North Argyll Carers Centre
North Argyll Carers Centre

Charity registered in Scotland SC040902

'North Argyll Carers Centre aims to provide a person centred support service to all carers in Oban, Lorn & the Isles. Making a positive difference to the lives of carers.'

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Top job! Manager

  • Full time
  • £32,000 – £37,500
  • Oban
  • Closing 9th February 2020

North Argyll Carers Centre is a value-based charity, which supports those who look after a family member or friend due to illness, disability, frailty or addiction, on an unpaid basis. We provide information and advice as well as practical and emotional support. We are affiliated to Carers Trust.

We are recruiting a Manager to build on our success and to sustain and grow our organisation. This is a highly demanding role and the successful applicant will have significant leadership experience, demonstrate strategic awareness, a sound understanding of working with carers and be an effective and visible ambassador for carers.

The successful candidate will work closely with the Board of Trustees to deliver our organisation’s strategy and lead the organisation in our move to The Rockfield Centre.

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Adult Carer Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £21,545
  • Oban
  • Closing 30th August 2020

North Argyll Carers Centre is a value-based charity, which supports those who look after a family member or friend due to illness, disability, frailty or addiction on an unpaid basis. We are affiliated to Carers Trust.

This is a Fixed Term 1 year contract initially, with the possibility to extend. Based at our centre in Oban, you will work within the Adult Carer Support Team, providing emotional and practical support to unpaid carers across the Oban and Lorn area. Please note that due to Covid-19 we have suspended our face-to-face work at present, to protect the medically vulnerable people we support, and are working from home and delivering our services remotely.

The post requires:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills including active listening and the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • The ability to prepare reports and maintain appropriate records
  • Computer skills including the use of email, internet and Microsoft Office programmes
  • An understanding of the issues affecting unpaid carers.

Willingness to travel independently throughout the Oban and Lorn area and wider afield if necessary.

Use of car and a current driving licence essential.

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Assistant Manager

  • Full time
  • £29,130
  • Oban
  • Closing 15th November 2020

North Argyll Carers Centre is a value-based charity, which supports those who look after a family member or friend due to illness, disability, frailty or addiction on an unpaid basis. We are affiliated to Carers Trust.

We are seeking to recruit an Assistant Manager. This is an exciting opportunity to join our team and make a real difference to the lives of unpaid carers across the Oban Lorn and Isles area. Our Assistant Manager will work alongside the Centre Manager to assist in the ongoing development of our services and to ensure we deliver the highest standards of emotional and practical support to young and adult carers

Key duties:

· Responsibility for the smooth running of the organisation, ensuring that appropriate policies and procedures are in place and implemented to maintain safe and effective delivery of service.

· Oversight of the production of Adult Carer Support Plans and Young Carer Statements and collection of data for statutory and non-statutory funders.

· Line Management of the Adult Carer Support Worker team, being their first point of contact, setting targets, managing performance, overseeing their wellbeing and identifying opportunities for their personal development

The successful applicant will have substantial demonstrable experience of leading and supervising teams, managing service delivery, problem solving, facilitation of groups, managing and delivering projects and implementing change. They will be resilient, self-motivated and confident; a team player with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills; practical and methodical with a keen eye for detail.

A full driving licence and access to own vehicle is required for this post.

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Young Carer Service Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £26,650
  • Oban
  • Closing 28th February 2021

North Argyll Carers Centre seeks to recruit a Young Carer Service Coordinator

North Argyll Carers Centre is a value-based charity, which supports those who look after a family member or friend due to illness, disability, frailty or addiction on an unpaid basis. We are affiliated to Carers Trust.

We are seeking to recruit a Young Carer Service Coordinator. This is an exciting opportunity to join our team and make a real difference to the lives of unpaid carers across the Oban Lorn and Isles area. Our Young Carer Service Coordinator will lead the Young Carer Support Team and oversee the ongoing development of the Young Carer Service to ensure we deliver the highest standards of emotional and practical support to young and young adult carers.

Key duties:

• Line Management of the Young Carer Support Worker team, being their first point of contact, setting targets, managing performance, overseeing their wellbeing and identifying opportunities for their personal development

• Responsibility for the smooth running of the Young Carer Service, ensuring that appropriate policies and procedures are implemented to maintain safe and effective delivery of service.

• Oversight of the production of Young Carer Statements and collection of data for statutory and non-statutory funders.

The successful applicant will have significant experience of youth work, leading and supervising a team, managing service delivery, facilitation of groups and implementing change. They will be resilient, self-motivated and confident; a team player with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills; practical and methodical with a keen eye for detail.

A full driving licence and access to own vehicle is required for this post.

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