Support Worker Home Care

Recruiter
Mears Group Plc
Location
Dalkeith
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
10 Apr 2018
Closes
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
**Mears is one of the leading Home Care providers within the Clackmannanshire area with a reputation for providing outstanding care and support for our service users.** (/Home/ActivateAccount?guid=132f4fb9-db1b-45e7-b724-2cc8cf01d8cd)

**Due to rapid growth within the company we are now looking for people that share our values and work ethic to join our team

We Offer:-**

* Excellent pay rates (/Home/ActivateAccount?guid=132f4fb9-db1b-45e7-b724-2cc8cf01d8cd)
* Extensive training (/Home/ActivateAccount?guid=132f4fb9-db1b-45e7-b724-2cc8cf01d8cd)
* The opportunity to complete the SVQ Health and Social Care qualification Level 2 and upwards (/Home/ActivateAccount?guid=132f4fb9-db1b-45e7-b724-2cc8cf01d8cd)
* Company annual fun days (/Home/ActivateAccount?guid=132f4fb9-db1b-45e7-b724-2cc8cf01d8cd)
* Child care voucher scheme (/Home/ActivateAccount?guid=132f4fb9-db1b-45e7-b724-2cc8cf01d8cd)
* Flexible working patterns (/Home/ActivateAccount?guid=132f4fb9-db1b-45e7-b724-2cc8cf01d8cd)
* Excellent career prospects (/Home/ActivateAccount?guid=132f4fb9-db1b-45e7-b724-2cc8cf01d8cd)
* Access to the Mears Advantage money saving scheme (/Home/ActivateAccount?guid=132f4fb9-db1b-45e7-b724-2cc8cf01d8cd)
* 24 hour access to Mears Assist employee support hotline (/Home/ActivateAccount?guid=132f4fb9-db1b-45e7-b724-2cc8cf01d8cd)

**The role of a support worker includes:-** (/Home/ActivateAccount?guid=132f4fb9-db1b-45e7-b724-2cc8cf01d8cd)

* Providing personal care and support to clients including washing, bathing and toileting (/Home/ActivateAccount?guid=132f4fb9-db1b-45e7-b724-2cc8cf01d8cd)
* Healthcare, including assisting the service user to take medication as appropriate (/Home/ActivateAccount?guid=132f4fb9-db1b-45e7-b724-2cc8cf01d8cd)
* Providing practical support and domestic tasks including laundry, cleaning, shopping and preparing and cooking meals (/Home/ActivateAccount?guid=132f4fb9-db1b-45e7-b724-2cc8cf01d8cd)
* Accompanying individuals in social activities and assist in developing and maintaining the social interests of the individual (/Home/ActivateAccount?guid=132f4fb9-db1b-45e7-b724-2cc8cf01d8cd)
* Providing specialised care for clients with more complex needs if required (/Home/ActivateAccount?guid=132f4fb9-db1b-45e7-b724-2cc8cf01d8cd)

**Requirements:-**

* As we provide such high quality training past experience in the care industry is an advantage but not essential. (/Home/ActivateAccount?guid=132f4fb9-db1b-45e7-b724-2cc8cf01d8cd)
* A passion for making a positive difference in people's lives
* Good written and verbal communication skills
* Wanting to build a career in care.
* Be able to provide a minimum of 3 references
* Drivers preferred but not essential

Salary - £8.75/hour based on service user contact time

Job Type - Full or part time
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