Support Worker
Ref: CYG12611


  • Location
  • Ducks Halt, 8 Walton Road, Kirby Le Soken, Essex, CO13 0DU
  • Salary
  • Up to £9.30 p/h ( up to £19,344 p.a)
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 19/02/2021
  • We are looking for a confident Care & Support Worker with a passion for delivering outstanding care.

    You’ll be working 40 hours a week, making a positive difference to the lives of the people in our care at Cygnet Ducks Halt.

    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.

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    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

     

     

  • Location Information
  • Based in the picturesque village of Kirby-le-Soken, Essex, Ducks Halt is a residential service supporting up to five adults who are living with a learning disability and complex needs, including people who may have additional mental and physical health needs, and complex behaviours.

    Ducks Halt is homely and we support people to personalise and decorate their room as they would like it to be. It has relaxing living areas and a kitchen for people to prepare drinks, food and snacks for themselves or for people visiting them.

    There is a large garden with a seating area and space for gardening and other outdoor interests, including hosting parties and spending time with the therapy dog that comes to visit the service regularly.

    Awards for Ducks Halt

    • Great British Care Awards 2017 – Activity Organiser Award (East England Region) – Former Activity Coordinator Chantel Cumberland (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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