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There are varied shifts, but most are 12 hour shifts. Usually there is a 2 week rota - staff will work 3 days then have 4 off and the following week work 4 days have 3 off.
Please note we are happy to look at part time hours too.

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Manage don’t care about you ,tell lies to motivate you

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Yes - staff get paid for training.

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Once interviewed, and if successful, they are verbally offered the position applied for.
A conditional offer letter and contract is sent within 48hrs.
We then have to complete pre-employment checks, proof of ID, right to work and make sure an Enhanced DBS is completed.
The site administrator will then give the new starter a start date to aim for...

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Typically, between 37.5 to 42 hours at most sites

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Https://www.cygnetjobs.co.uk/how-we-hire/

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A set of competency based interviews designed to bring out the experience of the candidate and if they are not experienced, the values of the candidate.
These values should be strongly linked to our values.
https://www.cygnethealth.co.uk/about/our-values/

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Do your homework on Cygnet (https://www.cygnethealth.co.uk/) and the type of Hospital or Residential site you are applying to and who we care for.
Arrive ahead of time but if you do get delayed, please let the site or recruiter know.
Ensure you are smartly presented and...
smile!

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Shortened or no lunch break even though we work from 07.30 to 20.00
Don't get out on time but don't get any extra for staying late. Always short of staff. Has come to light that staff on my ward get more wages but have less experience. We also do the same job.

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Https://www.cygnetjobs.co.uk/working-here/

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