Support Worker
Ref: CYG06502

  • Location
  • Amberwood Lodge, 6 St. Osmunds Road, Parkstone, Poole, BH14 9JN
  • Salary
  • £9.10 per hour / £9.45 after probation
  • Closing date
  • 31/10/2019
  • 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 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
    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

  • Amberwood Lodge is a 9 bed specialist residential service for adults with autism, and who may present with behaviours that challenge.

    Based just a 10 minute drive from the seaside, Amberwood Lodge is a beautiful building providing a safe, comfortable and effective environment for those in our care.

    Within the service we have a large communal lounge, a sensory room, an IT and activity room and two kitchens; one large homely kitchen that people use independently to make drinks and snacks for themselves and their visitors, as well as a second kitchen where residents assist the cook to prepare meals and plan menus for the week. Additionally we have a lovely spacious garden with an abundance of outdoor activities, including a lovely summerhouse.

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