Hourly rate: £12.32 Support Worker West Lothian Hourly rate of £12.32 an hour. Due to a new contract win, we are looking for Support Workers in West Lothian. This is a brand new, purpose built...

Hourly rate: £12.32

Support Worker

West Lothian

Hourly rate of £12.32 an hour.

Due to a new contract win, we are looking for Support Workers in West Lothian.

This is a brand new, purpose built building to eventually house 16 service users, in their own individual flats.

"We are Mears Supported Living Ltd, providing support to individuals. We provide a range of care and support services to people out in the community and in their own homes."

This service will offer a number of 24 hour packages for our service users. This role is to cover a 24hr shift rotation and you will be specifically required to support and assist the Service Users with specific care packages. Shifts to include 08:00am - 20:00pm and 20:00pm - 08:00am, some flexibility may be offered.

We are now looking to cover support for our next service user. This young gentleman is 20years old, has autism, learning disability and suffers from anxiety. Specific training will be provided to all successful candidates and care plans will obtain detailed information about all of our service users.

"Due to the nature of this contract, restraint training will be provided, to be suitable for this training you MUST have a 100% fit bill of health and be able to participate in the practical elements of the course."

We can offer some flexibility on these shifts, as well as part time and full time hours, zero hour and contracted hour contracts.

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.

Role Criteria:

  • Support staff or service users in any way needed.

  • Prompting with general hygiene

  • Encourage healthy eating

  • Offer support where needed

  • Monitor building and service users within the building

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

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

  • Incentive payment for experienced care workers (£345)

  • Care Worker of the Month financial award

  • Refer a friend scheme (total award £1000)

  • Family friendly policies include enhanced maternity/paternity leave and more

  • 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 vouchers20K 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 DBS/Security checks either before or upon commencement of employment.

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