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Support Worker
Ref: CYG12612

Shear Meadow
Up to £10.55 p/h (£21,944 p.a)
Full Time
Closing date
Friday 19 March 2021

We are looking for a confident Care & Support Worker with a passion for delivering outstanding care.

You’ll be working 12 hour day shifts, making a positive difference to the lives of the people in our care at Cygnet Shear Meadow.

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…

  • 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
Location Information

Shear Meadow is a a residential service providing outcome focused care for adults with learning disabilities, who may have behaviours that challenge and associated complex needs.

Shear Meadow is a four bed home, comprising of four one-bed apartments, with spacious communal areas and an enclosed garden. All bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms. There are separate plots where service users can grow their own vegetables and plants.

The home is on the outskirts of the town of Hemel Hempstead, and within walking distance of the village of Bourne End in Hertfordshire. There are pleasant walks along the Grand Union Canal and Hemel Hempstead town centre offers a good selection of local shops and amenities. For local shops and pubs, Bourne End is only a few minutes’ walk away. Hemel Hempstead is easily accessible by both road and rail.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions