Overview

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

You’ll be working 42 hours a week, making a positive difference to the lives of the people in our care at Wallace Hospital.

Due to the genuine occupational need, we are only able to accept female applicants for this role.

Situated in a residential area of Dundee, Cygnet Wallace Hospital is a 10 bed specialist high dependency complex care service providing assessment and treatment for individuals with learning disabilities, with or without autistic spectrum disorder, as well as complex needs and behaviours. The team can also support those who have additional mental or physical health needs, as well as those who have been detained under the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act. We accept emergency referrals and the team are experienced in managing them quickly and efficiently to ensure transition for service users is as smooth as possible.

The team at Cygnet Wallace Hospital work towards discharge from the point of admission, ensuring they work with service users to create their own pathway to the community and more independent living. The integrated care pathways ensure each individual is supported to reach their full potential.

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…

Support both management and team members in the day-to-day running of the service
Ensure duties are allocated effectively and safely
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 and report 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 PVG check.

Cygnet has been providing a national network of high-quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years. We have built a reputation for delivering pioneering services and outstanding outcomes. Our expert care enables thousands of individuals to consistently make a positive difference to their lives.

Job Reference: CYG36656

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