Bank Care and Support Worker
Ref: CYG06715


  • Location
  • Cygnet Kewstoke, Beach Road, Kewstoke, BS22 9UZ
  • Salary
  • £8.78 - £11.55 p/h depending on shift worked
  • Hours
  • Bank
  • Closing date
  • 30/11/2019
  • Cygnet Health Care have been providing a national network of high quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years.

    We are currently recruiting Bank Support workers for Cygnet Hospital Kewstoke. Cygnet Hospital Kewstoke provides an emergency admissions service for men and a pathway for women from low secure to rehabilitation including a specialist service for personality disorder.

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

     

    Your Day-to-Day…

    • 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…

    • Flexible working with opportunity for overtime
    • Regular coaching & appraisal
    • Expert supervision & peer support

     

    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.

     

  • Location Information
  • Cygnet Hospital Kewstoke provides an emergency admissions service for men and a pathway for women from low secure to rehabilitation including a specialist service for personality disorder.

    The hospital has more than 16 acres of landscaped grounds and overlooks the Bristol Channel. This beachside location, just outside Weston-super-Mare, helps us provide a quiet, peaceful and therapeutic environment which can offer service users a broad range of therapies including CAT, CBT, Schema Therapy, EMDR & DBT.

    The hospital provides 58 inpatient beds within a low secure setting, including a male PICU within the same secure perimeter. All bedrooms are single, with en-suite bathrooms, and each of the four wards has its own garden or terrace. There is a fully equipped gym and activities suite.

     

    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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