Support Worker

Mears Group Plc

Support Worker

Salary Not Specified

Mears Group Plc, Alva, Clackmannanshire

  • Full time
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Posted 2 weeks ago, 22 Jun | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 19054-REQ0030028

Full Job Description

Hourly rate: £12.32

Support Worker

Stirling, Falkirk and Clackmannanshire- Driving license and access to a car are essential for this role.

Recently increased hourly rate to £12.32 an hour.

Are you passionate about making a difference to a person’s life? Would you like the opportunity to provide an individual with a better quality of life?

Mears is a company uniquely placed to address the major challenges in housing and social care industries. We are a market leader in providing housing services to the affordable housing sector, and a major presence in supported living and deliver a high standard of Care Services, enabling older and disabled people to continue living in their own homes.

Role Criteria:

We are looking for enthusiastic Support Workers to join our team based in Alva.

The successful Support Workers will support in a range of tasks such as; household tasks and maintenance of tenancy, personal care, support with medication, nutrition and activities. Some of our service users like to complete activities such as…..

* Art and crafts
* Bowling
* Going for journeys in the car
* Outdoor and Indoor sport activities
* Activities based at the Alva Office
* Swimming
* Coffee mornings

We have a range of different service users ranging from 1 hour support up to 24 hour support with various shift patterns.

Our Support Workers experience variety and a huge sense of reward and achievement in their daily activities where no two days are the same and we place huge emphasis on the fact that our customers are individuals, at Mears Supported Living we feel everyone deserves to be treated as such.

Our main priority for this job role is to find the right people with the right values, skills attitudes that match our own! We’re seeking to recruit some great new support workers; people with the right values and behaviours to work in our care service – could this be you?

You don’t need to have previous experience in this field, nor do you need qualifications – we’re happy to work with you to help you become an excellent care worker. Above all we want someone that shares in our values.

All our roles require candidates to have the entitlement to work within the UK, Mears- does not currently offer visa sponsorship.

Benefits:

* Cost of PVG covered
* Up to £20,000 life cover
* Enrolment onto SVQ level 2 after successful completion of your 6 month probation.
* Care Worker of the Month financial award
* Refer a friend scheme (total award up to £1000)
* Excellent training
* Pension scheme
* Cycle to work scheme
* Eye test vouchers
* Employee Assistance Programme (Access to Free counselling service)
* Wellbeing service (Access to trained mental health & wellbeing advisors)
* Mears Annual Family Fun Day for you and your family to places like Blairdrummond Safari Park, M&Ds Themepark, fully paid for including lunch
* Mears Rewards - A performance recognition platform whereby you can be rewarded in high street vouchers
* Family friendly policy to include enhanced maternity/paternity leave and much more.
* 20K free life cover

If you feel you have skills needed, please apply below via the link. For any further questions please contact Vickie on vickie.rudge@mearsgroup.co.uk, quoting the job reference number.

Mears Group is a Disability confident employer and recognises our people as our greatest asset, we hire individuality, recognising and valuing everyone is individual and ensuring equal access to opportunities for all regardless of social economic background or individual make up.

Candidates should be aware that all our roles are subject to relevant PVG/Security checks either before or upon commencement of employment.