Night Support Worker

Posted 8 November by Cygnet Health Care
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Cygnet Health Care have 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.

Located in Borrowash, Derby, Cygnet Conifers is a specialist short-break respite service for adults with moderate to profound learning disabilities and/or autism.

We are currently recruiting for a night support worker to work as part of a rota and provide guidance, support and encouragement to our residents and help maintain a stable, happy and caring environment that puts the health, safety and welfare of our residents first.

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

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

• Any previous care/support work experience with a similar client group is desirable

In return we’ll offer you:

• Opportunity for overtime

• Employee discount scheme

• DBS paid

• Regular coaching and support

• Opportunity to undertake further learning with our excellent apprenticeship scheme

• Free meals on duty

Hours:

42 hours per week, 12 hour night shifts on a rota basis



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

Reference: 39330091

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