Lanarkshire Carers
Lanarkshire Carers

Charity registered in Scotland SC029160

Lanarkshire Carers is a well-established carer led organisation built on a vision to work with and for carers to develop and deliver services that make a positive difference to their lives. A value based organisation, our mission is to ensure that carers in Lanarkshire are identified, well informed, involved, supported and empowered. We deliver information, advice and direct support services that enable unpaid carers to continue to care, whilst maintaining their own health and wellbeing.

Current vacancies

Short Breaks Bureau Link Workers

  • Full time
  • £23,842 – £25,351
  • Based between our centres in Hamilton and Airdrie,
  • Closing 6th July 2022

Lanarkshire Carers

Lanarkshire Carers is a well-established carer led organisation built on a vision to work with and for carers to develop and deliver services that make a positive difference to their lives. A value based organisation, our mission is to ensure that carers in Lanarkshire are identified, well informed, involved, supported and empowered. We deliver information, advice and direct support services that enable unpaid carers to continue to care, whilst maintaining their own health and wellbeing.

We are recruiting for Short Breaks Bureau Link Workers to join our team. Lanarkshire Carers is an organisation where you will be supported, valued and well rewarded. Post holders will be based between our centres in Hamilton and Airdrie, and localities throughout Lanarkshire. Working from home/hybrid working may also be required.

All staff work on an outreach basis in community, health and social care venues across Lanarkshire.

Please visit our website lanarkshirecarers.org.uk for more information about Lanarkshire Carers where you will also find our annual report for 2020/21. This provides a good overview of our work and job roles. Our staff team, many of whom are carers themselves, are committed to making caring a positive experience. Our Board of Governors are committed to making Lanarkshire Carers a great place to work. Lanarkshire Carers works flexibly and is a carer positive employer. A workplace pension scheme is available along with group life and critical illness cover and many other benefits.

Equality of Opportunity in Employment

Lanarkshire Carers is an Equal Opportunities employer and all applicants for posts receive equal treatment irrespective of ethnic origin, gender, disability, religion, sexuality, and age.

Post

Responsible to the member of the management/coordinator team and working as directed by the management/co-ordination team, Short Breaks Bureau Link Workers (SBBLW) works closely with staff, volunteers, carers and partner organisations to develop, plan and deliver comprehensive information, advice and support services for carers in Lanarkshire. The post holder will help shape and develop Lanarkshire Carers Short Breaks Bureau.

The SBBLW will help develop and promote good practice that improves access to short breaks. They will work collaboratively with the management/co-ordination team with activity related to the work of the Short Breaks Bureau and the wider organisation.

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LGBTQ+ Carer Service Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £28,869 – £30,621
  • Hamilton and Airdrie, and localities throughout Lanarkshire.
  • Closing 19th January 2022

Lanarkshire Carers is a well-established carer led organisation built on a vision to work with and for carers to develop and deliver services that make a positive difference to their lives. A value based organisation, our mission is to ensure that carers in Lanarkshire are identified, well informed, involved, supported and empowered.

We deliver information, advice and direct support services that enable unpaid carers to continue to care, whilst maintaining their own health and wellbeing. Thanks to Carers Trust ‘Making Carers Count’ programme we have been successful in funding a new 2 year LGBTQ+ Carer Project.

For this project we are recruiting a full time LGBTQ+ Carer Services Coordinator. This specialist role will support Lanarkshire Carers to deliver an inclusive service to carers belonging to LGBTQ+ communities. This role requires personal understanding and broad experience of LGBTQ+ carer issues and a strong commitment and desire for learning, development, and continual improvement of our approach to under-represented carers as a whole. The LGBTQ+ Coordinator will inform positive changes to practice, communication, and service offer. The specific area of work will be to support carers from the LGBTQ+ community, undertake LBGTQ+ research, engagement and collaboration effectively.

This project aims to ensure that carers from this under-represented group are identified and their barriers addressed so that they are engaged, informed, involved, supported and empowered to manage and sustain caring roles. This project management position will ensure LGBTQ+ carers are aware of their rights and are recognised and valued as equal partners in care.

