Support Worker
Ref: CYG06186

  • Location
  • Oakhurst Lodge, 137 Lyndhurst Road, Ashurst, Southmpton, SO40 7AW
  • Salary
  • £9.10 per hour/ rising to £9.45 after probation
  • Closing date
  • 31/08/2019
  • Cygnet Health Care have been providing a national network of high quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years.

    In this role you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users & their families.

    We are looking for a professional, ambitious and confident care & support worker.

    A rewarding role with excellent career prospects, your focus on quality of care will help us achieve our goals.

    Support workers with interests in care, responsibility & new challenges are encouraged to apply.

    If you’re passionate about what you do, we want to talk to you!


    Your Day-to-Day…


    This is a full time role. Working 40 hours a week


    Offer enhanced care with a flexible learning approach for all our service users, patients & residents
    Provide guidance and encouragement through physical & emotional support
    Learn about individuals’ specific needs & provide help in the most appropriate way
    Assist with medical & welfare needs and report as required
    Maintain a safe and clean environment for all



    You are…


    Genuinely driven with a desire to make a real difference in people’s lives
    An excellent communicator and a good team player
    Sensitive and intuitive with the energy required to provide a trusting, stimulating & varied environment
    Helping to empower & support service user independence.



    Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…


    An opening to undertake further learning with our excellent apprenticeship scheme
    Flexible working with opportunity for overtime
    Regular coaching & appraisal
    Expert supervision & peer support
    Employee discount savings & “Cycle to Work” scheme
    Recruitment referrals
    Wellbeing centre with exercises, recipes, financial and mental health advice




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

  • Location Information
  • Oakhurst Lodge is an 8 bed specialist residential service for adults with autism and 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.

    The home is located on the outskirts of the New Forest, and in a community setting, between Southampton and Lyndhurst. Oakhurst Lodge is set in a large garden that has perimeter fencing and automatic gates which provide a safe and secure environment.

    Within the extensive grounds we have a number of different outdoor activities that individuals can participate in, including a BBQ, a basket swing and a lovely gazebo providing a comfortable seating area.

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