Charity registered in Scotland SC033142
To provide a range of emotional and practical support to carers including information, advice, and training. You will carry out Adult Carer Support Plans and lead on the Centre’s support to carers of someone with a dementia diagnosis.
Work with Health & Social Care Partnership and other stakeholder organisations to provide a holistic and comprehensive package of support to adult carers.
To promote, develop and evaluate short breaks for carers in East Renfrewshire. Lead on the Centre’s Short Break Information and opportunities including Respitality and Carers Discount Card and also our Time to Live Funding Stream.
Work with carers to identify short break opportunities and funding that develop short break opportunities that meet the needs of carers.
To assist carers with planning short breaks and work with all partners including Health and Social Care Partnership to increase the awareness and entitlement to short breaks support in line with local eligibility criteria.
Ensure short breaks funding is spent in line with guidelines and complete all evaluation reports required by funders.
To develop the Centre’s online presence to support carers across East Renfrewshire. Develop and continually update the Centre’s website and social media presence, working with colleagues to provide accurate and timely advice and information.
Respond to any queries for carers support received via our online activities.
Develop an online self-assessment tool and the opportunity for carers to provide feedback, suggestions and ask for help and lead on the annual survey of carers
Promote all the Centre’s activities and opportunities for carers to get involved in engagement, planning and evaluation
Work with the Administrator and Short Breaks Worker to promote the Carers’ Card and related discounts available to carers.