This vacancy has now closed

Carer Support Worker (short breaks)

  • Part time
  • £27,000 – £29,500 pro-rata
  • Midlothian
  • Closing 16th December 2019

  • Advertised from 2nd December 2019
  • 28 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 excellent people and communication skills, with experience in supporting carers through casework and person-centred support work, including experience of supporting individuals to access short breaks.

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 Lead Officer Carer Support (Midlothian), c/o VOCAL Midlothian, 30/1 Hardengreen Estate, Dalhousie Road, Dalkeith EH22 3NX.

We welcome applications from under-represented minority groups.

Closing date: Monday 16th December 2019 at Noon