Night Support Worker
Ref: CYG07280


  • Location
  • Cygnet Conifers Clinic, Station Road, Derby, Derbyshire, DE72 3LG
  • Salary
  • £8.25 per hour rising to £8.40 after probation
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • 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.

    In this role you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users & their families.

    Located in Borrowash, Derby, Cygnet Conifers is a specialist short-break respite service for adults with moderate to profound learning disabilities and/or autism.

    We are currently recruiting for a night support worker to work as part of a rota and provide guidance, support and encouragement to our residents and help maintain a stable, happy and caring environment that puts the health, safety and welfare of our residents first.

     

    In this role you’ll: 

    • Offer enhanced care with a flexible learning approach for all our residents
    • Work in the residential area, providing guidance and encouragement to residents through physical and emotional support
    • Maintain a safe, clean and enjoyable environment for our residents to live in, which will involve undertaking some domestic duties and complying with policies and procedures
    • Assist residents with their medical and welfare needs and report as required
    • Safeguard residents
    • 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
    • Any previous care/support work experience with a similar client group is desirable

     

    In return we’ll offer you:

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

     

    Hours:

    42 hours per week, 12 hour night shifts on a rota basis


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

  • Job Description
  • Support_Worker.doc

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