In this role you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users & their families.
Cygnet Hospital Derby provides low secure and mental health rehabilitation care based on the Recovery Model.
We are currently recruiting for Care and Support workers for Litchurch Ward, which is our male low secure service and can support up to 15 men who have mental health or dual / multiple diagnosis needs.
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.
In this role you’ll :
Work with a DBT Based Model on a Ward with Dedicated Psychology Input
Offer enhanced care with a flexible learning approach for all our patients
Work with Females with Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorders to build better lives
Work in a Low Secure Environment
Assist patients with their medical and welfare needs and report as required
Learn about individuals’ specific needs and provide help in the most appropriate way.
We're looking for people who have :
Excellent communication skills and the ability to be a good team player
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
NVQ level 1 or 2 in a relevant care setting is preferable but not essential
In return, you’ll receive a competitive salary and a range of benefits including :
Fantastic Learning / Training Opportunities
Employee Discount Scheme
Regular coaching and support
Contributory pension scheme
Health Cash Plan
Subsidised meals on duty
Good Transport Links & Close to centre of Derby
Please note : successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.