CARES, the Sandwell based charity which gives information, advice and counselling support service for carers and their dependents, is seeking to recruit a Carer Support Worker to work with other members of the CARES Staff Team. The Worker will be required to identify, offer, or access appropriate support for carers who are resident in the designated areas of Smethwick and Bearwood and are previously unknown to CARES.
18.5 hours per week
APT + C Scale 6 pt. 26 £23,398 p.a. (pro-rata) – paid monthly
Fixed Term Contract to 30 September 2018
You will be required to undertake the identification and assessment of carers in need of support.
You will be responsible for the development of future Carer Support Initiatives in the designated area and to identify, recruit, support and encourage volunteers to assist with the programmes of carer support offered in the designated area.
You must have the appropriate knowledge and experience of working with and supporting carers and must be fully conversant with the work of CARES to enable appropriate support activities to be developed. Knowledge and experience of working in the voluntary sector essential.
The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate an ability to work in partnership with other employees, agencies, carers and volunteers.
For further details and application form please contact:
Geoff Foster (Chief Executive Officer)
The Carers’ Centre
2 Bearwood Road
West Midlands, B66 4HH
Telephone: 0121 558 7003 Email: email@example.com
Please note CVs will not be accepted.
The closing date for applications is 9.00 am on Wednesday, 25 October 2017.