Bank Care and Support Worker
Ref: CYG07265


  • Location
  • Cygnet Victoria House, Barton Street, Darlington, County Durham, DL1 2LN
  • Salary
  • 9.20 per hour
  • Hours
  • Bank
  • Closing date
  • 10/12/2019
  • Choose a career that inspires people. 


    Progress your career as a valued member of one of the most respected and supportive teams in the healthcare sector. In helping us deliver outstanding healthcare you’ll be making a real difference to patients and their families every single day, with support from the organisation and your colleagues every step of the way.


    As part of our vibrant culture you’ll build lasting professional relationships that will take you further, whatever your career goals.

     

    In this role you’ll:
     

    • Offer enhanced care with a flexible learning approach for all our patients
    • Work in the hospital area, providing guidance and encouragement to patients through physical and emotional support
    • Maintain a safe, clean and enjoyable environment to live and work in
    • Assist patients with their medical and welfare needs and report as required
    • Safeguard patients
    • Learn about individuals’ specific needs and provide help in the most appropriate way.


    We're looking for people who have:
     

    • Excellent communication skills and the ability to be a good team player
    • The sensitivity and energy required to provide a trusting, stimulating and varied lifestyle for the residents
    • A genuine desire to make a real difference in people’s lives
     

    In return we’ll offer you:


    • Opportunity for overtime
    • Employee Discount Scheme
    • DBS paid
    • Free uniform
    • Regular coaching and support
    • Opportunity to undertake further learning with our excellent apprenticeship scheme
    • Free meals on duty.


    Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.


    Do you want a career that inspires people? Please click on the ‘apply now’ link below.

     

  • Location Information
  • Cygnet Victoria House is a 14 bed acute mental health inpatient service for men. The service provides a safe and stabilising environment for men who are experiencing an acute episode of mental illness and require an emergency admission.

    The ethos of our service is about assessing and treating service users in the least restrictive environment and planning for discharge in a robust and timely fashion. With a focus on stabilisation, we will support service users to manage their mental health, reinforce daily living skills and prepare for independent life back in the community.

     

    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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