Support Worker
Ref: CYG36273

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Location
Churchill, SE1 7PW
Salary
£13.15 per hour
Hours
Full Time
Closing date
Friday 31 May 2024

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

We are recruiting full time Support workers for Cygnet Hospital Churchill which is a 39 bed inpatient mental health hospital for men located in Lambeth, South London.

By combining a collaborative, multi-disciplinary approach and state-of-the-art facilities, we deliver high-quality care within a community atmosphere, while focusing on discharge planning from the moment service users arrive.

You’ll be working 43 hours a week covering day and night shifts, between 7:30am - 8pm and 7:30pm - 8am on a rota basis,

At Cygnet, our perks go way beyond pension schemes and excellent professional development.

You’ll also enjoy shopping, travel and leisure discounts – as well as a range of healthcare and financial benefits – to support you to be happy both in and out of work. 

Apply now to enjoy excellent career prospects while reaping the rewards of making a difference to others – every day. 

You’re 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

We're looking for people who have:

  • Previous inpatient mental health experience in a an acute or rehabilitation setting
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to be a good team player
  • Resilience, caring and empathic
  • The sensitivity and energy required to provide a trusting, stimulating and varied lifestyle for the patients
  • A genuine desire to make a real difference in people’s lives
  • A strong, flexible mental aptitude and an ability to cope with the physical demands of the role
  • Flexibility regarding shift patterns and ward changes according to the needs of the hospital

In return, you’ll receive a competitive salary and a range of benefits including:

  • Full training and Induction
  • Free parking and free meals whilst on shift
  • NHS Discount and the Blue Light Card
  • Opportunities for further learning with our excellent apprenticeship scheme
  • Free private Health Plan
  • Regular coaching & appraisal
  • Expert supervision & peer support
  • Employee discount savings & “Cycle to Work” scheme
  • Recruitment referrals

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

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