66 new Kickstart positions available at Meallmore care homes across Scotland

Meallmore is thrilled to announce that applications are now open for 66 exciting new positions within the company as part of the UK Government’s Kickstart Scheme.

24 out 26 of Meallmore care homes across Scotland are taking part in the scheme, and we have a variety of different roles on offer in a bid to help young people into work.

For six months, successful applicants will gain invaluable work-based experience and learn more about the highly rewarding careers available in the care sector. During this time new employees will have the opportunity to work across different parts of the business, including hospitality and catering, administration services and care.

What’s more, we’re hoping this is just the start of a career with Meallmore for many of our Kickstart applicants. We’re committed to offering roles in our care homes to anyone wishing to join us permanently after three months into the Kickstart Scheme. We really hope to retain every single one of our Kickstarters!

Our people are at the heart of what we do at Meallmore and we’re proud to offer training, competitive wages and career progression opportunities for all our employees. We’re really excited about getting involved in the Kickstart Scheme and welcoming a new generation into the Meallmore family to develop their career in care.

The following Meallmore care homes are taking part in the Kickstart Scheme:



  • Auchtercrag House
  • Auchmacoy Lodge
  • Bayview Care Home
  • Crimond House Care Home
  • Grove Care Home
  • Kynnaird House Care Home
  • St Modans Care Home


  • Culduthel
  • Daviot Care Home
  • Kinmylies Lodge Care Home
  • Manor Care Centre
  • Redwoods Care Home
  • St Olaf

Central East Scotland

  • Airthrey Care Home
  • Forthland Lodge
  • Hilton Court Care Home
  • Ivybank House Care Home
  • Leven Beach Care Home
  • Parklands Care Home
  • Willow Lodge

Central West Scotland

  • Antonine House
  • Belleaire House
  • Greenan Manor
  • Kincaid House
  • The Oaks


How to apply

For those interested in the Kickstart scheme roles available, applications can be made by following this link.

The Kickstart Scheme is open to people aged 16-24 who are currently claiming Universal Credit. 

The successful Kickstart Scheme applicants will work on a fixed term contract for six months and a maximum of 25 hours per week. Last entrants to the scheme must be in post with Meallmore by 31st March 2022.