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Carer Development Worker – Mental Health and Substance Misuse

Hertford, Hertfordshire
£24,741.06 FTE (Pro rata)
Closing date
24 Jul 2022
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Would you like to help carers in the community to support their family members? Do you enjoy working with people and enabling them to speak up about the issues that are important to them? If so, this job is for you.

Carer Development Worker – Mental Health and Substance Misuse         
Hours: Full time or part-time
Salary: £24,741.06 FTE (Pro rata)
Location: Hertford/Hybrid

Our client is a well-respected, independent, carer-led charity, established in 1995.

They work to ensure that all Hertfordshire’s unpaid family carers are recognised, valued and supported in their caring role and have the opportunity for a life outside caring and can exercise a strong collective voice in the county.

They are looking for a caring and confident person to:

  • Coordinate and support carers in identifying and accessing relevant health and social care services for those family members they are caring for with mental health or addiction challenges.
  • Collate and represent the views and experiences of family carers and to ensure that these are reported to the appropriate commissioners and service providers.
  • Help support an increase in the number of family carers who are supported by the charity through engagement and involvement activities such as contact sessions, sharing information and publicity.

They are looking for someone with excellent communication skills and an understanding of carers’ needs. A good standard of IT Skills is required, including use of databases, MS office and the internet. You would be required to work across the county on occasions so will need the ability to travel independently and have access to a car and a valid driving license.

Working hours

Full Time (37 Hours per week) OR Flexible job share will be considered between two part time employees.


They offer excellent conditions, including membership of the contractual qualifying workplace pension scheme, enhanced holiday entitlement, paid carers leave and Organisation Sick Pay.

Closing date: 12 noon on Sunday 24 July 2022
Applications will be considered and interviews will be held on a rolling basis so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

How to apply:

Please click 'Apply' and follow the job board process. You will receive an email from CHM Recruit containing further information on how to apply for the role.
Please note that although you may be asked by the job board to upload a CV, you are not applying at this stage.

They are committed to ensuring their workforce is reflective of their diverse community and welcome applications from all sectors of the community. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required.

No agencies please.

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