Short Breaks Bureau Link Worker

  • Full time or Part time
  • £22,628 – £24,061
  • Lanarkshire
  • Closing 4th November 2020

  • Advertised from 2nd October 2020
  • 35 hrs per week, however applications for part time hours are also welcomed indicating preference of number of days worked per week
  • SBBLW/09/2020/05


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 the lives of carers in Lanarkshire. 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.

Now celebrating 25 years in Lanarkshire, we are recruiting for a number of vacancies and have opportunities to join an organisation where you will be supported, valued and well rewarded. Our personal outcome based service delivery model is currently supporting all staff to work remotely from home. Post holders will be based between our centres in Hamilton and Airdrie, offices in Hamilton and localities throughout Lanarkshire. All staff work on an outreach basis in community venues across Lanarkshire.

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.

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.

Short Breaks Bureau Link Worker (SBBL) 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, helping to develop and promote good practice that improves access to short breaks. The Short Breaks Bureau has a strong focus on building capacity within the organisation, the voluntary, statutory and independent sector, raising awareness of and providing information about carers and short break provision.

Application notes

Application packs and more information regarding all these positions can be downloaded from

Closing Date: 4 November 2020 at 4.30pm

Interviews will be held using Microsoft Teams and all applicants will require access to a compatible internet connected device and a stable internet connection. Interview dates for each positon will be notified to those that are short listed.

CV’s will not be accepted.

Applicants who wish to withdraw their application at any time should notify the organisation.

Applicants with support needs in relation to completion and return of application form should let Lanarkshire Carers know so that arrangements can be made accordingly.

In addition to these vacancy, Lanarkshire Carers also has a number of volunteer roles. Please contact us on 01698 428090/01236 755550 for further information.