Carers Support Lead

Company
Martlets Hospice
Location
Hove, East Sussex
Salary
£33,149 to £38,378 per annum (pro rata, dependent on experience)
Posted
19 Feb 2019
Closes
07 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Fixed term
Hours
Part Time

Carers Support Lead

Salary: £33,149 to £38,378 per annum (pro rata, dependent on experience)

Hours: 22.5 hours per week

Contract: 1 year fixed-term contract

Closing Date: 7 March 2019

Interview Date: 15 March 2019

Are you passionate about supporting carers? Do you enjoy working in an innovative and collaborative environment?

We provide care and support to patients and their families living through a terminal illness and are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic individual to develop our support and services for carers.

Main duties will include:

  • scoping of needs and planning, implementing and evaluating service developments
  • building and strengthening relationships with external organisations and groups providing support and services to carers
  • carrying out assessments and delivering direct support to carers
  • providing information and training around carers needs, carers assessments and carers services to staff and volunteers
  • setting out a carers strategy, identifying future goals and the required resources to enable the continued improvement of services for carers

Key skills and experience required:

  • Understanding and experience of working with carers
  • Knowledge and experience of using outcome measures in clinical practice
  • Experience of developing new services and of evaluating and implementing service improvements
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to work independently and deliver objectives within a given timeframe
  • Ability to inspire and motivate others and to build and maintain collaborative professional relationships
  • Proficient in the use of a range of IT applications including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel

Benefits:

  • Company pension with matched contributions, cashback health scheme, generous annual leave, subsidised restaurant, professional development opportunities.

How to apply:

Please download and complete the  application form and email it to recruitment@martlets.org.uk, you can also download the job description by clicking  here.

For more information about this vacancy, or if you need any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process, please contact People Services Team on 01273 718788 or email recruitment@martlets.org.uk.

Please note that offers of employment are subject to pre-employment checks and you will be required to do a short presentation as part of your interview. Further details will be given to you in due course.

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