Befriending & Mentoring Support Worker

£21,036 yearly
  • Carers Support Centre
  • Fishponds, Bristol, UK
  • 23 Mar, 2021
Part Time Admin-Clerical

Job Description

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 within our Wellbeing Team to support our work with volunteer Befrienders and Carer Mentors who provide telephone support to carers by offering regular check-in calls.to help reduce isolation.   

Befriending and Mentoring support worker 

18 hours per week temporary contract for 6 months 

Salary £21,036 per annum, pro rata 

Main Aims of Role. 

 Review and implement strategies to ensure the efficiency of volunteer capacity. 

Support in the coordination of the Befriending and Carer Mentoring project and recruit, develop, train and support the volunteers who deliver the service. 

Work with external organisations to promote the service 

If you would like to know more about this role, please call Pauline on 07840 822273 for further information.  

For an application pack, please visit our website www.carerssupportcentre.org.uk/vacancies where you will find a full application pack (including job description/person specification and application form). 

If you do not have access to the internet please call our 24-hour answer phone service on 0117 9589973 or email: recruitment@carerssupportcentre.org.uk 

Closing date 19th April 2021 (Noon) 

Interview date  29th April 2021. 

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 through to supporting our team working with families and carers in crisis 

Hours

18 hours per week (6 month contract) Salary paid pro rata