Support Worker
Ref: CYG06211


  • Location
  • Devon Lodge, 23a Grange Road, Hedge End, Southampton, SO30 2FL
  • Salary
  • £9.10 per hour / £9.45 after probation
  • Closing date
  • 26/09/2019
  • 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!

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    Your Day-to-Day…

     

    This role will be 12 hour shifts working days only

     

    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
    Safeguard
    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.

     

    Ready to make a positive change?

    Please click on the ‘apply now’ link below

    Join us!

  • Location Information

  • Devon Lodge is a 12 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.

    Located in Hedge End, Southampton, Devon Lodge has 12 beds; eight in the main house and four in the annexe. The service has plenty of rest and recreation areas, both inside and outside in the large garden. Perimeter fencing and automatic gates provide a safe and secure environment – yet not at the expense of a homely, comfortable atmosphere.

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