Stirling Carers Centre
Stirling Carers Centre

Charity registered in Scotland SC020213


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Adult Carer Support Officer

  • Full time
  • £23,866
  • Stirling
  • Closing 25th January 2019

Stirling Carers Centre is looking to recruit to the post of Adult Carer Support Officer with a remit to specifically include benefits checks and assistance with the completion of relevant benefits forms, and as such we seek an applicant with the relevant experience and knowledge around the welfare system.

This post will join our existing Adult Carer Support Service. The main function of the post is to undertake benefits checks to maximise income for unpaid carers and assist with/ completion on behalf of for disability benefits and other applicable benefits forms, to provide information and support to unpaid adult carers through one to one practical and emotional support, assessment and completion of Adult Carer Support Plans. The role will also include facilitating carer events such as monthly short breaks, carer coffee mornings and other activities.

We are looking for a highly organised individual with excellent communication skills and a proven track record in successfully engaging with service user groups, preferably from within a similar role.

Due to the nature of the post the successful applicant will be required to drive, have access to a car and the relevant business class insurance cover.

Please note: the successful candidate will be subject to a PVG check.

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Young Carers Rural Officer

  • Full time
  • £21,074 – £23,866
  • Stirling
  • Closing 25th January 2019

Stirling Carers Centre, Young Carers Service offers personalised and holistic services, to unpaid young carers in the Stirling Council area. Our core services include group support, 1:1 emotional support, provision of information and advice, school holiday day trips and residentials. Alongside focusing on individual needs and outcomes, we also promote professional and public awareness of young carers' issues and offer young carers the opportunity to be involved in the development of local services for all young carers.

We are looking for enthusiastic, self-motivated applicants with excellent communication skills, who can demonstrate a commitment to partnership working together with an understanding of the needs and difficulties faced by young carers.

The post holder will provide direct support to young carers, aged 7-18yrs living in rural locations within the Stirling Council area. This will be done through providing tailored 1:1 support in school, by facilitating age specific group support and by providing short breaks for young carers through day trips and residential overnight breaks. The post holder will also be responsible for carrying out regular review and assessments of the young carers they support.

The successful candidate will be subject to a PVG check.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Deputy Centre Manager

  • Full time
  • £30,756 – £32,233
  • Stirling
  • Closing 25th January 2019

The opportunity has arisen for the post of Deputy Centre Manager within Stirling Carers Centre.

The purpose of the post is to assist the Centre Manager to lead the organisation to achieve its aims and objectives, ensuring effective management of all resources, accounting to stakeholders and acting as ambassador for the Centre. The successful post-holder will have a sound operational management, leadership skills and the ability to contribute to and lead strategic development.

The post-holder will raise the profile of the organisation and ensure development of appropriate support services to Unpaid Carers throughout the Stirling Council area. The successful applicant will also ensure continuous development and improvement of services that lead to better outcomes for Adult carers, Young Carers and their families.

The post-holder will require to demonstrate experience in the short; medium and long term strategic and operational planning, and will manage the day-to-day service operations of the Stirling Carers Centre.

Please note: the successful candidate will be subject to a PVG check.

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