Overview

We are looking for confident Support Workers with a passion for delivering outstanding care.

You’ll be working 38.5 hours a week, mixture of days and nights (between 7:30am – 8pm and 7:30pm – 8:00am), making a positive difference to the lives of the people in our care at Cygnet Hospital Maidstone, on Saltwood Ward.

Cygnet Hospital Maidstone is our state-of-the-art, 63 bed mental health facility for adults situated in the Kent Medical Campus in Maidstone.

You will be working on Saltwood Ward which is a 16 bed low secure service for men with enduring mental illness, including those with a personality disorder.

The service is provided in a joint working arrangement with Kent and Medway Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, and promotes shared understanding and practice which allows for opportunities of shared learning and shared excellence.

At Cygnet, our perks go way beyond pension schemes and excellent professional development.

You’ll also enjoy shopping, travel and leisure discounts – as well as a range of healthcare and financial benefits – to support you to be happy both in and out of work. 

Apply now to enjoy excellent career prospects while reaping the rewards of making a difference to others – every day. 


Your day-to-day…

  • Offer enhanced care with a flexible learning approach for all the people in our care
  • Provide guidance & encouragement through physical & emotional support
  • Learn about individuals’ specific needs & provide help in the most appropriate way
  • Assist with medical & welfare needs 
  • Report on medical & welfare needs as required 
  • Safeguard
  • Maintain a safe, clean environment for all

Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

  • Opportunities for further learning with our excellent apprenticeship scheme
  • Flexible working with the opportunity for overtime
  • Regular coaching & appraisal
  • Expert supervision & peer support
  • Employee discount savings & “Cycle to Work” scheme
  • Recruitment referrals

You are…

  • Genuinely driven with a desire to make a real difference in people’s lives
  • An excellent communicator & a good team player
  • Sensitive & intuitive with the energy required to provide a trusting, stimulating & varied environment
  • Passionate about empowering & supporting service user independence

Successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

Cygnet Health Care has 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.
 

Job Reference: CYG28367

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