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Health Care Support Worker posted by Cygnet Health Care

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Health Care Support Worker

Job Reference: J103-A-20-17880

Cygnet Health Care



£8.21 rising to £ 8.40 p/h after passing probation

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.

Make a bigger difference to your career and to patient care with us.

Cygnet Hospital Bierley specialises in intensive psychiatric care and treating personality disorders. We provide care across four specialist wards, including psychiatric intensive care, specialist female personality disorder service and a low security ward for women, and a men-only Low Secure Ward. In line with our focus on recovery and reintegration, our hospital is ideally located for access to local community facilities and step down settings within the Cygnet family. We are looking for Healthcare Support Worker for Cygnet Bierley Hospital.

In this role you will have the following responsibilities:

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 have 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

*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 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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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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Contact Name:
Ahlam Mahamed

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