Carers Advocacy Worker

  • Part time
  • £20,520 pro-rata
  • Paisley
  • Closing 6th August 2021


  • Advertised from 21st July 2021
  • 16 hours per week

Role

Do you want to make a difference to the lives of unpaid Carers in Renfrewshire? We are looking for caring, people-centred, dedicated and dynamic individuals to join our team at Renfrewshire Carers Centre.

Renfrewshire Carers Centre is a one-stop shop for unpaid Carers operating in Renfrewshire for over 20 years. We are a charity established by Carers for Carers and have developed a range of services to support Carers in their caring role and provide opportunities to have a life outside of caring. The Advocacy Project enables Carers in Renfrewshire to have a voice and represent their views.

Details of the role including main duties and responsibilities:

  • Enable Carers to gain access to relevant information and explore their options to make informed choices.
  • Represent Carers and act on their behalf, if required
  • Make Carers aware of their rights

Successful candidates will have qualification and or experience in the following areas:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Understanding of the principles of Advocacy

Please note that successful applicants will require PVG clearance.

Application notes

For more information and our application pack please visit our website at renfrewshirecarers.org.uk

For an informal discussion about the role or if you require the application pack in an alternative format please contact enquiries@renfrewshirecarers.org.uk.

Completed applications should be returned by email to janice@renfrewshirecarers.org.uk no later 12noon on Friday 6th August 2021.

Please note we cannot accept CV’s as a means of application.

Interviews will be held week beginning 16th August 2021. If your application is successful, you will be notified before that date via email.

If you have not heard by this date unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful with your application.

May we take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in the post and wish you success in your application.

Renfrewshire Carers Centre is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of race, gender, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age. Application forms of unsuccessful candidate will be shredded after six months.


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