Dixon Community
Dixon Community

Charity registered in Scotland SC010374

The Dixon Community is a voluntary organisation established in 1972 and provides support to older people and carers living in the Southside of Glasgow.

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ACSW Adult Carers Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £24,840
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 25th March 2022

The Dixon Community

South East Carers Centre

On behalf of the Glasgow City Carers Partnership

Glasgow South East Carers Centre provides services to unpaid family Carers, who look after a family member or friend who cannot manage alone due to illness or disability, including Young Carers and their families.

The Adult Carers Support worker post will provide a coordinated approach to working with adult carers to provide inclusive and holistic support through the provision of a range of person centred, coordinated, and outcome focussed services. This will include working in partnership with a range of statutory, voluntary and community organisations.

Although experience is desirable, a willingness and commitment to learning is key, underpinned by strong admin, communication and organisational skills.

Delivering key supports and services to Carers during the current pandemic for the successful candidate may require a mix of both home and office working.

The successful candidate will have a firm understanding and appreciation of unpaid family Carers, their roles, contribution and value to our communities. The focus for this post will be working with adult carers in the community.

Applicants must have an understanding of and commitment to the needs of carers, have excellent written and oral communication skills, have experience of developing support plans, providing an information and advice service, planning and delivery of services to support carers and have a knowledge and understanding of the policy drivers for unpaid carers, especially in relation to the Carers Act. An understanding of the welfare benefits system and a valid driving licence is desirable.

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Young Carers Support worker

  • Full time
  • £24,840
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 8th April 2022

On behalf of the Glasgow City Carers Partnership The Dixon Community have been commissioned by Glasgow City Carers Partnership (GCCP) to deliver support to unpaid carers through Glasgow South East Carers Centre.

GCCP operates within the requirements of the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 and all carers are routinely offered a Carer Support Plan or Young Carer Statement. Information and supports are provided with partners in a personalised response which is proportionate to identified outcomes, needs and risk. As part of the GCCP, The Dixon Community works closely with the Social Work Carer Support Teams which are located in each of the 3 sectors of the city.

Glasgow South East Carers Centre provides services to unpaid family Carers, who look after a family member or friend who cannot manage alone due to illness or disability, including Young Carers and their families.

The Carers Centres provide inclusive and holistic support to carers to maintain their quality of life and enhance their capacity to maintain their health and wellbeing through the provision of a range of person centred, coordinated, and outcome focussed services.

Our carer support services promote choice, control and independence for carers, tailoring solutions to carers’ specific needs as far as possible and connecting them with their community.

This post will provide a coordinated approach to working with Young Carers under the age of 18 to provide inclusive and holistic support through the provision of a range of person centred, outcome focussed services. This will include working in partnership with a range of statutory, voluntary and community organisations.

Although experience is desirable, a willingness and commitment to learning is key, underpinned by strong admin, communication and organisational skills.

Delivering key supports and services to Carers during the current pandemic for the successful candidate may require a mix of both home and office working.

The successful candidate will have a firm understanding, commitment and appreciation of unpaid family Carers, their roles, contribution, and value to our communities, have excellent written and oral communication skills, have experience of developing support plans, providing an information and advice service, planning and delivery of services to support young carers and have a knowledge and understanding of the policy drivers for unpaid carers, especially in relation to the Carers Act. An understanding of the welfare benefits system and a valid driving licence is desirable.

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TPSW Training and Peer Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £24,840
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 23rd September 2022

South East Carers Centre

On behalf of the Glasgow City Carers Partnership

Glasgow South East Carers Centre provides services to unpaid family Carers, who look after a family member or friend who cannot manage alone due to illness or disability, including Young Carers and their families.

Working alongside our Carers Support Workers and directly with Carers, our TPSC will identify training and peer support opportunities which will enable Carers to manage their caring role and maintain their own health and wellbeing.

Whilst delivering peer support groups directly, the TPSC will source appropriate providers for other training opportunities. Training programmes will be innovative and continually developing, including those available online.

Although experience is desirable, a willingness and commitment to learning is key, underpinned by strong admin, communication and organisational skills.

During the pandemic, training courses wee successfully delivered via zoom and Microsoft teams, the successful candidate will support our work using a blended model of both face to face and online.

The successful candidate will have a firm understanding and appreciation of unpaid family Carers, their roles, contribution and value to our communities.

Applicants must have an understanding of and commitment to the needs of carers, have excellent written and oral communication skills, have experience of developing support plans, providing an information and advice service, planning and delivery of services to support carers and have a knowledge and understanding of the policy drivers for unpaid carers, especially in relation to the Carers Act. An understanding of the welfare benefits system and a valid driving licence is desirable.

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YCSW Young Carers Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £24,840
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 4th November 2022

Glasgow South East Carers Centre provides services to unpaid family Carers, who look after a family member or friend who cannot manage alone due to illness or disability, including Young Carers and their families.

Delivering key supports and services to Young Carers and their families the YCSW post will provide a coordinated approach to inclusive and holistic support through the provision of a range of person centred, coordinated, and outcome focussed services. This will include working in partnership with a range of statutory, voluntary and community organisations.

Although experience is desirable, a willingness and commitment to learning is key, underpinned by strong administrative, communication, and organisational skills.

The successful candidate will have a firm understanding and appreciation of unpaid family Carers, their roles, contribution and value to our communities. The focus for this post will be working with young carers and their families in the community.

Applicants must have an understanding of and commitment to the needs of carers, have excellent written and oral communication skills, have experience of developing support plans, providing an information and advice service, planning and delivery of services to support carers and have a knowledge and understanding of the policy drivers for unpaid carers, especially in relation to the Carers Act.

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This vacancy has now closed

Family Carers Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £24,840
  • South East Carers Centre, Glasgow
  • Closing 27th January 2023

South East Carers Centre

On behalf of the Glasgow City Carers Partnership

Glasgow South East Carers Centre provides services to unpaid family Carers, who look after a family member or friend who cannot manage alone due to illness or disability, including Young Carers and their families.

Delivering key supports and services to Carers, Young Carers and their families the FSW post will provide a coordinated approach to inclusive and holistic support through the provision of a range of person centred, coordinated, and outcome focussed services. This will include working in partnership with a range of statutory, voluntary and community organisations.

Although experience is desirable, a willingness and commitment to learning is key, underpinned by strong administrative, communication, and organisational skills.

The successful candidate will have a firm understanding and appreciation of unpaid family Carers, their roles, contribution and value to our communities. The focus for this post will be working with carers, young carers and their families in the community.

Applicants must have an understanding of and commitment to the needs of carers, have excellent written and oral communication skills, have experience of developing support plans, providing an information and advice service, planning and delivery of services to support carers and have a knowledge and understanding of the policy drivers for unpaid carers, especially in relation to the Carers Act.

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