Care and Support Worker

Job Reference: 003744

Location: Conifers

Closing Date: 30/04/2019

Salary: £8.21 per hour

Employment Type: Permanent

Hours Per week: 42

Choose a career that inspires people. 

Progress your career as a valued member of one of the most respected and supportive teams in the healthcare sector. In helping us deliver outstanding healthcare you’ll be making a real difference to residents and their families every single day, with support from the organisation and your colleagues every step of the way.
Cygnet Conifers located in Borrowash, Derby provides high quality short-break respite care for adults with moderate to profound learning disabilities. We offer a variety of activities for our guests to enjoy and to choose from. These include community outings, group activities, sensory therapy, 1:1 activities or just relaxing indoors by listening to music.

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 for our residents to live in, which will involve undertaking some domestic duties and complying with policies and procedures
• 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
• Flexibilty to work 12 hour shift patterns on a rota basis

In return we’ll offer you:

• Opportunity for overtime
• Employee Discount Scheme
• DBS paid
• Regular coaching and support
• Free meals on duty
• Free parking at site
Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.