Support Worker - Cygnet Health Care - Old Leigh House - Working for Essex
Salary: £9.60 per hour
Closing date: 07 Aug 2022
Location: Essex
Hours: Full-time
Req ID: 8207
Role: Social Care
About the role

Support Worker - Cygnet Health Care - Old Leigh House

Permanent, Full Time and Bank

£9.60 per hour

Location: Southend on Sea


Essex County Council (ECC) are delighted to be supporting Cygnet Health Care to recruit Support Workers for their residential care home Old Leigh House, Southend-on-Sea.

This is a full time position working 42 hours per week and will require day, evening and weekend working. Bank shifts also available with 12.1% holiday allowance.

Cygnet Health Care was established in 1988. Since then, they have developed a wide range of services for individuals with mental health needs, autism and learning disabilities within the UK. Cygnet Health Care have built a reputation for delivering pioneering services and outstanding outcomes for the people in their care.

Old Leigh House supports men living with a learning disability and complex needs. The team can also support those who have mental and physical health needs, as well as behaviours that may challenge and support those with a history of offending.

Cygnet Health Care are looking for a confident Support Worker with a passion for delivering outstanding care.


  • Offering enhanced care with a flexible learning approach for all the customers
  • Providing guidance & encouragement through physical & emotional support
  • Learn about individuals’ specific needs & provide help in the most appropriate way
  • Assisting with medical & welfare needs
  • Reporting on medical & welfare needs as required
  • Safeguarding
  • Maintaining a safe and clean environment for all


  • Opportunities for further learning with our excellent apprenticeship scheme
  • Flexible working with the opportunity for overtime
  • Regular coaching & appraisal
  • Expert supervision & peer support
  • Employee discount savings & “Cycle to Work” scheme
  • Recruitment referrals

Note: ECC are advertising this role on behalf of Cygnet Health Care and if successful you will be employed by Cygnet Health Care.

As part of employment should your role require a DBS check you will be required to register with the DBS update service. The DBS update service ensures all registered DBS certificates are kept up to date and allows authorised parties to view the status of your certificate. This is an annual subscription, and you will be responsible for ensuring this is maintained. For further information on the DBS update service please go to

Cygnet Health Care is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults, and expects all employees, contractors and volunteers to share its commitment to prevent abuse, harm or exploitation.

Cygnet Health Care Limited applies a robust recruitment vetting process. If you are successful you will need to undergo a Pre-employment Vetting Procedure.

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