Open Day (Support Worker)
Ref: CYG05581


  • Location
  • Chesterholme Hospital, Anick Road, Hexham, Northumberland, NE46 4JR
  • Salary
  • £8.21 - £8.70 p/h
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 18/06/2019
  • Cygnet Health Care was established in 1988. Since then we have developed a wide range of services for individuals with mental health needs and learning disabilities within the UK. We have built a reputation for delivering pioneering services and outstanding outcomes for the people in our care.

    Our expert and highly dedicated care team of 8800 employees empower 3000 individuals across 140 services to consistently make a positive difference to their lives, through service-user focused care and rehabilitation.

    We maintain a good relationship with our quality regulators and undergo regular inspections, with 85% of our services rated ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’. We also operate an internal system of quality care, treatment and positive outcomes.

    If you want to make a difference and ensure people can achieve their goals and get the most out of life, then please read on...

    In this role your main focus would be to provide safe, sound and supportive care to the people you support. You will have working relationships with the nursing and multi-disciplinary teams, and will play an important role in the lives of the people you support, as well as their families or loved ones. As a key member of the support team, you may be required to contribute to service user multi-disciplinary meetings.

    The support and care you provide will be respectful, dignified and caring, following each individual's person-centred care plan to promote choice and independence.

    So what qualifications and attributes do you need?

    • We welcome all applicants that feel they would be able to make a positive difference to people's lives
    • You would need to be compassionate, understanding and trustworthy
    • Health and Social Care QCF or SVQ would be beneficial
    • Previous experience would be beneficial, but not essential

    If this sounds like you, we would love to welcome you to the team.

    Some of the benefits of this role include:

    • 28 days annual leave
    • Length of service awards
    • Fully paid comprehensive induction training for all new starters
    • Paid DBS/PVG
    • Free parking
    • Courtesy meals and refreshments whilst on shift
    • Shopping and entertainment discount scheme (over 800 retailers)
    • Cycle to Work scheme
    • Training and development opportunities

    All successful applicants will be required to become a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme (PVG) in respect of regulated work with protected adults and regulated work with children. A PVG certificate contains all unspent and certain spent conviction information. It also contains any other non-conviction information that the police or other

    government bodies think is relevant. Disclosure Scotland continually monitor PVG scheme members' records for vetting information including criminal convictions that may affect their suitability to work with vulnerable groups.

  • Location Information
  • Give your career a positive change.

    At Cygnet Health Care you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients and their families. You’ll be exposed to all kinds of new challenges and responsibilities, to ensure you continue learning and developing as you go.

    As part of an organisation with an outstanding reputation for innovation in the sector, you’ll benefit from a vibrant culture tailored to help you thrive, whatever your level or career goals.

    Make a bigger difference to your career and to patient care with us.

    Open Day Support Workers (Care Assistants)

    We currently have exciting opportunities to join our Support Worker & Care Assistant team at Cygnet Chesterholme & Cygnet Oaklands. 

    Based in the picturesque town of Hexham in Northumberland, Cygnet Chesterholme is a 16 bed specialist high dependency complex care service providing assessment and treatment for individuals living with a learning disability and complex needs. The team can also support those who have mental health needs, including those who have been detained under the Mental Health Act, as well as those who have complex behaviours.

    Oaklands is a specialist residential service supporting up to 15 people with learning disabilities and complex needs. The team also supports individuals who have additional mental or physical health needs, and complex behaviours.

    Salary Range: £8.21 - £8.70


    We’re excited to announce a Recruitment Open Day event to discuss our opportunities here at Chesterholme and Oaklands!

    Whether you would like an informal chat to find out what we are all about or you’re interested in opportunities to join our team, we hope to see you there. 

    Location: Beaumont Street, Hexham, Northumberland, NE46 3LT
     
    Date: Tuesday 18th June 2019

    Time: 10am – 4pm
     
     
    You’ll have the opportunity to meet – 

     

    Service Managers – Jamie Speight & Kristel Gardner

     

    Also, discuss with the Recruitment Team how to register your interest and apply for any upcoming opportunities.  
     
     
    To confirm your attendance for this event, please respond to amywatson@cygnethealth.co.uk

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

    Ready to make a positive change? Please click on the ‘apply now’ link below.

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