BENEFITS OF WORKING WITH US
RATE OF PAY
We pride ourselves on being one of the highest paying care companies in the area. Everyone has a minimum of a 16 hour contract, this is for your peace of mind and job security. We also pay for shadowing which is also a minimum of 16 hours.
TRAVEL AND FUEL
We pay travel time and fuel allowance.
We always try to ensure care and support workers remain working in their local areas. We provide help and support when carers need to work out of area, for example - reimbursing taxi fares, bus fares and fuel costs where possible.
OTHER COMPANY BENEFITS
Free roadside recovery. Discounts in high street and online stores. Company pension. Free enhanced DBS. Free uniform. 16 hours of paid shadowing. Tax rebate help from a recognised firm.
GROWTH, TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT
When employees undergo training, it improves their skills and knowledge of the job and builds their confidence in their abilities. Meadowvale believe in upskilling their staff and promoting within where possible. Meadowvale Homecare offers a range of opportunities such as NVQ's and specialist End Of Life training. We truly believe that Care can be a Career and not just a job.
FRIENDLY AND SUPPORTIVE
Here at Meadowvale we value all of our staff and pride ourselves on being a very supportive and friendly workplace. Our staff and management team are all approachable and are willing to help with anything you may require. Coordinators offer flexible working which is really family friendly, for example - gaps in rotas for school runs where needed.
We are a disability confident employer, we are also working towards becoming a dementia friendly employer. We have previously organised training events for our staff and awareness days such as Age UK, Dementia Friends, Cleveland Police Crime Prevention Team, which our staff have really enjoyed.
Being a carer is one of the most rewarding jobs you can do.
Working in the care sector is an incredibly rewarding job, so it’s no wonder that it is one of the most commonly spoken about reasons to be a carer.
Everyday you will be making a difference to someone’s quality of life, supporting them to remain living in their own home, independently. Being a carer can be challenging for a number of reasons, but when the person you are caring for smiles at you as you walk through the door, or begins to open up to you over a morning cup of tea, you will know you are making someone feel truly valued. One of the biggest benefits of working in the care sector is the flexible care work that is on offer.
No two days are ever the same
One of the most exciting aspects of working in the care sector is the variety of the role. Being a carer means you will constantly be introduced to new people, new environments and new challenges. This level of diversity will help you to develop skills in adaptability and provide a more personalised care service – no two customers will ever be the same!
As well as being among the most rewarding jobs you can do, being a carer also provides true job satisfaction. Providing care for someone on a regular basis allows you make a real difference to someone’s life, particularly when you are supporting someone who is living with a condition that requires a wider range of more complex care needs. Whether it is making sure someone is taking their medication correctly or ensuring they make it to their doctors appointment on time, knowing you have done your best for your customer will provide you with a sense of job satisfaction rare in most other professions.
COME WORK WITH US
Make a difference, every day.