Support Worker
Ref: CYG07386


  • Location
  • Broughton Lodge, London Road Cheshire SK11 0JG
  • Salary
  • £8.90 per hour rising to £9.05 after probation
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 31/12/2019
  • In this role you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users & their families.

    Located in Macclesfield, Broughton Lodge is a 20 bed specialist residential service for adults with autism and learning disabilities who may present with behaviours that challenge. We aim to provide a safe, comfortable and effective care environment for those in our care, promoting independence and community integration.

    We are looking for professional, ambitious and passionate individuals to provide care and support to our service users ensuring individuals retain as much of their dignity and individuality as possible as well as being involved in the general activities of the home. No experience or qualifications needed as we provide full training and Induction.

    If you’re passionate about what you do, we want to hear from you.

    Your Day-to-Day…

    • You’ll be working 42 hours a week on a rota basis in a residential setting with adults with autism and learning disabilities
    • 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 residents
    • Maintain a safe and clean environment for all
    • Follow and learn specific behavioural support techniques
    • Work alongside multi-disciplinary professionals such a psychology, psychiatry and occupational therapy

    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.
    • Flexible to work 12 hour shift patterns on a rota basis including weekends
    • A driver with own transport due to rural location of the home

    Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

    • Full training including access to level 2 and 3 health and social care qualifications
    • Opportunity to access management qualifications level 3 and 5
    • Opportunity for guaranteed overtime at x1.5 - Exclusive to Broughton Lodge
    • DBS paid
    • 28 days paid annual leave
    • Regular coaching and support
    • Opportunity to undertake further learning with our excellent apprenticeship scheme
    • Free meals on duty
    • Free parking at site
    • Blue light card- NHS discounts- A wide range of offers from categories such as holidays, rail travel, cars, days out, fashion, gifts, insurance, phones and many other items.

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

    If interested in applying, please forward your CV to abdulhafiz@cygnethealth.co.uk or click on the Apply now button below.

  • Job Description
  • Support_Worker_Residential_JD.doc

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