Healthcare Support Worker

Recruiter
Cygnet Health Care
Location
Sheffield
Salary
£20,000 - £24,999
Posted
19 Feb 2019
Closes
23 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Give your career a positive change.

At Cygnet Health you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients and their families. You’ll be exposed to all kinds of new challenges and responsibilities, to ensure you continue learning and developing as you go.
As part of an organisation with an outstanding reputation for innovation in the sector, you’ll benefit from a vibrant culture tailored to help you thrive, whatever your level or career goals.
Make a bigger difference to your career and to patient care with us.

Cygnet Hospital Wyke offers a range of mental health services for men including acute and psychiatric intensive care along with a specialist locked service for older men who continue to present behavioural challenges. Cygnet Wyke has 3 diffrent wards:

•Austen Ward – Male PICU – 14 beds
•Branwell Ward – Male Emergency Admission Acute – 19 beds
•Anderson Ward – Female Emergency Admission Acute – 18 beds

We are seeking a Health Care Support Worker to join us at Cygnet Wyke. Cygnet Wyke is a locked-door service that support patients with diffrent Mental Health conditions and Challenging Behaviours. As an active member of our dynamic MDT, you'll provide support for our nursing staff including the admission, assessment, implementation and discharge of inpatients, with a focus on dignity and safety at all times. You'll bring with you a sound level of literacy and numeracy skills and preferably an NVQ level 2/3 in a relevant care setting. With some experience working in a secure a psychiatry service you'll have a good level of physical fitness and a strong, flexible mental aptitude in order to meet the demands of the role. Demonstrating the abilities, experience and skills needed to deal effectively with challenging situations, you have an active interest in developing your knowledge and skills.

In return, you’ll receive a competitive salary and a range of benefits including:

•Teaching and CPD programmes
•Generous study and exam leave
•Financial support for further training and personal development
•Active participation in clinical governance
•Appraisal and peer supervision
•Possible rotation between services
•Contributory pension scheme
•Free life insurance
•Comprehensive employee assistance programme and discount centre
•Health Cash Plan

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the people within our care. All candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS and reference check and an offer of employment will be subject to successful clearance.

Ready to make a positive change? Please click on the ‘apply now’ link below.

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