Support Worker

Wigan, Greater Manchester, England
WN3
Cygnet £10.75 - 10.75 Per hour Full time Save This Job
Pay
£10.75 - 10.75 Per hour
Hours
Full time
Contract
Permanent
Role
Studying
Posted
7 Feb 2024
Closes
8 Mar 2024

Job Description

We are looking for a confident Support Worker with a passion for delivering outstanding care, to join us at Cygnet. Due to the needs of our service user, we are looking for females only. 

You’ll be working 42 hours a week, both days and nights, making a positive difference to the lives of the people in our care at Townfield Avenue WN4 9PD, one of our Supported Living Services.

Shift pattern (2 weeks days/ 2 weeks nights)
Week 1: Monday, Tuesday, Saturday, Sunday 
Week 2: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 

We support individuals with learning disabilities, autism, mental health needs and behaviours that challenge. Individuals are supported to hold their own tenancy agreement with a registered housing association. Individuals who are interested in living here may have previously been detained within a hospital setting and are ready for a step down placement within their local community.

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…

  • 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 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. 

Ref: 34780

Job Details

Support Worker

Wigan, Greater Manchester, Englandd Cygnet
Pay
£10.75 - 10.75 Per hour
Job level
Studying
Hours
Full time
Posted
7 Feb 2024
Type
Permanent
Closes
8 Mar 2024

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