Carer Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £25,560 – £28,397
  • East Lothian
  • Closing 27th September 2021

  • Advertised from 9th September 2021
  • 35 hours per week.* Fixed term to end June 2023, with possibility of extension, dependent on funding.
  • Very flexible working and 6% matched pension


Carers of East Lothian is the local organisation supporting adults to continue to care for family and friends. We have an excellent reputation and have now successfully secured the contract to deliver adult carer services across East Lothian until June 2023. We are therefore now looking to recruit a number of new roles, as well as expanding our Board of Trustees.

You should have a good understanding of health and social care issues and services, experience of providing person centred support and a real commitment to supporting carers to achieve the outcomes they prioritise. You must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, be comfortable in the use of IT and have the ability to organise your own workload. In return we offer a good salary, very flexible working arrangements and a chance to make a real difference to people’s lives. All of CoEL’s team are currently home-based due to Coronavirus restrictions, but with access to our offices within East Lothian Community Hospital in Haddington.

Carers of East Lothian is striving to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all sections of the community. As a Disability Confident Committed employer, we will ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible, providing reasonable adjustments as required, and as a Carer Positive Engaged employer, we have the policies and processes in place to ensure good support to carers in our workforce.

*previously advertised as 21 hours per week post

Application notes

Closing date is Monday 27 September at midday and we expect interviews to be held week beginning 4 October, via Zoom.

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