Care and Support Worker
cygnet health care
Derby, UK
6d ago

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
  • Safeguard patients
  • 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
  • DBS paid
  • Regular coaching and support
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Subsidised meals on duty
  • Good Transport Links & Close to centre of Derby
  • Free Parking
  • Please note : successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

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