Day Support Worker

Recruiter
Cygnet Health Care
Location
Macclesfield, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Jul 2019
Closes
02 Aug 2019
Ref
1192707259
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
In this role you'll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users & their families.

We are looking for professional, ambitious and passionate individuals to provide care and support to our service users ensuring individuals retain as much of their dignity and individuality as possible as well as being involved in the general activities of the home.

Broughton Lodge is a 20 bed specialist residential service for adults with autism and who may present with behaviours that challenge. We aim to provide a safe, comfortable and effective care environment for those in our care, promoting independence and community integration.

If you're passionate about what you do, we want to talk to you!

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Your Day-to-Day...
  • You'll be working 42 hours a week on a rota basis in a residential setting with adults with autism and learning difficulties.
  • Offer enhanced care with a flexible learning approach for all our service users, patients & residents
  • Provide guidance and 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 residents
  • Maintain a safe and clean environment for all

You are...
  • Genuinely driven with a desire to make a real difference in people's lives
  • An excellent communicator and a good team player
  • Sensitive and intuitive with the energy required to provide a trusting, stimulating & varied environment
  • Helping to empower & support service user independence.
  • Flexible to work 12 hour shift patterns on a rota basis including weekends
  • A driver with own transport due to rural location of the home

Why Cygnet? We'll offer you...
  • Full training and Induction
  • An opening to undertake further learning with our excellent apprenticeship scheme
  • Regular coaching & appraisal
  • Expert supervision & peer support
  • Employee discount savings & "Cycle to Work" scheme
  • Recruitment referrals
  • Wellbeing centre with exercises, recipes, financial and mental health advice

Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

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