Care and support worker
Ref: CYG06771


  • Location
  • Cygnet Coventry, Lansdowne Street, Coventry, CV2 4FN
  • Salary
  • start at £8.21 (depending on experience
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 30/11/2019
  • Care & Support Worker

    Salary: Start at £8.21 (Depending on experience)

    Location: Cygnet Coventry (CV2 4FN)

     

     

    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…

    You’ll be working 40hours a week in a specialist inpatient service with women across 3 wards with a step down facility also forming part of the pathway.

     

    • 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.

    If interested, please forward your cv to portiakandare@cygnethealth.co.uk

    Cygnet Health Care has been providing a national network of high quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years.

     

     

  • Location Information
  • Cygnet Hospital Coventry provides an all-female specialist mental health service with 56 beds.
    Services include a psychiatric intensive care unit (PICU), a highly specialised personality disorder service also catering for those with dual diagnosis disordered eating, and a locked rehabilitation unit.

    There are 7 step down flatlets.  Each unit is self-contained with its own facilities for self-catering and laundry and staff support can be tailored according to individual need. They offer the option
    of an extension to the care pathway and help to ensure a greater chance of success upon discharge as individuals move through their programme of rehabilitation.

    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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