Careers

Are you a people person? Do you thrive in a team and enjoy seeing the positive impact of your work? Looking for rewarding work with great training, and career progression? Then contact us now on recruitment@meath.org.uk.

Although we have a number of departments, the majority of positions advertised at the Meath are within our care teams and comprise of both early and late shifts.
Experience is desirable but not essential as training is provided, but enthusiasm and a desire to make a difference is a must. As well as contracted positions, we operate a pool of bank staff who work ‘as required’, giving them choice and flexibility in the hours they work.
For all Recruitment and Job Applications queries please contact recruitment department on 01483 415095 or by e-mailing recruitment@meath.org.uk
If you would like to apply for a vacancy at The Meath, please download our PDF application form which can be found here.

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Staff vacancies

We currently have a number of staff vacancies and are recruiting for exciting Support Jobs. 

We offer ongoing training as well as company benefits including an on-site gym, free parking, company pension and health care scheme (all benefits are subject to a probationary period of six months)

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Support Worker Up to 38hrs per week, £12.85 per hour

We need motivated, enabling care staff to support our adult residents who live with complex epilepsy and disabilities to live safely, independently and to lead their best life! From making meals together to supporting with trips out, playing a game over a cuppa to supporting with shopping and daily tasks, you’ll find this role rewarding if you enjoy enabling some inspirational people to live a fulfilled life.

Full time role available with the opportunity for overtime. Full training provided, previous care work is not essential. Free use of onsite gym, free parking, staff pension scheme and staff benefits scheme, subsided café.

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Female Support Worker 30 to 40 hours per week

Our residents are at the heart of everything we do at the Meath Epilepsy Charity with person-centred planning we make sure that everyone remains focused on achieving their goals and to maintain their independence as much as possible. This role is for 30 to 40 hours per week, with shifts to include every other weekend.

Job Purpose: To assist in the personal, rehabilitative and social care of residents.
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Activities Co-ordinator

Our residents are at the heart of everything we do at the Meath Epilepsy Charity with person-centred planning we make sure that everyone remains focused on achieving their goals and to maintain their independence as much as possible.

Job Purpose: As an Activities Coordinator, it is your responsibility to efficiently coordinate SEC (Skill and Enterprise Centre) sessions to be meaningful to people supported at The Meath and external clients who use the centre for connection within the community, peer support, wellbeing integration

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L2 Gym instructor

Our residents are at the heart of everything we do at the Meath Epilepsy Charity with person-centred planning we make sure that everyone remains focused on achieving their goals and to maintain their independence as much as possible.

Job Purpose: As the Gym Instructor, you will be responsible for planning and delivering a variety of tailored gym sessions for our residents and external clients. Working closely with the Healthcare and Physio teams to ensure that each resident’s physical and wellbeing needs are met and providing a safe and secure fitness environment.

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Kitchen Café Assistant Monday to Friday, 27.5 hours per week

The Hive is a buzzing and vibrant social enterprise cafe which is at the heart of The Meath Epilepsy Charity. We are looking for a friendly and efficient Catering Assistant to prepare freshly made food and drink and to work alongside our friendly team of staff, volunteers and the people we support to deliver a great customer experience.

Job Purpose: To support the Hive Team Leader in the back of house and overall all areas of the café service, with particular emphasis on food preparation.

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Statement for prospective staff

We value the differences that a diverse workforce brings and are committed to creating a respectful work environment where everyone is treated with dignity and respect and where any unlawful and/or unfair discrimination is eliminated. We will not unlawfully discriminate directly or indirectly in recruitment or employment on grounds of sex, gender reassignment, pregnancy, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, or belief.

In order to consider your application we will need:

  • A completed application form – do not leave any blank sections and provide as much information as possible. If you wish, you may include a covering letter and/or CV. Remember to tell us why you are applying.
  • You should hear from us within 1 week of sending us your application. We always aim to let people know if they haven’t been successful.

Offers of employment are subject to :

  • An enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service Check. The Meath is required to obtain a DBS Check for all staff, which is paid for by the Charity. However if the applicant leaves within the 6 month trial period, it will be deducted from the final salary. Due to the nature of the work, all posts at the Meath are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. We require all applicants to complete a declaration form allowing any issues to be discussed as soon as possible.
  • Two references satisfactory to the Meath.
  • Successful completion of a six-month trial period.

The Meath Epilepsy Charity is committed to equal opportunities.

Call The Meath Epilepsy 01483 415095

Our teams in the Skills & Enterprise Centre welcome people with transferable skills who are interested in volunteering.

Do you have transferable skills and would like to assist with one of the many activities offered in the Skills Centre? You could be a student working towards your Duke of Edinburgh Award or looking for interesting work experience.

People volunteer for a whole variety of reasons, but we are delighted that many of them choose the Meath to benefit from their generosity. It makes a great deal of difference in the lives of our clients every day!

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Helen Jackson, Head of Marketing & Communications on helenj@meath.org.uk.

If you would prefer an informal discussion about the various volunteering opportunities available, please call us on 01483 415095.

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