Working closely with communities and partner organisations, the LGBTQ+ Carer Services Coordinator will inform and identify specific barriers and issues that affect carers from this underrepresented group. Lanarkshire Carers is an organisation where you will be supported, valued and well rewarded. Post holders will be based between our centres in Hamilton and Airdrie, and localities throughout Lanarkshire. Working from home/hybrid working may also be required.

All staff work on an outreach basis in community, health and social care venues across Lanarkshire.

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BAME Carer Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £25,276 – £27,954
  • Lanarkshire
  • Closing 25th March 2022

Lanarkshire Carers is a well-established carer led organisation built on a vision to work with and for carers to develop and deliver services that make a positive difference to their lives. A value based organisation, our mission is to ensure that carers in Lanarkshire are identified, well informed, involved, supported and empowered. We deliver information, advice and direct support services that enable unpaid carers to continue to care, whilst maintaining their own health and wellbeing.

We are recruiting for a BAME Carer Support Worker to join our team. Lanarkshire Carers is an organisation where you will be supported, valued and well rewarded. Post holders will be based between our centres in Hamilton and Airdrie, and localities throughout Lanarkshire. Working from home/hybrid working may also be required.

Please visit our website lanarkshirecarers.org.uk for more information about Lanarkshire Carers where you will also find our annual report for 2020/21. This provides a good overview of our work and job roles. Our staff team, many of whom are carers themselves, are committed to making caring a positive experience. Our Board of Governors are committed to making Lanarkshire Carers a great place to work. Lanarkshire Carers works flexibly and is a carer positive employer. A workplace pension scheme is available along with group life and critical illness cover and benefits.

The Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) Carer Support Worker is a specialist role to support Lanarkshire Carers to deliver a culturally competent service to all BAME Carers. This role requires a strong commitment, desire, ability and preferably bilingual skills to reach out to carers from minority ethnic and disadvantaged backgrounds. The post holder will provide accessible information, advice, emotional and practical support that helps carers to achieve positive outcomes. It involves engaging with and developing relationships within hard to reach communities and building partnerships. The role includes raising awareness of carers from diverse backgrounds and establishing co-ordinated support by removing linguistic and cultural barriers in accessing Lanarkshire Carers and wider services.

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This vacancy has now closed

Carer Support Workers

  • Full time
  • £26,161 – £28,933
  • Lanarkshire
  • Closing 24th April 2022

Lanarkshire Carers

Lanarkshire Carers is a well-established carer led organisation built on a vision to work with and for carers to develop and deliver services that make a positive difference to their lives. A value based organisation, our mission is to ensure that carers in Lanarkshire are identified, well informed, involved, supported and empowered. We deliver information, advice and direct support services that enable unpaid carers to continue to care, whilst maintaining their own health and wellbeing.

We are recruiting for a number of full time Carer Support Workers to join our team. Lanarkshire Carers is an organisation where you will be supported, valued and well rewarded. Post holders will be based between our centres in Hamilton and Airdrie, and localities throughout Lanarkshire. Working from home/hybrid working may also be required.

All staff work on an outreach basis in community, health and social care venues across Lanarkshire.

Please visit our website lanarkshirecarers.org.uk for more information about Lanarkshire Carers where you will also find our annual report for 2020/21. This provides a good overview of our work and job roles. Our staff team, many of whom are carers themselves, are committed to making caring a positive experience. Our Board of Directors are committed to making Lanarkshire Carers a great place to work. Lanarkshire Carers works flexibly and is a carer positive employer. A workplace pension scheme is available along with group life and critical illness cover and benefits.

Equality of Opportunity in Employment

Lanarkshire Carers is an Equal Opportunities employer and all applicants for posts receive equal treatment irrespective of ethnic origin, gender, disability, religion, sexuality, and age.

Carer Support Workers (CSW) work closely with staff, volunteers, carers and partner organisations to develop, plan and deliver comprehensive information, advice and support services for carers in Lanarkshire.

Some of the Carer Support Worker posts advertised will be focussed on developing strong partnerships between Lanarkshire Carers and Hospital sites across Lanarkshire.

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