Carers Support Lead
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
- Company pension with matched contributions, cashback health scheme, generous annual leave, subsidised restaurant, professional development opportunities.
How to apply:
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 email@example.com.
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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