Support Worker
Ref: CYG36683

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Location
Ellen Mhor, DD1 2QH
Salary
£12.15 per/hr up to £12.40 per/hr post probation
Hours
Full Time
Closing date
Thursday 18 July 2024

We are looking for a confident 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 Ellen Mhor

This is a specialist residential service with nursing, supporting up to 12 adults living with learning disabilities and complex needs, and who may have an autistic spectrum condition. The team also supports individuals who have behaviours that may challenge and associated mental or physical health needs. We provide specialist nursing care and support that is tailored to individual needs, promoting independence and community integration.

In Dundee, there are many activities for residents to access, including leisure centres, cinema, theatre, markets, shops and cafés. The team at Ellen Mhor aim to promote individuals’ independence. They do this by working closely with residents to ensure that their wishes, needs and interests are met. Ellen Mhor has regular house meetings where they discuss a wide range of topics from meal planning to arranging their social calendars.

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.


Your day-to-day…

  • Support both management and team members in the day-to-day running of the service
  • Ensure duties are allocated effectively and safely
  • 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 and report 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 PVG check.

Cygnet has been providing a national network of high-quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years. We have built a reputation for delivering pioneering services and outstanding outcomes. Our expert care enables thousands of individuals to consistently make a positive difference to their lives.
 

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