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Short Break Bureau (for Carers) Information Worker

  • Full time or Part time
  • £17,432 – £19,068
  • Lanarkshire
  • Closing 15th March 2019


  • Advertised from 14th February 2019
  • Lanarkshire Carers Centre Salary Points 14 to 18 (£17,432 rising to circa £19,068 pro rata for part time positions) Workplace Pension Scheme available.
  • SBB/02/19/3

Role

Are you aware of the impact of a caring role within the family and the issues faced by unpaid carers?

Do you have the enthusiasm and motivation to develop, plan and deliver comprehensive information, advice and support services for carers in Lanarkshire?

If so Lanarkshire Carers Centre is looking to recruit for both full and part time positions to work throughout Lanarkshire.

Lanarkshire Carers Centre is the key resource for carers in Lanarkshire delivering a diverse range of information, advice and direct carer support services. Lanarkshire Carers Centre has centres in Hamilton and Airdrie. Services are delivered in outreach locations throughout Lanarkshire. Carer Support Workers also operate from locality health and social care partnership teams.

We have positions within our Short Break Bureau and will consider applications from people who wish to work either full time (35 hours) or part time (to be agreed). Some evening and weekend work will be required. Based between Hamilton Centre, Airdrie Centre and localities the post holder/s will work on an outreach basis in venues across Lanarkshire. We are seeking both a Development Worker and an Information Worker We welcome applications from suitable candidates who could support our work with Black and Minority Ethnic communities.

The post holder/s will be responsible to a member of the management team within the organisation and will work closely with staff, volunteers, carers and partner organisations to develop, plan and deliver comprehensive information, advice and support services for carers in Lanarkshire. We seek to recruit enthusiastic, motivated people with an awareness of the impact of the caring role within the family and the issues faced by unpaid carers. A good knowledge of health and social care is advantageous and experience of working across statutory and voluntary sectors.

Application notes

Application packs can be downloaded from prtlcc.org.uk/vacancies

Closing date for applications: 10.00 am on Friday 15th March.

Interviews will take place on: Thursday 21st March 2019. Please note that all applicants must be available on this date.

Applicants should indicate on their application their particular interest and preference between full and part time hours.CV’s will not be accepted.

Please note that only candidates successfully shortlisted will be contacted. Applicants who wish to withdraw their application at any time should notify the organisation.

Applicants with support needs in relation to completion and return of application form should let Lanarkshire Carers Centre know so that arrangements can be made accordingly.

Equality of Opportunity in Employment

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