Healthcare Support Worker
Ref: CYG07215


  • Location
  • Cygnet Wyke, Blankney Grange, Huddersfield Road, Wyke, Bradford, BD12 8LR
  • Salary
  • £8.21 rising after probation to £ 8.40 per hour
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 30/11/2019
  • Give your career a positive change.


    At Cygnet Health 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 Wyke offers a range of mental health services for men including acute and psychiatric intensive care along with a specialist locked service for older men who continue to present behavioural challenges.

     

    We are seeking a Health Care Support Worker to join us at Cygnet Wyke. Cygnet Wyke is a locked-door service that support patients with diffrent Mental Health conditions and Challenging Behaviours. 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 2/3 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.

     

    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
    •Comprehensive employee assistance programme and discount centre
    •Health Cash Plan


    We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the people within our care. All candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS and reference check and an offer of employment will be subject to successful clearance.

    Ready to make a positive change? Please click on the ‘apply now’ link below OR email: ahlammahamed@cygnethealth.co.uk 

  • Location Information
  • Cygnet Hospital Wyke provides a comprehensive pathway of acute admissions services for men and women. Our team works closely and collaboratively with service users, their families and the referrer to provide a seamless pathway from referral to discharge.

    Our integrated regional care pathways in West Yorkshire allow transition to and from our sister services at Cygnet Hospital Bierley (female PICU and personality disorder services) and Cygnet Lodge Brighouse (male mental health rehabilitation).

    The hospital sits in more than three acres of grounds, which are quiet and private. The environment at Cygnet Hospital Wyke is purpose built and is close to the M62 (J26), being placed on the border of Bradford and Calderdale.

     

    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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