Care and Support Worker
Devon Lodge

Job Reference: 003378

Location: Devon Lodge

Closing Date: 30/04/2019

Salary: £8.90 p/h rising to £9.25 p/h post probation

Employment Type: Permanent

Hours Per week: 42

Give your career a positive change.

At Cygnet Health Care you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on residents 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 residents’ care with us.

Devon Lodge is a 12 bed specialist residential service for adults with autism and who may present with behaviours that challenge. We aim to provide a safe, comfortable and effective care environment for those in our care, promoting independence and community integration.

In this role you’ll:

Offer enhanced care with a flexible learning approach for all our residents
Work in the residential area, providing guidance and encouragement to residents through physical and emotional support
Maintain a safe, clean and enjoyable environment to live and work in
Assist residents with their medical and welfare needs and report as required
Safeguard residents
Learn about individuals’ specific needs and provide help in the most appropriate way.

We're looking for people who have:

Excellent communication skills and the ability to be a good team player
The sensitivity and energy required to provide a trusting, stimulating and varied lifestyle for the residents
A genuine desire to make a real difference in people’s lives

In return we’ll offer you:

Opportunity for overtime
Employee Discount Scheme
DBS paid
Free uniform
Regular coaching and support
Opportunity to undertake further learning with our excellent apprenticeship scheme
Free meals on duty.
 
Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.
 
 

 

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