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Mears Care creates 100 jobs in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire

Mears Care creates 100 jobs in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire

With care at home services growing in demand across the North East, Mears Care is creating 100 jobs over the next few months to support older and disabled people living in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire.Mears Care provides services for people who require extra support to help them continue living in familiar surroundings and in comfort at home. The company supports people of all ages, including those with complex conditions such as dementia or a learning disability, or those just needing a little bit of extra help at home. From help with cooking and cleaning, to medication or shopping, the company’s friendly, trained support workers offer dependable support for independent living.Services are provided on contract to local councils and also on a private basis to those who want to augment the care they receive through the council, or have other requirements for support.The job vacancies will be split evenly between the Mears Care office in Aberdeen and the Independent Living Services (ILS, part of Mears Group) office in Aberdeenshire.Robin Sidebottom, Managing Director for Mears Care in Scotland, says: “The increasing number of people requiring support means that demand for home care services is growing at an extraordinary rate, with more and more families in the North East realising that this is a viable and affordable alternative to residential care, or nursing homes.“A little bit of help can go a long way towards maintaining an independent lifestyle, and this is exactly where we fit in. Our employees support people with some of the everyday tasks we all take for granted, such as bathing, domestic chores and cooking meals.“We’re delighted to be expanding in order to meet growing demand for these services, and would be happy to hear from people who think they might have the right skills to work for us.”Support workers range widely in age, from 18 over 65, and come from all walks of life.Care and support is generally provided on a one-to-one basis, and those who work with Mears derive great job satisfaction which comes from a genuine interest in working with people.Although previous experience is welcomed, it’s not necessary as the company provides a rigorous training programme for new recruits in addition to ongoing support with the opportunity for career progression.Mears’ care teams provide support to around 30,000 people a year and it is continually expanding to meet the increasing needs of the elderly population and other people with support needs. Its services are designed to meet changing needs and promote independence.Contact usAnyone interested in working for in can get in touch by calling01224 235860 Mears Home Care AberdeenClick here to search vacancies online.