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Day Support Worker
Ref: CYG12905

Location
Devon Lodge, SO30 2FL
Salary
£9.69 per hour rising to £10.20 after probation (£21,840 per annum after probation)
Hours
Full Time
Closing date
Monday 31 May 2021

Cygnet Health Care have been providing a national network of high quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years.

Devon Lodge is a 12 bed specialist residential service for adults with autism who may present with behaviours that challenge. We aim to provide a safe, comfortable and effective care environment for those in our care.

We are currently recruiting for day support workers to support our residents in the provision of care ensuring Individuals retain as much of their dignity and individuality as possible as well as being involved in the general activities of the home. 

In this role you’ll:

  • Offer enhanced care with a flexible learning approach for all our residents
  • Work in the residential area, providing guidance and encouragement to residents through physical and emotional support
  • Maintain a safe, clean and enjoyable environment for our residents to live in, which will involve undertaking some domestic duties and complying with policies and procedures
  • Assist residents with their medical and welfare needs and report as required
  • Safeguard residents
  • Learn about individuals’ specific needs and provide help in the most appropriate way
  • Follow and learn specific behavioural support techniques
  • Work alongside multi-disciplinary professionals such a psychology, psychiatry and occupational therapy

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 residents
  • A genuine desire to make a real difference in people’s lives
  • Flexibility to work 12 hour shifts on a rota basis

In return we’ll offer you:

  • Full training and Induction
  • Employee Discount Scheme
  • DBS paid
  • Regular coaching and support
  • Opportunity to undertake further learning with our excellent apprenticeship scheme
  • Free meals on duty
  • Free parking at site
  • Blue light card- NHS discounts- A wide range of offers from categories such as holidays, rail travel, cars, days out, fashion, gifts, insurance, phones and many other items.

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

 

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