Hospital Carers Liaison Worker

  • Carers Support Centre
  • bristol
  • 10 May, 2019
Part Time Health Care Nonprofit-Social Services Other

Job Description

Opportunity 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 of any age who provides unpaid support to a family member or friend who could not manage without this help due to; illness, disability, frailty, mental ill-health or substance misuse. Three out of five people in the UK will become carers at some point in their lives.

 

We have a vacancy within our Hospital Carer Liaison Team to work with local hospital Trusts to support carers and work with NHS staff to ensure that services are carer focused.

 

Hospital Carer Liaison Worker

 

 22.5 hours per week (3 days, based on 37.5 hour working week)

 

Salary Range £23,354 - £25,903 per annum, pro rata.

The successful candidate will be based at the South Bristol Community Hospital working with health professionals to ensure that carers are; actively involved in discharge planning, recognised and valued as expert partners in care and included in decision-making.

You will; provide support to carers, act as an advocate, signpost to other services, liaise with Trust staff, local authorities and other agencies as required.

As part of a small dedicated and dynamic team you will be required to manage your own workload, be IT literate, maintain accurate records, produce reports and be able to engage with a range of professionals at various levels.

If you would like to know more about this role, please call 0117 939 2562 for further information.

 

To download a full job description/person specification and application form, please visit our website www.carerssupportcentre.org.uk/vacancies .

 

If you do not have access to the internet, please call our 24-hour answer phone service on 0117 958 9973 or email: admin@carerssupportcentre.org.uk

 

 

Closing date:        28th May 2019  at 12 noon

Interview date:     10th June 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 through to supporting our team working with families and carers in crisis.

Hours

22.5 hours per week (3 days, based on 37.5 hour working week)