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South Asian Carers Engagement Worker

  • Part time
  • £32,606 pro-rata
  • Working from home with some travel within Scotland
  • Closing 22nd July 2022


  • Advertised from 27th May 2022
  • 20 hours per week
  • Up to 6% pension contribution matched. 32 days paid leave plus 6 statutory holidays (pro rata)

Role

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The Coalition of Carers in Scotland (COCIS) is seeking a talented and enthusiastic person to support carer engagement with South Asian carer communities. This will include, supporting and extending our BAME Carers Workers Forum, establishing Carers Voices Networks for carers from South Asian communities, facilitating learning events and building our online networks. This will support carers to feel part of a larger carer network, to have their views and experiences listened to, and to contribute to local and national changes which support their wellbeing

The South Asian Carer Engagement Officer is a specialist role to support the Coalition of Carers in Scotland to deliver a culturally competent service to carers from South Asian communities. This role requires a strong commitment, desire, ability and preferably bilingual skills to reach out to carers from South Asian communities.

In addition, applicants must have demonstrable experience of developing and delivering online, in-person and hybrid engagement and learning events. . They must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to network and work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders at all levels. A good understanding of the current health and social care environment will also be beneficial.

Application notes

Download the person specification / job description from our Websitehere.

Complete the application form and equal opportunities form and return to coalition@vocal.org.uk putting ‘South Asian Carers Engagement Worker’ in the subject heading, or by post to HR, c/o VOCAL Edinburgh, 60 Leith Walk, Edinburgh, EH6 5HB.

If you would like to have a conversation about the role before applying, please contact coalition@carersnet.org and we will arrange a time to speak to you

Closing date: Friday 22nd July at 5.00pm

Interview date: Thursday 11th August