Overview

We are currently recruiting Bank Support Workers for Cygnet Hospital Woking which is a private mental health hospital offering a range of secure mental health services for men and women in a purpose-built therapeutic environment where the focus is on maximising positive outcomes and recovery.

As an active member of our dynamic team, you’ll provide support for our nursing staff including the admission, assessment, implementation and discharge of inpatients, with a focus on dignity and safety at all times.

As a bank staff you will work 11 hour shifts and we can offer day, night and weekend shifts to suit your availability and lifestyle. You will also receive full training and Induction.

Apply now to enjoy flexibility while reaping the rewards of providing the very best care and making a huge difference to our service users and their families.

In this role you’ll:

  • Work as part of the Multi-Disciplinary Team to support implementation of the treatments and therapy as per the service users’ care plans.
  • Compliment and provide support to the qualified nurses.
  • Undertake safe observations of patients sometimes on a 1:1 basis or with other staff.
  • Meet the physical and emotional needs of the service users in a caring and empathic manner.
  • Play an active role in maintaining physical and mental wellbeing by providing and supporting individual or group work.
  • Maintain a safe, clean and enjoyable environment to live and work in.
  • Work within Safeguarding guidelines
  • Undertake training in de-escalation and PMVA techniques to support patients with potentially violent or aggressive behaviours towards themselves or others.

We’re looking for people who have:

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to be a good team player
  • Resilience, caring and empathic
  • The sensitivity and energy required to provide a trusting, stimulating and varied lifestyle for the patients
  • A genuine desire to make a real difference in people’s lives
  • A strong, flexible mental aptitude and an ability to cope with the physical demands of the role
  • Flexibility regarding shift patterns and ward changes according to the needs of the hospital

In return we’ll offer you:

  • Full training and Induction
  • Shuttlebus service from Woking train station for those commuting using public transport
  • Regular coaching and support
  • DBS paid
  • Employee Discount Scheme
  • Smart Health Toolkit- Providing you with Fitness Programmes, Nutrition consultation and Health checks
  • Subsidised meals on duty
  • For further details on all our benefits, please visit https://cygnetjobs.co.uk/benefits/ 

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

Job Reference: CYG24711

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