Carers Support Centre

£23,588 yearly
Carers Support Centre Bristol, UK
01 Aug, 2019
Full Time
Opportunities available to help make life better for carers   Carers Support Centre (CSC) Bristol and South Gloucestershire provides a wide range of information, advice and support services for unpaid adult and young (children) carers.   A carer is someone who provides support to family or friends who could not manage without this help. This could be caring for a relative, partner or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental health or substance misuse problems. All the care they give is unpaid. Three out of five people in the UK will become carers at some time in their lives.   We currently have a vacancy in our Carers Support Team working to ensure that carers are identified, have access to appropriate support, are able to maintain their own health and wellbeing and continue with their caring role.     Carers Support Officer – South Gloucestershire Area Full time 37.5 hours per week £23,588 per annum   You will provide an effective outreach service in South Gloucestershire identifying carers and working with them on a 1:1 basis providing, information, advice, support and advocacy to ensure that they have access to appropriate support in order to maintain their own health and wellbeing and continue in their caring role. In addition, you will also be responsible for developing carers groups.   If you would like to know more about this role, please call 0117 9392562 for further information.   For an application pack, please visit our website at where you will find to the application form, equalities form and a full job description.   If you do not have access to the internet please call our 24-hour answer phone service on 0117 9589973 or email:   Closing date:     19th August 2019 @ 12 Noon Interview date:  29th of August 2019   Registered Charity Number: 1063226   We are an Equal Opportunities employer and our workplace is free of barriers and fully accessible for disabled people.  We are committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults; from recruitment of staff to supporting our team working with families and carers in crisis.