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Carer Link Worker

  • Full time
  • £26,500
  • Home based with travel covering Inverness
  • Closing 26th June 2022


  • Advertised from 9th June 2022
  • Hours: 35 per week
  • CC056

Role

We are looking for a Carer Link Worker to join our team. The successful candidate will promote the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 and Carers’ rights including the benefits of an Adult Carer Support Plan (ACSP) in supporting Carers to maintain their own well-being and day to day life.

Directly supporting Carers through preparing ACSPs to manage their caring role and to prevent where possible the escalation of their situation into critical or substantial need. You will use the National Framework of Eligibility to determine whether the local authority is required to provide support to Carers to meet Carers identified needs. In addition, gather evidence in support of Carers’ short breaks applications and share this with Social Work partners, who will present the case at District Care Planning.

Application notes

To apply for this role, please visit our website to download the job description and person specification along with our application form and return your completed application to Sarah, our HR Officer by email stait@connectingcarers.org.uk

If you have any informal questions about the role, please contact Kasia, our Adult Carers Service Manager on 0785 079 4423 or kwilczynska@connectingcarers.org.uk