Senior Support Worker

Job Description

Hourly rate: £12.92

Senior Support Worker


Part Time- Consisting of 20hrs a week. Timings will depend on the tasks required of you each week.

This is not a Monday to Friday 9-5 role, flexibility however will work both ways.

We are offering an hourly rate of £12.92 and your millage between calls.

We are one of the UK's leading housing and care providers offering solutions to both the private and public sectors with over 6,500 employees. We operate a Partners for Purpose approach to business supporting our clients helping to develop, fund and implement their placemaking ambitions. A career with Mears Group means putting people at the heart of what we do every day. 

Mears Care have a dedicated team who respects your hard work and dedication towards our local community. The team is highly committed to providing the best standards of care and support to the local community and purpose-built buildings and to enable our service users to continue living in their own homes. 

About the Role:

  • To ensure the care team understands the importance of their actions
  • To carry out spot checks and observations
  • To  attend Social Worker meetings
  • To carry out Audits
  • To monitor high standards of work performance in Service Users home.
  • To maintain confidentiality throughout the service according to legal requirements.
  • To report promptly any concerns, complaints or grievances to their line manager / Registered Manager.
  • To have an active awareness of personal responsibilities and accountability for helping to ensure that a safe working environment is maintained in accordance with legislation.
  • To participate in the on-call rota as required.
  • To participate in emergency and holiday cover when required.
  • To report to Line Manager the progress of individuals, incidents that have occurred and general observations where necessary and at team meetings.

Role Criteria

  • Previous experience within the care sector is essential for this role.
  • SVQ Level 2 qualification and are willing to work towards SVQ level 3.
  • Driving licence and access to own vehicle
  • The ability to be flexible with their working hours. 

Benefits we can offer you:

  • Cost of PVG covered
  • Mears Annual Family Fun Day for you and your family to places like Blairdrummond Safari Park, M&Ds Themepark, fully paid for including lunch
  • Volunteering Leave - Mears supports employees to undertake paid volunteering in the community, in support of our social value commitment.
  • Incentive payment for experienced care workers (£345)
  • Care Worker of the Month financial award
  • Staff perks with Mears Rewards - discounts of up to 10% weekly groceries, holidays, eye test vouchers, Share save scheme, plus much more
  • Family friend policies
  • Refer a friend scheme (total award £1000)
  • 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 Rewards - A performance recognition platform whereby you can be rewarded in high street vouchers

If you feel you have skills and experience needed, please apply below via the link. If you have any further questions please contact Vickie on vickie.rudge , quoting the job reference number for further information. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

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.

We are also a Forces Friendly employer and an ERS Armed Forces Covenant Gold Award holder.