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Regional Carer Involvement Lead

  • Part time
  • £25,000 – £28,500 pro-rata
  • Glasgow (Home based in the first instance)
  • Closing 10th July 2020


  • Advertised from 17th June 2020
  • Fixed term contract until February 2021 with option to extend. 28 hours – 4 days (days are flexible)
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (pro rata), flexible working, pension, Medicash option, staff development and training.

Role

Are you passionate about carers of people with dementia having their voices heard – we are!

An exciting opportunity has arisen and tide are looking for a dynamic Regional Carer Involvement Lead covering the Central Belt and the West of Scotland areas joining our team to help us continue strengthening and increasing the impact of tide in Scotland.

The Role

Working closely with a wide range of partners at local community level, you will have a key role in identifying and recruiting carers and former carers to tide; ensuring that their development needs are identified and met through our unique Carer Development Programme as well as creating and supporting opportunities for carers to influence and create change

Our work ethos and values appeal to people, who are passionate, values driven, self-directed and flexible team players, who have great interpersonal skills, learn quickly, and relish the opportunity to deliver real social change for people who are caring for or have cared for someone living with dementia.

Location: Home based in the first instance but the role is based within our Glasgow Office in Robertson House and we expect to return to office working as soon as it is safe to do so

Salary: £25,000 – £28,500 D.O.E (pro rata)

Hours: 28 hours – 4 days (days are flexible)

Duration: Fixed term contract until February 2021 with option to extend

Benefits: 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (pro rata), flexible working, pension, Medicash option, staff development and training.

About You

As Regional Carer Involvement Lead, you will:

  • Have experience of caring and or understanding of dementia and the emotional and practical challenges families experience
  • Be adept at developing and maintaining successful partnerships and building strong external relationships.
  • Have a ‘hands on’, ‘can do’ attitude to raising the awareness and impact of tide.
  • Knowledge of how the health, social care and voluntary sectors work in Scotland

Application notes

If this sounds like you, please find the application pack and necessary forms below or on our website

tide.uk.net/were-hiring-regional-carer-involvement-lead-scotland

Closing date: Friday 10th July at midnight

Shortlisting: Week beginning 20th July 2020

Interview: Week beginning 27th July 2020

About the Life Story Network and Tide

Life Story Network’s mission is to transform society through the power of life stories to unlock people’s potential and improve their wellbeing.

Our tide programme received charitable status in December 2019 and works with carers of people with dementia, investing in their personal development to unlock their potential; we empower them to recognise their own value and the contribution they make as individuals and as a collective. We do this through our Carer Development Programme, our Involvement Network and providing influencing opportunities at national, regional and local level.


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