Carer Support Practitioner (Welfare Rights)

  • Part time
  • £27,986 pro-rata
  • Midlothian
  • Closing 25th June 2021

  • Advertised from 8th June 2021
  • 21 hours per week


VOCAL is a carer-led organisation. 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.

Applicants will evidence experience of delivering person-centred information, advice and support, with particular expertise in income maximisation, money advice and welfare benefits.

Excellent knowledge of health and social care, including key legislation and policy affecting carers.

Applicants will be digitally competent and effective communicators 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: Friday, 25th June 2021

Interviews: Tuesday, 13th July 2021