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Midlothian Carer Support Practitioner (Parent Carers)

  • Full time
  • £28,549
  • Midlothian
  • Closing 11th August 2022

  • Advertised from 21st July 2022
  • £15.21 per hour. 36 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 evidence 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, specifically those faced by parent carers.

Applicants will also evidence: experience of delivering person-centred information, advice and support, with particular expertise in supporting parents caring for a child with a disability and/or additional support need; excellent knowledge of health and social care, including key legislation and policy affecting carers; digital competence; and the ability to communicate effectively 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: Thursday 11th August 2022

Interviews: Tuesday 23rd August 2022