Renfrewshire Carers Centre
Renfrewshire Carers Centre

Charity registered in Scotland SC023986

A lifeline for Carers in Renfrewshire

Current vacancies

Project Development Officer

  • Full time
  • £22,500
  • Paisley
  • Closing 13th March 2024

This is a very exciting time to join Renfrewshire Carers Centre. This is a new position and team in the centre. This team will be responsible for developing a short breaks service for our unpaid carers in Renfrewshire.

Job Purpose:

  • To support the development of a short break service in Renfrewshire. This service will offer Carers a wide range of personalised, flexible short breaks which will have a positive impact on Carers and their families.
  • To increase the range of short break opportunities to Carers.
  • To support Carers who are seeking a break and match them with the offers available from a wide range of options.

Job Responsibilities:

  • To support the development of a short breaks service for unpaid Carers in Renfrewshire.
  • Develop and build partnerships with commercial companies within the Hospitality, tourism and leisure industries.
  • To negotiate with local organisations and businesses to offer Carers discounts and services with the local businesses in particular hospitality in Renfrewshire.
  • To work closely with the Manager to develop and expand a range of short break opportunities for Carers in Renfrewshire including the provision of a respitality service and Carers Discount card.
  • To support the Carers who need assistance to book a break.
  • Support the Carers looking for a break and match them with the offers available from a range of short break options.
  • Assist with booking short breaks on a local and national level.
  • Work in partnership with the private, independent, voluntary and statutory sector to develop and expand short break opportunities for Carers.
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Carers Support Manager

  • Full time
  • £29,059 – £31,651
  • Paisley
  • Closing 20th December 2023

JOB PURPOSE

Develop and manage a team of staff to provide a range of services to all Carers to:

  • Ensure Carers are better supported to enable them to continue in their caring role:
  • Empower carers to have their voices heard, their rights acknowledged, and their concerns addressed
  • Enable carers to gain access to relevant information and explore their options to make informed choices
  • Increase the quality of life, the Health and well-being of Carers
  • Increase the confidence of carers and enable them to express their views when communicating with professionals
  • Enable carers to continue in their caring role

Full job description can be downloaded below.

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Board Member

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Renfrewshire
  • Closing 12th September 2023

Who we are?

Renfrewshire Carers Centre is a one stop shop for unpaid Carers operating in Renfrewshire for over 25 years. We are a charity established by Carers for Carers and have developed a range of services to support carers in their caring role and provide opportunities to have a life outside of caring.

The Centre is strategically managed by the Board, which is currently made up of people from a range of professional backgrounds and caring responsibilities. We are looking for new members with a diverse range of skills and experience to help shape the future for Carers in Renfrewshire.

Key skills and experience are we particularly interested in are:

  • Fundraising and income generation
  • Legal
  • Digital strategies
  • Business and Marketing development
  • Health & social care.

What’s in it for you?

  • Making a real difference to carers across Renfrewshire
  • Personal development opportunities to develop your skills
  • Use your skills and experience where they are really needed
  • Meet new people

How can you help us?

  • Provide strategic direction and support to shape the future of the organisation for years to come
  • Share Your skills & enthusiasm
  • Attend monthly board meetings (approx. 2-3 hour)
  • Participate in our various subgroups (approx. 1-2 hours per month)
  • Provide support for the Management Group & Staff
  • Raising awareness of centre in the local community and with partner organisations
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Board Member

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Renfrewshire
  • Closing 12th September 2023

Who we are?

Renfrewshire Carers Centre is a one stop shop for unpaid Carers operating in Renfrewshire for over 25 years. We are a charity established by Carers for Carers and have developed a range of services to support carers in their caring role and provide opportunities to have a life outside of caring.

The Centre is strategically managed by the Board, which is currently made up of people from a range of professional backgrounds and caring responsibilities. We are looking for new members with a diverse range of skills and experience to help shape the future for Carers in Renfrewshire.

Key skills and experience are we particularly interested in are:

  • Fundraising and income generation
  • Legal
  • Digital strategies
  • Business and Marketing development
  • Health & social care.

What’s in it for you?

  • Making a real difference to carers across Renfrewshire
  • Personal development opportunities to develop your skills
  • Use your skills and experience where they are really needed
  • Meet new people

How can you help us?

  • Provide strategic direction and support to shape the future of the organisation for years to come
  • Share Your skills & enthusiasm
  • Attend monthly board meetings (approx. 2-3 hour)
  • Participate in our various subgroups (approx. 1-2 hours per month)
  • Provide support for the Management Group & Staff
  • Raising awareness of centre in the local community and with partner organisations
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Board Members

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Renfrewshire
  • Closing 10th March 2023

Who we are?

Renfrewshire Carers Centre is a one stop shop for unpaid Carers operating in Renfrewshire for over 25 years. We are a charity established by Carers for Carers and have developed a range of services to support carers in their caring role and provide opportunities to have a life outside of caring.

The Centre is strategically managed by the Board, which is currently made up of people from a range of professional backgrounds and caring responsibilities. We are looking for new members with a diverse range of skills and experience to help shape the future for Carers in Renfrewshire.

Key skills and experience are we particularly interested in are:

  • Fundraising and income generation
  • Legal
  • Digital strategies
  • Business and Marketing development
  • Health & social care.

What’s in it for you?

  • Making a real difference to carers across Renfrewshire
  • Personal development opportunities to develop your skills
  • Use your skills and experience where they are really needed
  • Meet new people

How can you help us?

  • Provide strategic direction and support to shape the future of the organisation for years to come
  • Share Your skills & enthusiasm
  • Attend monthly board meetings (approx. 2-3 hour)
  • Participate in our various subgroups (approx. 1-2 hours per month)
  • Provide support for the Management Group & Staff
  • Raising awareness of centre in the local community and with partner organisations
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Senior Respite Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £20,930 – £22,965
  • Paisley with hybrid working
  • Closing 21st June 2022

Renfrewshire Carers Centre is a one-stop shop for unpaid Carers operating in Renfrewshire for over 20 years. We are a charity established by Carers for Carers and have developed a range of services to support Carers in their caring role and provide opportunities to have a life outside of caring.

Our respite positions will involve hybrid working between client’s houses, the office and home.

The post holder will provide high quality flexible, reliable respite services to Carers which are tailored to meet personal outcomes of Carers and the people they care for.

Full job description attached below

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Development & Fundraising Assistant

  • Full time
  • £20,520
  • Paisley
  • