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Adult carers Practitioner

Employer
Carers Trust Solihull
Location
Carers Trust Solohull 620 Streetsbrook Road Solihll B91 1QY
Salary
£22,735
Closing date
6 Sep 2021

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Job Details

Carers Trust Solihull (CTS) is a charity that provides free help and support for unpaid carers of all ages across the Solihull Borough. Our aim is to equip, support and upskill our carers to help support and maintain a healthy life balance through their caring role and to help increase their knowledge and understanding 

You will undertake comprehensive statutory carers assessment, support plans and reviews with carers to identity their support needs. Offer information and guidance, signposting accordingly to relevant services and to help carers manage a healthy life balance. 

You will help to promote media resources that enable self-help support, including digital inclusion enabling carers, professionals and other CTS staff with ongoing training, awareness, gaining skill and understanding by Leading in areas of specialist work. 

Functions specific to this role 

  • To ensure a coordinated approach for carers to access appropriate support by offering information, signposting, advice and referral to organisations as part of a multi-agency partnership with the Solihull Community Hub.
  • Support carers to access and/or remain in education, training and employment
  • Support carers to overcome barriers and exercise their rights to achieve their desired goals
  • Undertake comprehensive carers assessments, support plans and reviews with carers in a timely manner
  • To access and upload all carers assessments onto the Local Authorities database systems
  • Partake in a Lead condition category to deliver training for Carers to increase their confidence, knowledge and skills to continue caring with confidence
  • To take a Lead role in building good partnership working in their specialised conditions category.
  • To act as a specialist in their conditions category and deliver awareness and on-going training support to CTS staff, professionals and key workers, to the wider community.
  • Contribute in the development of resources and toolkits that enable carers to maintain healthy life style balance.
  • Promote CTS by giving talks and presentations to professionals and other organisations within their specialised category.
  • Any other duties as agreed by the Chief Officer.

To apply please send us your CV and a cover letter by clicking on Apply now.

Company

Working at Carers Trust Solihull allows you to make a real difference to the lives of family carers of all ages and gain a host of other benefits too. All our employees bring something unique to our organisation and we value their contribution. We are passionate about the work that we do and need equally committed members on our team to help us achieve those goals.

We are a charity that provides free help and support to unpaid carers of all ages across the Solihull Borough. We offer:

  • Information, Advice and Guidance
  • Emotional Support
  • Carers Assessments, Support and Contingency Planning
  • Training and Workshops
  • Events and Activities to support carers respite
  • Carers Support and Peer Groups
  • Mentoring and Befriending
  • One to One and Group Work
  • Carers Cards

Our aim is to equip, support and upskill our carers to help support and maintain a healthy life balance through their caring role and to help increase their knowledge and understanding.

Benefits of working with Carers Trust Solihull include:

  • Pension – in excess of statutory requirements 
  • Generous sick pay
  • Flexible working – in excess of statutory requirements
  • Accrual of Annual leave days
  • Employee Assistance Programme - Counselling Service
  • Bank Holiday Concessionary day
  • Investment in staff training and development

Our Mission

We aim to deliver quality support that responds to the needs of carers of all ages and backgrounds throughout Solihull.

We respect carers as equal partners and work together with other organisations to maximise support to enable carers to remain emotionally and physically well and have equal access to fulfilled lives.

Carers voices will be heard as we work together to influence lasting change.

Our Values are to be:

  • Supportive
  • Caring
  • Empowering
  • Inclusive
  • Professional

PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION AND for a link to our YOUTUBE CHANNEL where you can view a range of videos with CARERS OF ALL AGES.

PLEASE NOTE: The video link below features a recent film with Young Adult Carers; other carers including Adult Carers are featured on our YouTube Channel.

Find Us
Website:
Telephone
01217881143
Location
Solihull FIre Station Annexe
620 Streetsbrook Road
Solihull
West Midlands
b91 1QY
United Kingdom
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