Care and Support Worker
Ref: CYG07087


  • Location
  • Cygnet Sheffield, 83 East Bank Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S2 3PX
  • Salary
  • £ 8.25 per hour - Post Probation £ 8.40
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 10/12/2019
  • Give your career a positive change.


    At Cygnet Hospital you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients and their families. You’ll be exposed to all kinds of new challenges and responsibilities, to ensure you continue learning and developing as you go.


    As part of an organisation with an outstanding reputation for innovation in the sector, you’ll benefit from a vibrant culture tailored to help you thrive, whatever your level or career goals.
    Make a bigger difference to your career and to patient care with us.


    Cygnet Hospital Sheffield offers low secure and locked rehabilitation services for women and CAMHS services for male and female adolescents over four distinct wards.


    Within the adult services, women are supported through the care pathway from low secure to locked rehabilitation by a full multi-disciplinary team who are focused on helping service users regain independence, maintain family links and prepare for discharge. Both the low secure and locked rehabilitation service have a focus on community access, therapy and meaningful activity and both also offer warm and welcoming environments for the delivery of support and care.



    Working as an active member of our dynamic MDT, you’ll provide support for our nursing staff including the admission, assessment, implementation and discharge of inpatients, with a focus on dignity and safety at all times. You’ll bring with you a sound level of literacy and numeracy skills and preferably an NVQ level 2 in a relevant care setting. With some experience working in a secure a psychiatry service you’ll have a good level of physical fitness and a strong, flexible mental aptitude in order to meet the demands of the role. Demonstrating the abilities, experience and skills needed to deal effectively with challenging situations, you have an active interest in developing your knowledge and skills.

    This role is on a shift rota basis: includes working days/nights/weekends and Bank Holidays.

     

    In return, you’ll receive a competitive salary and a range of benefits including:


    •Teaching and CPD programmes
    •Generous study and exam leave
    •Financial support for further training and personal development
    •Active participation in clinical governance
    •Appraisal and peer supervision
    •Possible rotation between services
    •Contributory pension scheme
    •Free life insurance
    •Subsidised meals on duty
    •Comprehensive employee assistance programme and discount centre
    •Health Cash Plan

     

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

    Please note: this role is a shift pattern including weekends and nights. 

    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 Sheffield offers a low secure service for women and CAMHS services for male and female adolescents over three distinct wards.

    Cygnet Hospital Sheffield is a purpose-built, therapeutic environment close to the city centre of Sheffield with a focus on supporting individuals to move along their care pathway towards independent living. Everyone has access to a range of social, therapeutic and activity spaces including classrooms, artrooms and gyms, teaching kitchens and gardens. It is a spacious and vibrant service providing positive and effective care with close links to local colleges and employers.

     

    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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