Carers Support Outreach Worker
Grade C - £22,080 per annum (pro-rata), plus £216 Home Working Allowance if applicable
21 hours a week
Location: Home Based – Northern Ireland
Carers Trust is the largest UK wide charity for the nation’s 7 million unpaid carers. Together with our Network Partners, we provide support, information, advice and services for children, young people and adults caring, unpaid, for a family member or friend. The number of carers is a growing issue, with 3 in 5 of us likely to become a carer at some point in our lifetime. Carers save the UK economy over £119bn every year and act as a main support to our stretched health and social care systems.
We are currently looking for a Home-Based Carers Support Outreach Worker on a Fixed Term Contract to May 2019 with possibility of an extension.
The main aspects of the post include providing information, support and activities for adult carers, working in partnership with other statutory, voluntary and private sector organisations, engage and consult with young carers, organise and deliver local events for adult carers and represent the organisation in various meetings.
The successful candidate will have experience of commitment to partnership working, experience of successful project coordination and experience of running group meetings and training workshops.
Further details of this position are contained in the job specification.
An application pack is enclosed with this advert where you will find details to return the application.
Closing date for applications is 1pm on 23rd February 2018 with interviews provisionally to be held on 6th March 2018 in Brownlow Community Hub, 7 Brownlow Road, Craigavon, BT65 5DL.
If you do not hear from us you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.
Carers Trust is committed to valuing diversity.
Carers Trust has a number of measures in place to support the carers in its employment including carers leave.
Charity numbers: England and Wales 1145181, Scotland SC042870.