This vacancy has now closed

Carer Support Worker/s

  • Full time or Part time
  • £22,184 – £27,802
  • Hamilton/Airdrie
  • Closing 17th February 2020


  • Advertised from 24th January 2020
  • Full and part time considered
  • CSW/01/2020/01

Role

We will consider both full time (35 hours per week) and part time (to be agreed) applications. Some evening and weekend work will be required. Working from our Hamilton Centre, Airdrie Centre and a co-located base within social work localities, the post holder/s will work on an outreach basis in venues across Lanarkshire. Applicants should indicate on their application if they are interested in full or part time hours.

Lanarkshire Carers Centre Salary Points 23 to 29 (£22,184 rising to circa £27,802.14 pro rata for part time positons).

It is Lanarkshire Carers Centre policy that all applicants will start at the first incremental point of this scale and this is not negotiable. Workplace Pension Scheme is available.

About the Role:

The post holder will be responsible to a member of the management team within the organisation and will work closely with staff, volunteers, carers and partner organisations to develop, plan and deliver comprehensive information, advice and support services for carers in Lanarkshire. We seek to recruit enthusiastic, motivated people with an awareness of the impact of the caring role within the family and the issues faced by unpaid carers. An understanding of a personal outcome based approach along with knowledge of carers’ rights, policy and strategy is required. A good understanding of health and social care and experience of working across statutory and voluntary sectors is advantageous.

Application notes

For further information and to apply go to: lanarkshirecarerscentre.org.uk/vacancies

Closing date for applications: at close of business on Monday 17th February 2020

Interviews will take place on: Tuesday 3rd March 2020. Please note that all applicants must be available on this date.