Night Support Worker
Ref: CYG09664


  • Location
  • Oakhurst Lodge, 137 Lyndhurst Road, Ashurst, Southampton, SO40 7AW
  • Salary
  • £9.45 per hour rising to £9.80 after probation
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 31/07/2020
  • Cygnet Health Care have been providing a national network of high quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years.

    Oakhurst Lodge 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 integratio

    We are currently recruiting for a night support worker to assistour residents in the provision of care ensuring Individuals retain as much of their dignity and individuality as possible as well as being involved in the general activities of the home. 

    In this role you’ll:

    • Offer enhanced care with a flexible learning approach for all our residents
    • Work in the residential area, providing guidance and encouragement to residents through physical and emotional support
    • Maintain a safe, clean and enjoyable environment for our residents to live in, which will involve undertaking some domestic duties and complying with policies and procedures.
    • Assist residents with their medical and welfare needs and report as required
    • Safeguard residents
    • Learn about individuals’ specific needs and provide help in the most appropriate way
    • Follow and learn specific behavioural support techniques
    • Work alongside multi-disciplinary professionals such a psychology, psychiatry 

    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 residents
    • A genuine desire to make a real difference in people’s lives
    • Flexibility to work 12.5 hour nightshifts on a rota basis

    In return we’ll offer you:

    • Full training and Induction
    • Regular coaching and support
    • DBS paid
    • Employee Referral Scheme
    • NHS Staff Discounts
    • Group Pension scheme
    • Company paid Life Assurance scheme
    • Smart Health Toolkit- Providing you with Fitness Programmes, Nutrition consultation and Health checks
    • Free Health Cash Plan
    • Free meals on duty
    • For further details on all our benefits, please visit https://cygnetjobs.co.uk/benefits/ 

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

     

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