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CarerLinks Carer Advisor (Fixed Term until 1st April 2023) – Herefordshire Area – Home/Community Based

Full Time – 37 hours per week,  Salary £19,500 – £20,500 (Pro rata) depending on experience

Salary: £19,500 – £20,500 (Pro rata) depending on experienceBest Company Logos

Hours: 37 hours per week

The role is home based and includes home visits to carers, attending events and community support across Herefordshire. 

Do you want to make a difference and feel the hours you put in changes lives?

If you do, then this new role is the job you are looking for – a job to be proud of!

Crossroads Together are a well-established charity who are dedicated to supporting and improving the lives of unpaid carers of all ages by delivering the CarerLinks service. We are commissioned by Herefordshire Council to deliver CarerLinks, a comprehensive support service for carers in Herefordshire. Caring for someone you love can be very rewarding, but it can also have an impact on emotional, physical and financial wellbeing. We want to make sure carers can access the support and information they need to continue caring.

We are looking for someone to join the team as a Carer Advisor. This rewarding role will act as the first point of contact for carers, offering practical and emotional support, advice, advocacy and signposting to all sources of support available to carers, ensuring that they only tell their story once. Actively promoting the project within the local community, building partnerships and engaging with key stakeholders are also fundamental elements of the role. So if you are a self-motivated, energetic, confident and innovative person, who has a passion  for working with  carers in the  community and engaging with people from all walks of life then this is a great opportunity for you .  

Job Description and Person Specification- Carer Advisor 

Contract length: Ends 1st April 2023 (Contract to be reviewed)

Closing date for applications:  Friday 22nd October 2021

Interview dates:  Week commencing Monday 1st November 2021

 

 


About You

About You
Excellent organisation and communication skills
Excellent computer & IT skills
Previous experience of creating / managing work schedules would be advantageous
Experience with monitoring and reporting outcomes
Good understanding of carers issues
Full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential

We Offer

We Offer
Competitive annual salary
45p mileage allowance
28 days holiday (pro rata)
Training and development opportunities
Company contribution to your pension
Access to CarerSmart and NHS discount schemes offering you money saving vouchers and discounts

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    For more information please call 0333 323 1990 or email jobs@crossroadstogether.org.uk

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