Carer Information Worker

  • Full time
  • £21,999 – £23,189
  • Lanarkshire
  • Closing 23rd December 2022


  • Advertised from 14th November 2022
  • Reference: CIW/11/11/01

Role

We are recruiting for Carer Information Worker at Lanarkshire Carers where you will be supported, valued, and well rewarded.

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 support services that enable unpaid carers to continue to care, whilst maintaining their own health and wellbeing.

Working as part of an Information team, you will have integral role in developing and maintaining robust carer information, promoting good communication, collaborative working and partnerships. You will support the provision of coordinated and effective information, advice and support to carers. Access to the right information at the right time is key to ensuring carers do not reach crisis point. Lanarkshire Carers information framework will ensure consistent, standardised, non-duplicating carer information, material and resources.

Before you apply, find out a little bit about us and why we are a Great Place to Work.

Staff values and benefits

Our Board of Directors are committed to making Lanarkshire Carers a great place to work. Lanarkshire Carers works flexibly and is a carer positive employer. A workplace pension scheme is available along with group life and critical illness cover and many other benefits.

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

Application notes

To apply, please visit our website lanarkshirecarers.org.uk/get-involved/vacancies

Job Description lanarkshirecarers.org.uk/assets/uploads/documents/2022/05/carer-information-worker.pdf

Please visit our website lanarkshirecarers.org.uk for more information about Lanarkshire Carers where you will also find our annual report for 2021/2022. This provides a good overview of our work and job roles. Our staff team, many of whom are carers themselves, are committed to making caring a positive experience.

Closing Date: Friday 23 December 2022, 4:30pm

Interviews will be held in Lanarkshire Carers Centre: Hamilton on a date TBC.

PVG

Posts are subject to successful PVG application.

Our Workstyles

Post holders will be based between our centres in Hamilton and Airdrie, and localities throughout Lanarkshire. Working from home/hybrid working may also be required.

All staff work on an outreach basis in community, health and social care venues across Lanarkshire.