Job title: Warwickshire Carer Wellbeing Support Worker
Location: Stratford District, Leamington Spa and Warwick
Responsible to: Wellbeing Services Manager
Salary: £18,500 p.a.
Contract: Until June 2021
Hours: 37 hours per week
Annual leave: 20 days plus statutory bank holidays
We have an exciting opportunity for a Wellbeing Carer Support Workers to join our Warwickshire Wellbeing Carer Support Service until June 2021. If you want to work for an innovative caring organisation with a desire to make a difference to the lives of family carers and help empower them to continue caring for longer where appropriate and supporting them to achieve a life of their own alongside providing care. Then this is the job for you.
We are recruiting a for a full time position in South Warwickshire covering Stratford District, Leamington Spa and Warwick.
Experience of the working in the health and social care sector would be beneficial. Likewise, some experience of having been a family carer would be equally useful. You would be required to help raise awareness of carers issues and to increase knowledge and early identification of hidden carers in the community. In the 2011 Census there were 62,000 unpaid carers reported in Warwickshire. This figure only captures those identified. The Wellbeing Workers at Carers Trust Heart of England are committed to supporting family carers and offering advice, guidance and above all a friendly listening ear without prejudice or judgement.
Every carers Journey is unique, and we are looking for someone who is empathetic and compassionate to carers and their caring role and who is passionate about reaching and helping hidden carers. You must be professional, possess good IT skills and excellent communication skills. Please note, due to the location and area covered it is essential that the candidate is a car user with access to a car.
Please note:- Only applicants who have returned a completed application form will be considered for short listing
To apply please complete the application form below
For further information please contact us on 02476 101040
Closing date: Friday 21st December at midday
Interviews being held Thursday and Friday the 17th and 18th January 2019