Southside Building, 31 Hurst Street,
Birmingham, B5 4BD
Support Worker - Sunrise Ward (Eating Disorders Unit)
We are looking for a confident Support Worker with a passion for delivering outstanding care.
You’ll be working 38.5 hours a week, covering days, nights and weekends with shift patterns between 7:30am - 8pm and 7:30pm - 8am (Week 1: Mon, Tues, Sat, Sun & Week 2: Wed, Thu, Fri), making a positive difference to the lives of the people in our care at Cygnet Hospital Ealing, on Sunrise Ward.
Cygnet Hospital Ealing provides a welcoming, non-institutional environment, offering personalised treatment for service users with an eating disorder or personality disorder over two separate wards.
You will be working on Sunrise Ward which provides a highly specialised eating disorder service for women, including those with extremely low BMIs.
As an active member of our dynamic team, you’ll provide support for our nursing staff including the admission, assessment, implementation and discharge of inpatients, with a focus on dignity and safety at all times.
- 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
- Maintain a safe, clean environment for all
Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…
- Free parking and free meals whilst on shift;
- NHS Discount and the Blue Light Card;
- 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
- 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 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.
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