Welcome to Mears Careers blog

The latest recruitment news and views from Mears Careers

Welcome to the blog section of Mears Careers, where you'll find information on vacancies around the group, as well as an insight into life at Mears

Monday 30 July 2018

Author: Grace Procter


Above and beyond: Mears colleagues go the extra mile

Making positive differences to the communities we work in is one of our most important goals here at Mears Group.

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Tuesday 29 May 2018

Author: Grace Procter


Health and wellbeing: 5 tips for coping with stress

At the beginning of May, the Mental Health Foundation hosted the annual Mental Health Awareness Week. This year’s focus? Stress – and how to cope with it.

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Friday 20 April 2018

Author: Grace Procter


The interview: How to stop nerves getting the better of you

...interviews can turn even the most confident of candidates into quivering wrecks. Don’t worry though – there are ways and means to overcome the nerves and ensure you’re showing off your ‘best you’ on interview day.

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Monday 05 March 2018

Author: Vicky Nicholson


NAW2018: The benefits of becoming an apprentice

Whether you’re fresh out of school or college or a slightly more seasoned career changer, an apprenticeship could offer you what you’re looking for.

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Thursday 08 February 2018

Author: Vicky Nicholson


Anything but static: Is becoming an electrician right for you?

We’re often on the lookout for committed and driven electricians to join us – especially those who are passionate about making a difference.

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Friday 15 December 2017

Author: Lorraine Beasley


Whatever the weather: Why care isn’t a 9-5 job

Care work can be really challenging, especially during these winter months, when we have bad weather combined with the holidays. However, our colleagues brave the elements – no matter what, to deliver the best care they can to the people that need it the most.

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Wednesday 22 November 2017

Author: Grace Procter


Handle with care: Why becoming a care worker could be right for you

If you've lost your career mojo, we could have the answer you're looking for. Ever considered becoming a care worker?

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Friday 03 November 2017

Author: Bernadette Walsh


People who care about care - Sarah's Story

Sarah, who works as one of our Care Visiting Officers, started working for Mears Care in 2015 as Care Worker, caring for people in their own homes.

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Wednesday 18 October 2017

Author: Vicky Nicholson


How do I become a Plumber?

Are you the type of person that likes to roll up your sleeves and enjoys a hands-on role which is physically demanding and fast paced? If so, a career in plumbing could be perfect for you.

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Monday 11 September 2017

Author: Vicky Nicholson


Writing the perfect CV

When you apply for a new role it can be a daunting process. Your mind goes in to overdrive, thinking about what could happen if you were to be offered the position, and that’s before you’ve even started the application form! Having a good application form is only a small part of the recruitment process.

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Friday 04 August 2017

Author: Alan Long


Careers in Care with Mears

Welcome to the first of a series of blogs that Mears will be writing around the vital work that is being done by our fantastic homecare staff. We employ 6000 care workers across the UK and we hear thousands of stories about the difference they are making to people’s lives.

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Thursday 03 August 2017

Author: Vicky Nicholson


How do I become an Apprentice? Mears Careers Apprenticeships

Here at the Mears Group, we pride ourselves on great service. That’s what makes us one of the biggest providers of housing and social care in the UK. One of the main aims in our business is to bring both experienced professionals and apprentices together.

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Thursday 15 June 2017

Author: Scott Haber


Just Call Me Charlie Dimmock

You could be forgiven in to thinking that specialist recruiters Krisha Cieslewicz and Maureen Brearton from our Stoke on Trent branch were used to getting their hands dirty when searching for top talent...

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Tuesday 16 May 2017

Author: Scott Haber


Wandsworth Recruitment Fair

Tracy Wicks, Paula Martin and Scott Haber attended the Wandsworth Recruitment Fair. With over 200 people coming through the door, it was a great opportunity to talk to people about the job opportunities that Mears has on offer.

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Thursday 04 May 2017

Author: Karen Aldred


Is a career in care right for you?

In this blog, we look at how to pursue a career in care without any previous experience.

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Monday 27 March 2017

Author: Scott Haber


Our goal at Mears Group

Our goal at Mears Group is to empower you with the resources, incentives and flexibility, you need to enjoy success on the job, while living a healthy, balanced life.

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