Activities Co-ordinator
Ref: CYG06131


  • Location
  • Old Leigh House: 3 Old Leigh Road, Leigh On Sea, Essex SS9 1LB
  • Salary
  • £19,000
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 05/09/2019
  • 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 we would love to welcome you to the team. Please see the job description for more information.

    Some of the benefits of this role include:

    • Generous annual leave with length of service bonuses
    • 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
  • 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.

  • Job Description
  • Activies_Coordinator_Old_Leigh.docx

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