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Family Carers Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £24,840
  • South East Carers Centre, Glasgow
  • Closing 27th January 2023

  • Advertised from 5th January 2023
  • 35 hours per week


South East Carers Centre

On behalf of the Glasgow City Carers Partnership

Glasgow South East Carers Centre provides services to unpaid family Carers, who look after a family member or friend who cannot manage alone due to illness or disability, including Young Carers and their families.

Delivering key supports and services to Carers, Young Carers and their families the FSW post will provide a coordinated approach to inclusive and holistic support through the provision of a range of person centred, coordinated, and outcome focussed services. This will include working in partnership with a range of statutory, voluntary and community organisations.

Although experience is desirable, a willingness and commitment to learning is key, underpinned by strong administrative, communication, and organisational skills.

The successful candidate will have a firm understanding and appreciation of unpaid family Carers, their roles, contribution and value to our communities. The focus for this post will be working with carers, young carers and their families in the community.

Applicants must have an understanding of and commitment to the needs of carers, have excellent written and oral communication skills, have experience of developing support plans, providing an information and advice service, planning and delivery of services to support carers and have a knowledge and understanding of the policy drivers for unpaid carers, especially in relation to the Carers Act.

Application notes

Job Description and Application Forms are available to download or directly from: The Dixon Community, South East Carers Centre, 656 Cathcart Road, Glasgow G42 8AA Tel 0141 423 0728

Closing date for the return of completed applications is 12 noon on Friday 27th January 2023

Please note that CVs alone will NOT be considered.

NB: If selected for the position we will check your details with the Central Registered Body in Scotland, which is the designated body for providing PVG checks for voluntary sector staff and volunteers.