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Support Worker

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

You’ll be working 42 hours a week (12 hour shifts covering days, nights, weekends and bank holidays), making a positive difference to the lives of the people in our care at Cygnet Kensington Gardens.

** You must be able to commit to 24, 36 or 42 hours per week **

Kensington Gardens, based in Darlington, supports individuals who are living with a learning disability and whose behaviours may be perceived as challenging. The service can also support adults who may have associated mental or physical health needs.

Redlands is a large detached house set in a large garden, close to the market town of Darlington. There is a choice of living and dining areas for people to use and a large kitchen for preparing food. Everyone has their own bedroom, which they are supported to decorate and personalise.

At Cygnet, we support our people to grow their careers, gain new skills and keep stepping up.

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…

  • An opening to undertake further learning with our excellent apprenticeship scheme
  • Expert supervision & support
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Enhanced maternity
  • Free Health Cash plan
  • 24 hours free GP support line
  • Free life assurance cover
  • Free eye tests
  • Car lease discounts
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Free mortgage broker and Insurance cover
  • Pension scheme
  • Employee NHS - discount savings & “Cycle to Work” scheme
  • Smart Health Toolkit- Providing you with Fitness Programmes, Nutrition consultation and Health checks

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

Due to restrictions/requirements by the home office we are unfortunately unable to accommodate applicants who require sponsorship for this role.

Support Worker

Darlington, UK
Full Time, Part Time, School Leaver
££15,000 - £20,000

Published on 30 Mar 2022

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