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Healthcare Support Worker

Job Reference: J103-A-19-15198

Employer:
Cygnet Health Care
Department:
CAMHS Sheffield
Location:
Sheffield
Salary:
£16,052.60 per annum

Give your career a positive change.

 

At Cygnet Hospital 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 Sheffield offers low secure and locked rehabilitation services for women and CAMHS services for male and female adolescents over four distinct wards.

Cygnet Hospital Sheffield provides specialist services for young people primarily referred from CAHMS acute services. Patients present a high level of risk which cannot be managed in a CAHMS General Adolescent Unit.

Working 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 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.

High performers will be welcome to apply for the Senior support worker roles as and when they arise.

This role is on ashiftrota basis:includes working days/nights/weekends and Bank Holidays.

 

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

•Subsidised meals on duty

•Comprehensive employee assistance programme and discount centre

•Health Cash Plan

 

We Offer a comprehensive 2 Week Induction and Training Package for all Health Care Support Workers and candidates based on our Adolescent ward receive an extra week of CAMHS specific training prior to starting.

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.

 

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

 

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

 




Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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.



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