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Midlothian Carer Support Practitioner (Finance and Future Planning)

  • Part time
  • £28,549 pro-rata
  • Midlothian
  • Closing 24th June 2022

  • Advertised from 1st June 2022
  • £15.21 per hour. 30 hours per week


VOCAL is the Voice of Carers across Lothian, a Scottish charity run by carers and for carers since 1994. We’re looking for a Carer Support Practitioner to join the team at our busy Midlothian Carer Centre in Eskbank.

Applicants will demonstrate an excellent understanding of the diverse range of caring situations, the impact of caring on peoples’ lives and barriers carers face at different points of the caring journey.

Applicants will evidence: experience of delivering person-centred information, advice and support, with particular expertise in income maximisation, welfare benefits and future planning; and excellent knowledge of health and social care, including key legislation and policy affecting carers.

Applicants will also be digitally competent and effective communicators with individuals, carer groups and partner agencies.

Application notes

Download the person specification / job description. Complete the application form and equal opportunities form and return to or by post to HR, VOCAL, 60 Leith Walk, Edinburgh, EH6 5HB

We welcome applications from under-represented minority groups.

Closing date: Friday, 24th June 2022

Interviews: Wednesday, 6th July 2022