Bespoke Support Worker (Adult Services)

Cygnet Health Care
Closing date
10 Jun 2022

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Job Sector
Care & Social Work
Contract Type
Full Time
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Minimum 2 years experience as a support worker in a similar environment is essential.

We now have an exciting opportunity to join a small team of dedicated, experienced and passionate staff to support complex patients with a long standing history of Challenging Behaviour that includes Violence, Aggression and Poor Engagement in Activities. 

Joining Cygnet brings with it an exciting opportunity to make a real difference to peoples lives on a daily basis, whilst also bringing with it unrivalled benefits including blue light discount, high street shopping vouchers and extensive training and progression opportunities

You’ll be working 40 hours a week (12 hour shifts covering nights, days and weekends), making a positive difference to the lives of the people in our care at Cygnet Hospital Bury. 

Cygnet Hospital Bury provides a wide range of inpatient mental health services for men and women including specialist deaf services and CAMHS provision for adolescents & is currently rated 'Good' by CQC

At Cygnet, we support our people to grow their careers, gain new skills and keep stepping up. 

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

Your day-to-day…

Are able to understand PBS plan working; 
Are confident and able to maintain a consistent approach and re inforce boundaries as part of a PBS plan; 
Staff will be provided with Case Presentation/Regular Supervision, Reflective Practice and relevant training. 
To provide a unique individualised care package that will enhance the patient’s quality of life with the aim to move towards a successful discharge. Should the Pilot be successful we will consider to roll this out to other EPCsYou are…

Genuinely driven with a desire to make a real difference in people’s lives
An excellent communicator & a good team player
Have a minimum of 2 - 3 years’ experience in Acute, Rehabilitation, Mental Health, Learning Disabilities or forensic psychiatry; 
Have previous experience in supporting individuals with challenging behaviour that includes violence, aggression and require high levels of support engagement in activities; 
Sensitive & intuitive with the energy required to provide a trusting, stimulating & varied environment
Passionate about empowering & supporting service user independenceWhy 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 referralsA career at Cygnet comes with excellent benefits. Whether it’s saving you money on the high street, with healthcare, holidays & leisure – or securing your future with professional development and a pension – we support you to be happy both in & out of work.

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

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

Cygnet Health Care 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. 

If you are interested in the role please click apply or email (url removed)
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