Carers Support Worker (x2 positions available)
Cheshire East Carers' Hub
Based from Congleton, Cheshire
Covering Cheshire East
37 hours per week
£20,660 per annum
Closing date Monday 17th September 2018 at 12 noon. Interviews are scheduled to take place on Monday 24th September.
If you would like to apply for this vacancy you will need to return your completed application form to firstname.lastname@example.org
About the role
n-compass Northwest are looking to recruit x2 Carers Support Workers to join our Cheshire East Carers’ Hub team to support unpaid Carers 18+ caring for someone of any age. The role includes, working in local communities and with health and social care professionals to identify Carers, assessing Carers needs and coproducing and achieving support plans, providing information and advice relevant to their caring role and about the condition of the person they care for, signposting and supporting access to other services including short break opportunities, delivering support groups, and facilitating peer support.
We are looking for people who are passionate about supporting unpaid Carers to reduce the impacts of their caring role by providing professional and quality support. We are looking for people with excellent skills in, oral and written communication, listening, support planning and delivery, IT and case management systems, 1-2-1 and group support, and team work. We are looking for people who are highly motivated, hardworking, flexible and most importantly people who really want to make a difference.
n-compass Northwest was established in 2009 and is a not-for-profit organisation determined to improve the lives of vulnerable people across the region, delivering a range of Advocacy, Health and Wellbeing, Carers and Counselling services. N-compass’ values are what inspire us to make a difference and enhance life opportunities for adults and young people across local communities by being, professional, responsive, innovative, dynamic and empowering. They determine what we do, how we do it and what we are trying to achieve.
·A local employer working with local people
·25 days holiday entitlement and bank holidays
·An extra day off for your birthday!
·5% Employer Pension contribution
·A protected companywide learning and development funding pot
·A wide range of discounts and salary sacrifice options for a host of products such as childcare vouchers, eye care vouchers and a whole range of discounts at high street retailers
·Buy and sell annual leave scheme