Support Worker – Adult Enabling Unit

Location: Bedford

Hours: Flexible

Salary: £10.00 per hour, plus 30% weekend enhancement

Are you passionate about empowering individuals with mental health issues & learning disabilities, to live more independently? Want to build a career in care?

Then you will be perfect for this role!

As we expand we are looking for female workers to work with a female client within a dedicated team.

If you are sociable, understanding & reliable with great communication skills, and hold similar values to us, we want to hear from you.

  • Caring: show a willingness to care for the other person with patience
  • Compassionatecare about acting with kindness, empathetic & a willingness to help others.
  • Competentstrive for self-improvement by acquiring the knowledge & skills to do your job
  • Mindful of equality & diversity
  • Innovativeembrace new ways of working & learning from experience
  • Professional: take accountability & act in a professional manner
  • Honest, open & transparent

 

All that we require from you is that you are flexible & adaptable and have experience of working with adults who have complex mental health & learning disabilities.

Sounds like you? Then you would be a highly valuable member of the Adult Enablement Units.

Your role will involve providing practical & emotional support to adults with various mental health conditions. You’ll be working within our Adult Enablement Units, with a small group of adults and a wonderful staff team.

You’ll make a huge difference to our client’s life by aiding them in basic duties, including:

  • Supporting the client to access & engage in their local community
  • Accompanying them to appointments, on walks, activity programs etc.
  • Administering medication/supporting medication management
  • Budgeting
  • Enhancing their living skills
  • Providing an evening meal from a set menu
  • Crisis planning/care planning

 

Fantastic Benefits:

  • Flexible working hours to suit you
  • Increased weekend pay
  • Pension Scheme
  • Paid travel time & expenses (where applicable)
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Permanent contract
  • Free extensive training
  • 28 days of annual leave
  • £300 ‘refer-a-friend’ scheme
  • Dedicated & friendly employee support service
  • Staff recognition & awards
  • Highly supportive team

 

If you’d like to become part of the FHHC family, then just submit your CV & we’ll take care of the rest!

Feel free to contact Naomi Coombes on 07970 546799 for more info or an informal chat.