Healthcare Support Worker
Ref: CYG07901


  • Location
  • Cygnet Hospital Colchester , Boxted Road, Mile End, Colchester, Essex, CO4 5HF
  • Salary
  • £8.70 rising to £8.95 post probation
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Give your career a positive change.

    Cygnet Hospital Colchester, formerly known as Fairview Hospital, is a 37 bed service providing a range of intensive support and rehabilitation for men with learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorders or mental health needs

     

    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 patients
    • 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

     

    If interested in applying, please forward your cv to charlottefalconer@cygnethealth.co.uk


    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 Colchester, formerly known as Fairview Hospital, is a 37 bed service providing a range of intensive support and rehabilitation serices for men with learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorders or mental health needs

    Our services are recovery-focused, with the aim of preparing individuals for a move to rehabilitation or step-down services, and ultimately, back into the community wherever possible.

     

    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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