Senior Healthcare Support Worker (NVQ II / NVQ III - Hospital)
Ref: CYG06241


  • Location
  • Cedar Vale Hospital (Autism Service), 93 Kneeton Road, East Bridgford, Nottingham, NG13 8PJ
  • Salary
  • NVQ2 17,784- 17,784- NVQ3 19,531.20 -20,280
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 11/09/2019
  • 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 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 is essential
    • Previous experience is essential

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

  • Location Information
  • Situated in East Bridgford, Nottinghamshire, Cygnet Cedar Vale is a specialist autism hospital, providing assessment and intervention for up to 14 men living with autism and learning disabilities, as well as associated complex needs or difficulties with social engagement. Cygnet Cedar Vale is an impressive period property, situated on the edge of a picturesque village in its own extensive grounds.

    The service consists of three distinct areas to support individuals with different levels of need. Each of these areas are aimed at providing the individuals with an environment that will support them for moving on to more independent living. Within the service there are a number of communal lounges and dining areas that provide a choice of dining experiences, as well as more opportunities for service users to socialise or have quiet time away from others. Other facilities include a recently expanded and upgraded sensory room, a large garden and skills rooms.

    Awards for Cygnet Cedar Vale:

    • Great British Care Awards 2017 – Good Nurse Award (Midlands Region) – Charge Nurse Beth Fields (Finalist)
    • Laing Buisson Awards 2017 – Nursing Practice Award – Charge Nurse Beth Fields (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.

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