Bank Healthcare Support Worker
Ref: CYG08759


  • Location
  • Cygnet Harrogate, 23 Ripon Road, Harrogate, HG1 2JL
  • Salary
  • £8.72 + 12.1% annual leave entitlement
  • Hours
  • Bank
  • Choose a career that inspires people.

    Progress your career as a valued member of one of the most respected and supportive teams in the healthcare sector. In helping us deliver outstanding healthcare you’ll be making a real difference to service users and their families every single day, with support from the organisation and your colleagues every step of the way.

    An opportunity has become available for you to join our team at Cygnet Harrogate as a Bank Health Care Support Worker.

     

    In this role you’ll:

    • Offer enhanced care with a flexible learning approach for all our service users
    • Work in the hospital area, providing guidance and encouragement to service users through physical and emotional support
    • Maintain a safe, clean and enjoyable environment to live and work in
    • Assist service users with their medical and welfare needs and report as required
    • Safeguard service users
    • 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 service users
    • 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
    • Regular coaching and support
    • Opportunity to undertake further learning with our excellent apprenticeship scheme

     

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

    Do you want a career that inspires people? Please click on the ‘apply now’ link below.

  • Location Information
  • Cygnet Hospital Harrogate is a long-established mental health hospital that provides an emergency admissions service across two acute wards.

    Service users have a named nurse and are reviewed by a consultant psychiatrist up to three times a week. Medical cover is provided round the clock. Referrals and admissions can be received at any time of the day or night by arrangement with the consultant psychiatrist and medical staff on call.

    The hospital is located in very pleasant surroundings, in this picturesque North Yorkshire spa town which is easily accessed by road and rail.

     

    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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