Support Worker

Recruiter
Cygnet Health Care
Location
Colchester
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
14 Jun 2021
Closes
23 Jun 2021
Ref
J103-A-21-27097
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
We are looking for a confident Care & Support Worker with a passion for delivering outstanding care.

You'll be working 40 hours a week, making a positive difference to the lives of the people in our care at Cygnet Hospital Colchester.

Cygnet Hospital Colchester, formerly known as Fairview Hospital, is a 54 bed service providing a range of intensive support and rehabilitation services for men with learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorders or mental health needs.

At Cygnet, we support our people to grow their careers, gain new skills and keep stepping up.

Apply now to enjoy excellent career prospects whilereaping the rewards of making a difference to others - every day.

Your day-to-day...
  • Offer enhanced care with a flexible learning approach for all the people in our care
  • Provide guidance & encouragement through physical & emotional support
  • Learn about individuals' specific needs & provide help in the most appropriate way
  • Assist with medical & welfare needs
  • Report on medical & welfare needs as required
  • Safeguard
  • Maintain a safe, clean environment for all

Why Cygnet? We'll offer you...
  • Opportunities for further learning with our excellent apprenticeship scheme
  • Flexible working with the opportunity for overtime
  • Regular coaching & appraisal
  • Expert supervision & peer support
  • Employee discount savings & "Cycle to Work" scheme
  • Recruitment referrals

You are...
  • Genuinely driven with a desire to make a real difference in people's lives
  • An excellent communicator & a good team player
  • Sensitive & intuitive with the energy required to provide a trusting, stimulating & varied environment
  • Passionate about empowering & supporting service user independence

Successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

Cygnet Health Care has been providing a national network of high-quality specialist mental health 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.

At Cygnet Hospital Colchester theaim of our services is assessment, stabilisation, treatment and engagement, with a view to supporting service users in the least restrictive environment appropriate to their needs. Our services are recovery-focused, with the aim of preparing individuals for a move to rehabilitation or step-down services, and ultimately, back into the community wherever possible.

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What next?
If you care about making a difference - we want to talk to you.
Click the button to apply.

For any enquiries regarding this role please contact elliottmoore@cygnethealth.co.uk

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