Care Worker - Driver
Could you be one of Cockermouth's next best Care Workers?
At Mears we are committed to providing the best standards of care and support to older and disabled people who would like to continue living in their own homes.
How do we do things at Mears? Our family of Care Workers work as a team, putting people at the heart of what we do.
There are many benefits of working for Mears including a competitive pay rate of £7.83 per hour, a company pension, refer a friend bonus of up to £1000, annual company fun days, ongoing training including certification, extensive induction programme and career progression opportunities.
A Care Worker’s duties will include:
- Personal care
- Prompting and administering medication
- Getting to know your clients and forming great relationships with them
- Meal preparation
- General household tasks including shopping
To be successful as a Care Worker, you will:
- Have a full driving licence and own transport or live in Cockermouth town centre
- Be respectful, empathetic and caring
- Possess good written and verbal communication skills
- Be willing to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check (paid for by Mears)
- Share the Mears Five Behaviours – being motivational, empowering, customer-focused, being a role-model and setting high standards
We have guaranteed hours available including early mornings, evenings and weekends.
Following the successful completion of the Pre Employment Assessment Workshop, you will receive a £300 ‘golden handshake’ if you have experience of working in a domiciliary care setting. If you have experience of working within residential care or a nursing home, you will receive a payment of £250 at the end of a three month period following successfully completing the Care Certificate.
If you share Mears’ passion for making a positive difference in people’s lives, please click apply to be considered for the Care Worker role.