Carer Support Worker

  • Full time or Part time
  • £24,775 – £27,428
  • Musselburgh
  • Closing 1st October 2019


  • Advertised from 11th September 2019
  • Very flexible working and 6% matched pension

Role

The post will be based in CoEL’s new offices in the East Lothian Community Hospital in Haddington but will largely working in Musselburgh, Tranent and the other communities in the west of the county. The vacancy is full time but we are happy to consider fewer hours to accommodate the right candidate

Carers of East Lothian is the leading local support organisation for people who are looking after friends or family who are frail, disabled or who have chronic health problems. We have an excellent reputation and are now looking to recruit a new Carer Support Worker to join our committed team. You should have a good understanding of health and social care issues and services, experience of providing person centred support and a real commitment to supporting carers to achieve the outcomes they prioritise. You must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, be comfortable in the use of IT and have the ability to organise and manage a complex caseload. In return we offer a good salary, very flexible working arrangements and a chance to make a real difference to peoples’ lives. PVG scheme membership is essential as is the ability to drive and access to a car. The post will be based in CoEL’s new offices in the East Lothian Community Hospital in Haddington.

Carers of East Lothian is striving to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Application notes

Closing date is Mon 1st Oct at midday and interviews will be held on 9th October in Musselburgh.

For further information please download an application pack below.


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