Fife Carers Centre
Fife Carers Centre

Charity registered in Scotland SC029466

Fife Carers Centre provides help and support to unpaid carers of people with all types of illness and disabilities throughout Fife.


Current vacancies

Carer Support Worker (Localities)

  • Full time or Part time
  • £25,002
  • Kirkcaldy
  • Closing 20th January 2020

Posts in Glenrothes, South West Fife, Cowdenbeath (35 hours), Levenmouth (28hrs) and NE Fife (2 posts 21 hours each).

To work with carers, mainly in one of Fife’s seven Health and Social Care locality areas.

Providing a sensitive, person centred support service for carers via telephone, home visits and appointments within the carer’s locality.

To develop the work of the Carers Centre by building up networks and good working relationships with GP practices, resources within the locality and other agency representatives.

To assist carers in presenting their views to the appropriate planning authorities and decision makers.

To find out more, please download the Job description and Person Specification below.

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Carer Support Worker (NE Fife/Levenmouth)

  • Part time
  • £25,002 pro-rata
  • Kirkcaldy with travel
  • Closing 23rd September 2019

You will be joining our team based at the Fife Carers Centre in Kirkcaldy but as part of normal work will be expected to travel throughout Fife, particularly NE Fife and Levenmouth areas.

Your work will include providing a sensitive, person centred support service for carers of someone with a neurological condition, primarily in NE Fife and Levenmouth. You’ll be assisting carers to maintain their physical and mental wellbeing by providing carers with a comprehensive information service to enable them to make informed choices about their own emotional, physical and economic wellbeing. This will include giving one to one support to carers in order that they know how to access services helping them to develop self advocacy and, where necessary, advocate on the carers behalf. You’ll be supporting carers to identify and achieve their own outcomes using the Carer Support Planning process and providing carers with a benefit check, assisting with benefit applications and very importantly providing a listening ear for carers.

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Receptionist and Administrative Assistant

  • Part time
  • £17,576 pro-rata
  • Kirkcaldy
  • Closing 23rd September 2019

Fife Carers Centre provides help and support to unpaid carers of people with all types of illness and disabilities throughout Fife.

Receptionist and Administrative Assistant Part time –11.25 hours per week covering Centre opening hours on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 9.25am -13.00 pm

Working at the Carers Centre in Kirkcaldy the post holder will be part of a small team that supports unpaid carers across Fife. They will be responsible for reception duties and general administrative duties.

This post is initially funded for one year.

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Befriending Project Co-ordinator

  • Part time
  • £20,931 – £22,968 pro-rata
  • Based in Kirkcaldy
  • Closing 2nd December 2019

Job Purpose

To manage and develop an established project offering a befriending service to carers who are isolated and/or lonely. To identify and train volunteers to work with carers to reduce isolation and to become more confident in participating in their communities and support carers in accessing community resources. Identification of carers requiring this service will be done in conjunction with Carer Support Workers, as part of the Carer Support Planning process.

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