Night Support Worker
Ref: CYG12030

  • Location
  • Squirrels, The Squirrels, Manor Road, Chilworth, SO16 7JE
  • Salary
  • £9.50 per hour rising to £10.00 after probation
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 31/01/2021
  • We are looking for a confident Night Support Worker with a passion for delivering outstanding care.

    The Squirrels is a 9 bed specialist residential service for adults with autism who may present with behaviours that challenge. We aim to provide a safe, comfortable and effective care environment for those in our care, promoting independence and community integration.

    You will be assisting our residents in the provision of care ensuring Individuals retain as much of their dignity and individuality as possible as well as being involved in the general activities of the home. 

    Shift times will be 7.30pm - 8.00am and will be working 4 nights on and four off on a rolling rota.

    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.

    In this role you’ll:

    • Offer enhanced care with a flexible learning approach for all our residents
    • Work in the residential area, providing guidance and encouragement to residents through physical and emotional support
    • 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
    • Assist residents with their medical and welfare needs and report as required
    • Safeguard residents
    • Learn about individuals’ specific needs and provide help in the most appropriate way
    • Follow and learn specific behavioural support techniques

    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
    • Flexible to work 12 hour shifts on a rota basis

    Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

    • Full training and Induction
    • Regular coaching and support
    • DBS paid
    • Employee Referral Scheme
    • NHS Staff Discounts
    • Group Pension scheme
    • Company paid Life Assurance scheme
    • Smart Health Toolkit- Providing you with Fitness Programmes, Nutrition consultation and Health checks
    • Free Health Cash Plan
    • Subsidised meals on duty
    • For further details on all our benefits, please visit

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

    If interested in applying, please forward your CV to or click on the Apply button below.

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