Support Worker
Ref: CYG07947


  • Location
  • Elston House, Top Street, Elston, Newark, NG23 5NP
  • Salary
  • £8.90 per hour rising to £9.05 after probation
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 31/01/2020
  • Cygnet Health Care have been providing a national network of high quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years.

    Elston House is an 8 bed specialist residential service for adults with autism and 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.

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

    We are looking for a professional, ambitious and confident care & support worker.

    A rewarding role with excellent career prospects, your focus on quality of care will help us achieve our goals.

    Support workers with interests in care, responsibility & new challenges are encouraged to apply.

    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 who may present with behaviours that challenge.

    • 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

     

    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
    • A driver with own transport

     

    Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

    • An opening to undertake further learning with our excellent apprenticeship scheme
    • Flexible working with opportunity for overtime
    • Regular coaching & appraisal
    • Expert supervision & peer support
    • Employee discount savings & “Cycle to Work” scheme
    • Recruitment referrals
    • Wellbeing centre with exercises, recipes, financial and mental health advice

    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 button below.

  • Job Description
  • Support_Worker_Residential_JD.doc

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