Adult Carer Support Worker

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


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

Role

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. Our Adult Carer Support Team support in excess of 600 new Carers referred to the Carers Centre annually

Details of the role including main duties and responsibilities:

  • Ensure that all adult unpaid Carers have knowledge of and access to the range of advice, information, and support services available through the Carers Centre, statutory, voluntary, private, and alternative services.
  • To promote and encourage Carers to consider completing an Adult Carer Support Plan to allow them to lead a fulfilling life alongside their caring role.
  • Provide 1-1 support to Carers and to include emotional support, if required.
  • To liaise with all community and statutory partners to increase the identification and recognition of unpaid Carers.

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

  • Experience of assessing individual’s needs and developing action plans
  • Experience of monitoring and evaluation using outcome tools
  • HNC social care or equivalent
  • Excellent communication skills

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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