 2018 – The Learning Disability Nurse Award – Staff Nurse Sibu Mbambo (Finalist)

    This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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