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.
We are recruiting for Short Breaks Bureau Link Workers to join our team. Lanarkshire Carers is an organisation where you will be supported, valued and well rewarded. 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.
Please visit our website lanarkshirecarers.org.uk for more information about Lanarkshire Carers where you will also find our annual report for 2020/21. 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. Our Board of Governors 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.
Equality of Opportunity in Employment
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.
Responsible to the member of the management/coordinator team and working as directed by the management/co-ordination team, Short Breaks Bureau Link Workers (SBBLW) works closely with staff, volunteers, carers and partner organisations to develop, plan and deliver comprehensive information, advice and support services for carers in Lanarkshire. The post holder will help shape and develop Lanarkshire Carers Short Breaks Bureau.
The SBBLW will help develop and promote good practice that improves access to short breaks. They will work collaboratively with the management/co-ordination team with activity related to the work of the Short Breaks Bureau and the wider organisation.
To apply go to: lanarkshirecarers.org.uk/vacancies
Closing Date: Tuesday 7 June 2022, 4:30pm
Interviews will be held in our head office in Hamilton on Wednesday 15 June 2022.
All interviewees will be required to adhere to current covid guidelines to ensure safety in the workplace. A Guidance checklist will be given following confirmation.
In addition to these vacancies, Lanarkshire Carers also has a number of volunteer roles. Please contact us on 01698 428090/01236 755550 for further information.