Lanarkshire Carers is recruiting Carer Support Worker’s to join our team. You will have a relevant qualification in health or social care and/or work experience appropriate for this post. Lanarkshire Carers is an organisation where you will be supported, valued and well rewarded. Post holders will be based between Lanarkshire Carers Centre: Hamilton and/or Airdrie and in outreach and co-located locality and health/social care venues throughout Lanarkshire. Working from home/hybrid working may also be required.
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 carer support services that enable carers to continue to care, whilst maintaining their own health and wellbeing.
You will need a good understanding of the issues carers face along with experience/understanding of providing individual and group work support, case management and person-centred outcome focused approaches.
Before you apply, please review the job description and find out more about us and why Lanarkshire Carers a great place to work. We are a carer positive employer and work flexibly to meet the needs of carers. A generous annual leave and public holiday package is offered, along with a workplace pension scheme, group life/critical illness cover and many other benefits. Lanarkshire Carers is an Equal Opportunities employer. Visit lanarkshirecarers.org.uk and read our annual report 2021/2022 - A Caring Culture. Our staff team, many of whom are carers themselves, are committed to making caring a positive experience.
For further information and to apply, please visit our website lanarkshirecarers.org.uk/get-involved/vacancies
Closing Date 23 December 2022 – *please note that Lanarkshire Carers may decide to close this position earlier than stated depending on volume of applications
Interviews will be held in Lanarkshire Carers Centre: Hamilton or Airdrie on a dated tbc. All applicants must be available on the date notified.
All post holders are required to be members of the PVG scheme.