Care and Support Worker

Recruiter
Cygnet Health Care
Location
Bristol
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
17 Nov 2020
Closes
24 Nov 2020
Ref
J103-A-20-22805
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
Cygnet Health Care have been providing a national network of high quality specialist services for more than 30 years.

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 support worker who has the confidence and passion to contribute to an exciting new hospital.


Your Day-to-Day...
  • Provide guidance and encouragement through physical & emotional support
  • Behaviour analysis, formulation and support
  • Goal setting and person cantered care planning to support individuals to be discharged from hospital
  • Maintenance of Physical and Mental health
  • Increasing independence
  • Alternative Communication strategies
  • Support in activities of daily living
  • Accessing the community
  • Maintaining relationships with family and friends
  • Educational, vocational and leisure opportunities
  • Maintaining a safe, clean and enjoyable environment to live and work in


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.


Why Cygnet? We'll offer you...

  • An opening to undertake further learning with our excellent apprenticeship scheme including the Nurse Apprenticeship Scheme
  • Weekly reflective practice and regular CPD events
  • The opportunity for career progression
  • Free uniforms and meals provided when on shift
  • Excellent transport links to the hospital
  • 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.

Ready to make a positive change? Please click on the 'apply now' link below

Join us!

Cygnet Health Care has been providing a national network of high quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years.

Rated Good in all areas by CQC, Cygnet Brunel is a Neuropsychiatry service for men with an acquired brain injury and mental health diagnosis. We have 32 beds across 4 wards and support individuals with a range of needs, including physical and mental health needs, managing complex behaviours and supporting individuals with all activities of daily living including personal care. Registered with the Independent Neurorehabilitation Alliance, Cygnet Brunel has been open for 18 months and we are looking for support workers who match our values to further shape the service as it continues to grow.

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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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