Support Worker

Mears Group Plc

Support Worker

£12.32

Mears Group Plc, Macduff, Aberdeenshire

  • Part time
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Posted 3 weeks ago, 2 Jul | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 19054-REQ0030091

Full Job Description

Hourly rate: £12.32

Support Worker

Macduff and surrounding areas.

Zero hour contracts available, offering an hourly rate £12.32 an hour.

Are you passionate about making a different to a person 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.

About the role:

We are looking for enthusiastic Support Workers to join our team based in Macduff. Due to the nature of the role and the rural locations, it is a necessity for the successful Support Workers to hold a UK driving license.

The successful Support Workers will be focused on Person Centred Care and put the service user at the centre of all you do. The forefront of our delivery is to put the service user first and facilitate them to have their own independence. You will support people out in the community, going to clubs, activities, appointments and much more.

What can you expect:

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Day trips out

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Supporting with hobbies and activities

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Clubs

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Part time work

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Social trips to restaurants and Pubs

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Shopping trips

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Arts and Crafts

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Sports games; Football, Rugby etc

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Gardening

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Supporting with personal care needs

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Supporting with daily chaos

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.

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

Benefits:

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Cost of PVG covered

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Enrolment onto SVQ level 2 after successful completion of your 6 month probation.

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Care Worker of the Month financial award

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Refer a friend scheme (total award up to £1000)

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Excellent training

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Pension scheme

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Cycle to work scheme

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Eye test vouchers

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Employee Assistance Programme (Access to Free counselling service)

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Wellbeing service (Access to trained mental health & wellbeing advisors)

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Mears Annual Family Fun Day for you and your family to places like Blairdrummond Safari Park, M&Ds Themepark, fully paid for including lunch

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Mears Rewards - A performance recognition platform whereby you can be rewarded in high street vouchers

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Family friendly policy to include enhanced maternity/paternity leave and much more.

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20K free life cover

Role Criteria

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Enthusiasm

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Passion

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Compassion

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The ability to show dignity and respect to our service users

If you have what it take to make a difference to someone life and have the passion to go above and beyond, we need to hear from you!

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

Mears Group was recognised for its commitment to workplace excellence ranking 8th in the UK's Best Large Companies to Work for list!

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 DBS/Security checks either before or upon commencement of employment.