Support Worker - Bank
Ref: CYG05792


  • Location
  • River View Residential Services, 30/31 Victoria Embankment, Darlington, DL1 5JR
  • Salary
  • £8.21 p/h
  • Hours
  • Bank
  • Closing date
  • 31/07/2019
  • 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:

    • Opportunities to become a permanent employee
    • Free parking
    • Courtesy meals and refreshments whilst on shift
    • Training and development opportunities
  • Location Information
  • Riverview is a residential service within two Victorian properties on a quiet Darlington street, supporting up to six people with learning disabilities and complex needs.

    The service has recently been refurbished and is adaptable to people’s changing needs. The service has bedrooms on the first floor as well as an accessible bedroom on the ground floor for those who have mobility difficulties.

    Opposite the river Skerne, Riverview is walking distance to Darlington Town Centre, which has many community facilities for people to access, including leisure centres, social clubs, shops, colleges, and work placement settings.

    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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