Day Shift Leader

Employer
Cygnet Health Care
Location
Lincoln
Salary
£11.10 an hour plus £100 per month travel allowance
Closing date
30 Jun 2022

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Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Service
Learning Disability
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Job Details

We are looking for a professional, ambitious and confident Shift Leader who is able to lead on shifts and assist in the day to day management of the home, including supervision of staff and rotas, administration tasks and providing support to people who live at the service.

Main duties of the job

Offer enhanced care with a flexible learning approach for all our service users, patients & residents Take the lead on shifts and support unit manager run shifts Undertake formal supervision of support workers and support induction for new workers Provide guidance and encouragement through physical & emotional support Learn about individuals specific needs & provide help in the most appropriate way Assist residents with medical, hygiene and welfare needs and complete relevant administration and reports as required regarding medication or safeguarding Safeguard residents Maintain a safe and clean environment for all

About us

Cygnet Health Care was established in 1988. Since then we have developed a wide range of services for individuals with mental health needs, autism and learning disabilities within the UK. We have built a reputation for delivering pioneering services and outstanding outcomes for the people in our care. Our expert and highly dedicated care team of 10 000 employees empower 2864 individuals across 150 services to consistently make a positive difference to their lives, through service-user focused care and rehabilitation.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Broughton House is a 29 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.

We are looking for a professional, ambitious and confident Shift Leader who is able to lead on shifts and assist in the day to day management of the home, including supervision of staff and rotas, administration tasks and providing support to people who live at the service.

Youll be working 12 hours shift patterns, 7.45am -7.45pm on a rolling rota and must be a car driver with own transport due to the location of the home and lack of public transport.You will also recieve £100 per monthfuel allowance (up to £1,200 per annum).

If youre passionate about what you do, we would love to hear from you.

Your Day-to-Day
  • Offer enhanced care with a flexible learning approach for all our service users, patients & residents
  • Take the lead on shifts and support unit manager run shifts
  • Undertake formal supervision of support workers and support induction for new workers
  • Provide guidance and encouragement through physical & emotional support
  • Learn about individuals specific needs & provide help in the most appropriate way
  • Assist residents with medical, hygiene and welfare needs and complete relevant administration and reports as required regarding medication or safeguarding
  • Safeguard residents
  • Maintain a safe and clean environment for all

We're looking for people who have:
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills and the ability to be a good team player
  • Basic understanding / knowledge of learning disabilities and mental health.
  • Sensitive and intuitive with the energy required to provide a trusting, stimulating & varied environment
  • Helping to empower & support service user independence.
  • Flexible to work 12 hour shift patterns on a rota basis including weekends
  • NVQ level 2 or equivalent in a relevant care setting is preferable but not essential

Why Cygnet? Well offer you
  • Full training and Induction
  • An opening to undertake further learning with our excellent apprenticeship scheme
  • Regular coaching & appraisal
  • Expert supervision & peer support
  • Free parking at site and Free meals on duty
  • Recruitment referrals
  • Blue light card- NHS discounts- A wide range of offers from categories such as holidays, rail travel, cars, days out, fashion, gifts, insurance, phones and many other items.

Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.
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Company

Empowering people and making a positive difference

Cygnet Health Care was established in 1988. Since then we have developed a wide range of services for individuals with mental health needs within the UK. We have built a reputation for delivering pioneering services and outstanding outcomes for the people in our care. At Cygnet Health Care you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users and their families. Our purpose is to care, enable & make a positive difference. Our vision is to be the preferred provider & employer of choice in our sector.

Our great team believe in -

  • Togetherness
  • Patients, service users & their families are at the heart of what we do
  • Making a real difference in people's lives
  • Building caring relationships to improve mental health

Dedicated people who change lives together

At Cygnet, our people work across many different teams that pull together to achieve excellent outcomes for those in our care. So wherever your strengths lie, you can make the most of them with us – and enjoy a rewarding career that makes a significant difference to others.

Join one of our dedicated teams and be part of something meaningful:

  • Leadership Team
  • Doctors & Consultants Team
  • Nursing Team
  • Allied Health & Psychology Team
  • Education Team
  • Care & Support Team
  • Hospitality & Non-clinical Team

 

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