Capital Carers Ltd
Capital Carers Ltd

Charity registered in Scotland SC027274

NWCC is a small grassroots organisation. Formed in 1997 by local Carers who wanted more local support. To provide the highest quality support for Carers throughout the North West of Edinburgh. To reduce their stress and isolation. Our service is Carer-led, welcoming and attentive to individual needs.

Current vacancies

Young Carer Support Workers

  • Full time or Part time
  • £26,314 – £28,195
  • North West Edinburgh
  • Closing 6th February 2023

  • 1 full time Young Carer Support Worker (permanent subject to funding)
  • 1 full time Young Carer Support Worker (1 year maternity cover with possible extension)
  • 0.5 FTE Young Adult (18 – 25) Carer Support Worker one year initially with possible extension

If you have three years’ experience supporting young people, aged 5 – 18, in school and/or the community, have relevant qualifications and are up for a new challenge with a carer support organisation, part of an exciting collaboration of three carer support organisations supporting young carers across Edinburgh then we want to talk to you.

Founded by Carers in 1998 Capital Carers, formerly North West Carers, is a highly regarded charity providing carer support to unpaid carers of all ages. Our Ethos is to provide unpaid carers with a range of high quality support services which enable them to have some normality of life whilst carrying out their caring role. Our Vision is that all carers get the help and support they need to sustain their caring role.

We are in the third year of a projected eight year contract to deliver appropriate support services to young carers in schools and in the community across Edinburgh. You will work a flexible 35 hour week to include some evening work and occasional weekend working. An element of working from home is envisaged.

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Board Members (2)

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • North West Edinburgh
  • Closing 13th February 2023

Founded by Carers in 1998 Capital Carers, formerly North West Carers Centre, is a highly regarded charity providing carer support to unpaid carers of all ages. Our Ethos is to provide unpaid carers with a range of high-quality support services which enable them to have some normality of life whilst carrying out their caring role. Our Vision is that all carers get the help and support they need to sustain their caring role. Currently the geographical focus of our support work is North West Edinburgh. We have a contract with City of Edinburgh Council to support Young Carers, under the age of 25. Our work with adult carers, which we wish to develop further, is supported by fundraising.

For further insight into our work visit our website at capitalcarers.org.uk

In order to support our development, we want to recruit a further two Trustees/Directors.

As a member of the Board of Trustees/Directors, our governing body, you will contribute to setting the long-term strategic direction of Capital Carers as well as providing advice and support to other trustees and the CEO. Although we are ideally looking for specific skills and experience, we are just as keen to welcome the diversity of thought and constructive challenge of a “critical friend”. Personal experience of caring is also very welcome. Areas of experience and skills of particular interest are:

  • Working with people requiring care or carers, of all ages
  • Management of care services
  • FundraisingFinance
  • I.T.
  • Legal and employment

Our Board normally meets about seven times a year late afternoons or early evening either physically or on line. Trustees are not paid but reasonable expenses are reimbursed.

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Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

Adult Carer Services Manager

  • Part time
  • £35,335 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 20th December 2021

Founded in North West Edinburgh by Carers in 1998 Capital Carers is a highly regarded charity providing carer support to unpaid Carers of all ages. Our Ethos is to provide unpaid Carers with a range of high quality support services which enable them to have some normality of life whilst carrying out their caring role. Our Vision is that all Carers get the help and support they need to sustain their caring role.

We are in the process of organisational change and development having secured in collaboration with two other care support charities long term funding to support Young and Young Adult Carers across Edinburgh. We now wish to develop and expand our current services to older Carers including our Side By Side project for Carers of those experiencing dementia.

If you are an experienced manager, four years minimum, hold SVQ Level 4 in Health and Social Care and Level 4 Management enabling registration with the Scottish Social Services Council; have experience of developing and managing projects/initiatives and are up for a demanding but we believe exciting challenge then we want to talk to you.

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This vacancy has now closed

Young Adult (16 – 25) Carer Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £26,314
  • North West Edinburgh
  • Closing 18th July 2022

If you have three years’ experience supporting young people, aged 16 – 25, in school and/or the community, have relevant qualifications and are up for a new challenge with a carer support organisation, part of an exciting collaboration of three carer support organisations supporting young carers and young adult carers across Edinburgh then we want to talk to you.

Founded by Carers in 1998 Capital Carers is a highly regarded charity providing carer support to unpaid carers of all ages. Our Ethos is to provide unpaid carers with a range of high quality support services which enable them to have some normality of life whilst carrying out their caring role. Our Vision is that all carers get the help and support they need to sustain their caring role.

Our partnership has secured a five year contract with possible extensions to deliver appropriate support services to young carers and young adult carers in schools/colleges and in the community across Edinburgh. You will work a flexible 35 hour week to include some evening work and occasional weekend working.

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