Stirling Carers Centre
Stirling Carers Centre

Charity registered in Scotland SC020213

Stirling Carers Centre provides information, advice and support to unpaid carers throughout the Stirling Council area. If your life has become restricted by taking responsibility for the care of another who, due to illness, disability or age, cannot manage on their own, then you are a carer. We aim to give you all the help you need to enable you to make informed decisions about your situation, and to support you in your caring role.

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Board Members

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Stirling
  • Closing 31st October 2022

Stirling Carers Centre is the only charity dedicated to supporting unpaid Carers in the Stirling Council area. The Centre has been operating for nearly 30 years, and has grown and developed to a team of 18 staff.

Board members work alongside our Chair, Vice Chair and Treasurer to oversee and support our CEO, to deliver on our Business Plan 2020-25 and provide strategic direction to the organisation.

Our Board currently comprises eight Directors with a wide range of diverse knowledge and experience. We are looking to expand this knowledge base to include Directors with experience in HR and Communications in particular, however we welcome applications from anyone who feels they can bring relevant skills to the Board and take Stirling Carers Centre to the next stage in its development.

Further information about Stirling Carers Centre can be found on our website: stirlingcarers.co.uk

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Top job! Chief Executive Officer

  • Full time
  • £40,000 – £45,000
  • Stirling
  • Closing 23rd April 2021

Stirling Carers Centre is a well-regarded and successful charity/organisation providing tailored information, advice, emotional and practical support to young people and adults who look after a relative or friend who, due to illness, disability, mental health conditions or addiction, could not manage without their help.

We are seeking a creative, entrepreneurial individual with a successful track record as a senior leader, ideally as a CEO/Manager, to achieve our ambitions as the leading organisation supporting Unpaid Carers throughout Stirling Council and the wider area. You will be a person with enthusiasm, determination, vision and superb interpersonal and team building skills. You will be able to provide a strong visible presence to statutory partners as well as all stakeholders, engendering trust and confidence and giving clarity to our vision and mission.

As our CEO you must be passionate about improving the lives of Unpaid Carers and have a proven record in strategic leadership as well as the ability to meet the challenges of attracting and managing resources in an uncertain environment. It is critical that the person appointed has the ability to lead and develop staff to provide excellent and agile services. The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate the flair to initiate innovative projects as well as manage and develop our existing range of services, including those in which we take a leading role with partners. Knowledge and experience in the Health & Social Care Sector and the voluntary sector is essential. We would particularly like to hear from you if you have three years’ leadership experience as CEO or at a senior level and proven ability to motivate, develop, delegate and lead a team.

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Adult Carer Support Officer

  • Full time
  • £23,572 – £25,072
  • Stirling
  • Closing 23rd August 2021

Stirling Carers Centre (SCC) is a well-regarded and successful charity/organisation providing tailored information, advice, emotional and practical support to young people and adults who look after a relative or friend who, due to illness, disability, mental health conditions or addiction, could not manage without their help.

We are looking for a highly motivated and dynamic person to join our Adult Carers Support Service. The role will involve supporting Adult Carers through providing one to one support to undertake assessments for Adult Carer Support Plans, benefits checks, form filling and supporting the facilitation of and attend events for Adult Carers. The role will include partnership working with a diverse range of agencies, including health and social care.

The Adult Carers Support Service works closely with our triage service providing information on services to unpaid adult carers. We are a strong, dynamic team looking for someone who can demonstrate both a commitment to team working and also an ability to work independently using their own initiative.

Database management is desirable for this position, however attention to detail and ability to learn quickly and work accurately to deadlines are essential. The role involves regular contact with Carers who may be in difficult or crisis situations, and so an empathetic nature and the ability to listen are key to this role.

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Funding Development Officer (Trusts and Foundations)

  • Part time
  • £23,732 – £25,389 pro-rata
  • Stirling
  • Closing 1st September 2021

Stirling Carers Centre (SCC) is a well-regarded and successful charity/organisation providing tailored information, advice, emotional and practical support to young people and adults who look after a relative or friend who, due to illness, disability, mental health conditions or addiction, could not manage without their help.

The Funding Development Officer works as part of our Corporate Support Team. The key function of the role is, to achieve the income targets for trusts and foundations set by the management and Board of SCC; and in doing so, manage funding application and subsequent reporting processes.

We are a strong, dynamic team looking for someone who can demonstrate both a commitment to team working and an ability to work independently using their own initiative.

Experience of working in a similar role is essential for this position. The role involves regular contact with funders and therefore excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to liaise with stakeholders at all levels is an essential requirement.

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Activities Development Worker

  • Full time
  • £21,385
  • Stirling
  • Closing 25th March 2022

Stirling Carers Centre (SCC) is a well-regarded and successful charity/organisation providing tailored information, advice, emotional and practical support to young people and adults who look after a relative or friend who, due to illness, disability, mental health conditions or addiction, could not manage without their help.

We are looking for a highly motivated and dynamic person to join our Adult Carers Support Service. The role will involve the further development of existing adult Carer groups, development of new groups and will plan, organise and facilitate these groups moving forward. The purpose of these Carer groups is to reduce Carer stress, allow Carers a life outside of caring and provide welcome Carer respite.

Regular evaluations of groups and obtaining Carer feedback will be key to the development and improvement of these groups to ensure that Carers needs are being met. The post holder should always be looking for gaps in services that could support adult Carers, and will be proactive in finding ways to fill these gaps.

The nature of this role will involve supporting Adult Carers by occasionally providing one to one support, as discussions around caring roles can occur in group situations. The role will involve some partnership and community working with a diverse range of agencies, including health and social care services.

Experience of working with and being able to engage directly with Carers and those they care for is an essential element of this role. The post holder will be expected to work closely with the Adult Carer Support Officers, and be able to provide annual leave cover as and when required.

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Young Carers Officer (Temporary)

  • Part time
  • £23,787 pro-rata
  • Stirling
  • Closing 8th April 2022

Stirling Carers Centre (SCC) is a well-regarded and successful charity/organisation providing tailored information, advice, emotional and practical support to young people and adults who look after a relative or friend who, due to illness, disability, mental health conditions or addiction, could not manage without their help.

We are looking for a highly motivated and dynamic person who believes in the potential of young people to join our Young Carers Support Service. We are looking for enthusiastic, self-motivated applicants with excellent communication skills, who can demonstrate a commitment to partnership working and an understanding of Young Carers.

The role will involve supporting the Young Carers Officers in the preparation and delivery of the Young Carers Groups, which take place in the urban and rural area, both during the school day and in the evenings; and in the delivery of school holiday respite through short break day trip and residential opportunities. The role will also involve undertaking regular reviews with the Young Carers the Service support, to get a true reflection of their caring roles.

The role involves some administration tasks, therefore basic computer skills are required. Excellent organisational skills, and the ability to learn quickly and work accurately to deadlines are also essential. The role involves regular contact with Carers who may be in difficult or crisis situations, and so an empathetic nature and the ability to listen are key to this role.

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