Group Head for Customer Success- Social Impact, Tracey Lyth, said, “As Social Mobility Champions, we are very excited to work on this project. The Big Ideas programme is a fantastic opportunity for us to drive our social value strategy to help create chances for young people.
“Through creativity, imagination, high quality learning and challenging tasks that extend previous knowledge, skills and understanding of pupils, especially around STEM, we are hoping to open doors, and inspire the next generation to take action and lead change on issues that matter to them.”
Mears is a market leader in housing services for the affordable housing sector and a major presence in the homecare and support market.
Our vision is to make a positive difference to the communities we serve. We do this by improving homes, improving communities and improving lives. We do this by improving homes, improving communities and improving lives. Our approach is based on the development of outstanding partnerships with colleagues, clients, suppliers, customers and the wider community.
We provide rapid response and planned maintenance services to local authorities and registered social landlords. We repair and maintain around 15% – over 700,000 – of the social homes in the UK, from remote rural villages to large inner city estates.
We provide support to around 20,000 people a year, enabling older and disabled people to continue living in their own homes. We have a comprehensive range of home care and complex care services enhanced by the ability to deliver a range of housing adaptations and assistive technology such as telecare. We deliver broad solutions to the independent living challenges faced by so many elderly people, as well as younger people with physical or mental disabilities.
Our social value commitment is about making a POSITIVE difference to enable the individuals and communities in which we operate to flourish and thrive.