Carer Engagement and Training officer
Would you like to work for an organisation that makes a difference within your local community, an organisation that supports unpaid carers and impacts positively on their lives? The charity provides support directly to carers by raising the profile of carers and their needs with health and social care professionals, employers, and the public.
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who is resourceful and willing to get “stuck in” to represent the voice and needs of unpaid carers in Wiltshire County and the surrounding area.
Position: Carer Involvement and Training Officer
Hours: Part-time, 21 hours per week
Salary: £23,541 – £25,991 pro rata
Closing Date 8th November 12pm
The Carer Involvement and Training Officer will be part of a highly skilled team that continuously strives to improve the lives of unpaid carers and their loved ones.
Your main duties as Carer involvement and training officer are:
- To manage the charity’s carer involvement and engagement work, manage requests from internal and external sources for carer input, and plan and monitor attendance at carer groups
- To facilitate, co-ordinate and develop a broad range of carers’ groups across Wiltshire, and facilitate Wiltshire Carers Forum (WCF) meetings
- To source and manage carer training, working with training providers across the county to ensure quality training is provided.
As Carer Involvement and Training Officer, you will have knowledge of health and safety, in particular undertaking risk assessments. With a commitment to high quality Carer focused services and an understanding of carer’s needs and issues, you will have an organized approach to work.
You will be asked to upload your CV as part of the application process.
The charity is an equal opportunities employer and values diversity and are also a Mindful employer, operating carer-friendly policies.
You can work for an organisation that really makes a difference within your local community, an organisation that supports unpaid carers and impacts positively on their lives? If you want to work somewhere that can offer you a meaningful career, training and development opportunities and a great benefits package, apply today!
About the Organisation
3 in 5 of us will become a carer at some point in our lives. Whether we are caring for a parent, partner or family member with an illness or disability, caring is a rewarding and demanding role.
Unpaid carers save the economy over £132bn every year – that’s the cost of a second NHS. The carers our client supports save the Wiltshire economy over £961 million a year.
The charity helps carers access services, information, education and training, respite, and breaks from their caring role. It ensures they have a voice that is heard and work with health and social care professionals and employers to raise carer awareness and develop best practice.
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