Care and Support Worker
Ref: CYG08610


  • Location
  • Cygnet Kewstoke, Beach Road, Kewstoke, BS22 9UZ
  • Salary
  • £17,745 to £20,234 depending on experience
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Cygnet Health care are currently recruiting a Support Worker role to join our team at Cygnet Hospital Kewstoke.

    We are looking for an exceptionally caring individual who really wants to go above and beyond for the patients in our care.

    Your Day-to-Day…

    You’ll be working 38.5 hours per week on a 12 hour shift (days or nights) in a hospital that provides an emergency admissions service for men and a pathway for women from low secure to rehabilitation including a specialist service for personality disorder.

    • 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
    • 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.
    • ?Health and Social Care QCF or SVQ would be beneficial
    • ?Previous experience would be essential
       

    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
    • Wellbeing centre with exercises, recipes, financial and mental health advice
    • Free Meals on shift
    • free parking

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

     

    This is a full-time role and you will be working 38.5 hours per week

    If you are interested in applying for the role please forward your CV over to: SouthwestRecruitment@cygnethealth.co.uk

  • Location Information
  • Cygnet Hospital Kewstoke provides an emergency admissions service for men and a pathway for women from low secure to rehabilitation including a specialist service for personality disorder.

    The hospital has more than 16 acres of landscaped grounds and overlooks the Bristol Channel. This beachside location, just outside Weston-super-Mare, helps us provide a quiet, peaceful and therapeutic environment which can offer service users a broad range of therapies including CAT, CBT, Schema Therapy, EMDR & DBT.

    The hospital provides 58 inpatient beds within a low secure setting, including a male PICU within the same secure perimeter. All bedrooms are single, with en-suite bathrooms, and each of the four wards has its own garden or terrace. There is a fully equipped gym and activities suite.

     

    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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