Support Worker

Recruiter
Mears
Location
Livingston
Salary
£15,000 - £19,999
Posted
10 Nov 2019
Closes
13 Nov 2019
Ref
1326414199
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Hourly rate: £9.00
Have you got a passion with caring for others, while being a part of a growing community that values its employees?

Mears Care are looking for Support Workers to demonstrate their skills and become part of a company who respects your hard work and dedication towards our local community.

As a Support Worker within the Supported Living Service you will provide support and care to individuals with a learning disability. You will support them to live the lives that they want and to live in their own home. You will work as an integral part of a team, providing excellent standards of support and care. Your work as a support worker may involve you working on a 1 to 1 basis with service users or as part of a bigger team providing support to individuals at any given time. We are looking to broaden our team with a new member working of around 21 hours per week.

Main responsibilities:
  • To help the people we support to participate fully in the day to day management of their home
  • To help people to develop and maintain friendships within the local community
  • To help people to achieve the outcomes and goals/dreams as detailed in their Personal Plans
  • To assist the people we support to participate in social recreational and leisure activities
  • To help the person we support to adapt and improve their Personal Plan
  • To provide sleepover and night time cover if required

Personal responsibilities:
  • To encourage positive attitude toward the people we support
  • To work in a flexible way recognizing the individual needs of the people we support
  • To communicate clearly with colleagues so that our services operate effectively

What we offer:
  • Full initial training to include our 12 week Employment Engagement Programme
  • Flexible hours with part time options & guaranteed hours available.
  • 28 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • Access to Mears Rewards giving you discounts on various high street brands, household bills, holidays and more!
  • If you have more than 12 months experience as a domiciliary care worker you will receive a £300 golden handshake.
  • Excellent career progression opportunities
  • Refer a friend bonus of up to £1000!
  • Annual company fun days where you and your family can have a day out completely on us once a year.

If you share our passion for making a positive difference to people's lives then please apply now!