We’re excited to announce that we’re currently recruiting care and support workers across North East Scotland. There are opportunities available for emerging and experienced care workers, both in general and complex care. If you are looking for a rewarding career path that allows you to make a positive impact on people’s lives, then we would love to hear from you. As a care and support worker, you will have the opportunity to work with an adverse range of individuals, including those living with mental health conditions.
Below, we’ve outlined 9 reasons why you might consider joining our care worker team.
Apply online today and view our current role vacancies.
1. Competitive Pay Rates And Terms
Working for myCare is an opportunity to receive competitive pay rates and terms. Employees of myCare are paid a competitive wage and provided with attractive employee benefits such as flexible working arrangements. The work atmosphere is positive and supportive, allowing employees to reach their goals while feeling supported at all times. Working for myCare also brings the added benefit of providing direct and much needed support in the community.
2. Employee Assistance Programme
myCare provides an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) through Health Assured, offering employees up-to-date counselling, legal advice, and financial guidance. By engaging with the EAP, myCare employees can access immediate confidential support for matters such as health and wellbeing, family problems, relationship issues, financial concerns and more. This service is completely free of charge to all employees and helps create a supportive environment by providing resources and advice to ensure that their needs are met.
3. Generous Annual Leave
myCare offers employees a generous paid annual leave allowance of 5.6 weeks (pro-rata to hours worked), including Bank Holidays. This allows employees to enjoy a work-life balance and sufficient time off throughout the year to rest and relax, enabling them to return to their roles well-rested, energised, and ready to provide the best possible care. Furthermore, myCare ensures that all holidays are taken in accordance with relevant legislation and no employee ever misses out on taking their full holiday entitlement.
4. Workplace Pension
myCare offers employees a workplace pension scheme, ensuring that they are well prepared for retirement. Employees can take advantage of employer contributions and the freedom to choose how their money is invested by selecting from a range of funds. This enables myCare employees to save for their future and helps them to feel secure when it comes to planning for retirement. It also ensures that employees make the most of any tax savings available through pension contributions, providing greater financial security in the long-term.
5. Training Provided
myCare offers employees the opportunity to attain the Scottish Vocational Qualification (SVQ) Level 2 in Health and Social Care. The training is delivered through our in-house SQA Training Centre, as a requirement of the Scottish Social Services Council as part of the care workers registration with a professional body and is at no extra cost the employee. In addition, comprehensive training and development is available throughout their employment, enabling employees to further their skills and increase their knowledge of the industry. This ensures that myCare can continue to provide exceptional care services, while also allowing employees to achieve a nationally-recognised qualification.
6. Flexible working opportunities
myCare offers employees the flexibility to choose the type of contract they’d like to work under. We offer guaranteed hours, variable hours, zero-hour contracts, and weekend-only contracts. This allows our staff to find a balance between their professional and personal lives that suits them best. Furthermore, we are committed to working with our employees to ensure that everyone is happy and feels supported in their role. We strive for every employee to feel like part of the myCare family and enjoy being part of our team. Ultimately, we will work with you so that you can work with us!
7. Care Worker and Support Worker Career Progression Opportunities
At myCare, we are committed to offering genuine opportunities for career progression and development to our employees. We value the contributions of our staff and want them to realise their potential and grow with us. In addition, training and development programmes are available to help employees boost their skillset and open up further career pathways. With this level of support, our employees can be sure that their hard work will be rewarded with meaningful support and career progression opportunities.
8. Introduce A Friend Scheme
myCare is proud to introduce its ‘Introduce a Friend Scheme’ that rewards employees with a £200 bonus when they refer a successful candidate. It’s our way of showing our appreciation for their hard work and commitment to the team. Terms and conditions apply, so please be sure to read them before referring any friends or colleagues. We are confident that this scheme will not only benefit you but also your friends and colleagues as you help them join the myCare family.
9. Make A Difference In Your Local Community
Working as a care worker with myCare is an incredibly rewarding opportunity to make a positive difference in people’s lives. At myCare, we strive to provide the highest level of quality care, enabling all our clients to live independent and dignified lives.
As a care and support worker with us, you will play a vital role in supporting people to live as independently as possible, while also ensuring that their emotional and mental health needs are met. You will be responsible for building meaningful relationships with our service users, providing practical and emotional support, and helping them to achieve their goals.
Our care workers are true heroes, working hard and giving up their time every day to make a real difference. Joining our team gives you the chance to improve the lives of those in need and be part of something bigger than yourself – true social work that will have a lasting impact.
Join The Local Team Leading Change
myCare is passionate about care – so much so that our founder Nick Price is co-chair of the Granite Care Consortium. This is a group of Scottish care companies raising the alarm with MSPs looking at plans for a new National Care Service.
If you are compassionate, caring, responsible, and looking for a rewarding career in care, we invite you to apply to join the myCare team.