Support Worker / Driver
Ref: CYG35479

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Heathers, B70 0HD
£12.00 to £12.50 Per Hour
Full Time
Closing date
Sunday 7 April 2024

Hold a UK Driving Licence with a minimum of 2 Years of driving experience and have no more than 3 points your licence.

We are looking for a confident Driver & Support Worker with a passion for delivering outstanding care.

You’ll be working 42 hours a week, making a positive difference to the lives of the people in our care at Cygnet Heathers.

Hours – Working 12-Hours shifts on Days Only from 08:00 am till 08:00 pm.

Cygnet Heathers is a 20 bed service providing neuropsychiatric and neurodegenerative rehabilitation for men with mental health difficulties and acquired brain injury.

Our focus is on creating an environment that engages our service users and sets the tone for recovery. Cygnet Heathers has been designed and equipped with an all-integrated physical environment to aid our service user’s neurobehavioural rehabilitation process. Our specifically designed environment assists the men to manage visual, spatial and perceptual difficulties.

Your day-to-day as a Support Worker…

  • 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

Your day-to-day as a Driver…

  • To competently drive the wheelchair accessible vehicles, transporting individuals in our care safely and efficiently.
  • To ensure that wheelchairs are securely clamped into the vehicles and that seatbelts are used by all passengers.
  • To communicate with passengers professionally and sensitively, empathising with those who are in difficult situations.
  • To be the driver for local and day trips and assist colleagues/individuals in our care where necessary.
  • To assist passengers in entering and leaving the vehicles safely.
  • To work flexibly to meet the needs of the individual in our care and unit.
  • To undertake tasks within the unit as delegated by the unit manager.
  • To maintain confidentiality throughout the role at all times.

Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

  • £12.00 to £12.50 Per Hour
  • 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

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
  • Hold a UK Driving Licence with a minimum of 2 Years driving experience and have no more than 3 points your licence.

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

Hold a UK Driving Licence with a minimum of 2 Years of driving experience and have no more than 3 points your licence.


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