Parent Carer Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £22,417
  • Falkirk
  • Closing 12th August 2019


  • Advertised from 10th July 2019
  • 35 hours

Role

The Carers Centre is a growing and forward-thinking organisation with ambition to support an increasing number of children, young people and adults who provide unpaid care for a family member or friend due to disability, illness, addiction or frailty.

We currently have an exciting opportunity to join our dedicated team of workers who deliver information, support and involvement services for carers of all ages across Falkirk district and Clackmannanshire.

The post holder will be responsible for the provision of personalised support for parents in Falkirk district who are caring for a child with additional support needs. This will require a commitment to partnership working and a good understanding of the services and agencies that exist to support parent carers including health, education and social care.

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic and motivated, have good interpersonal skills and the ability to use their own initiative whilst contributing effectively within a team. In addition, applicants will need to evidence an understanding of the needs and difficulties faced by carers and the importance of the support provided to them.

This role will require PVG Scheme membership.

Application notes

The closing date is Monday 12 August 2019.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 20 and Wednesday 21 August 2019.

A full application pack is available from the Goodmoves website: goodmoves.org.uk or the Carers Centre website: centralcarers.org


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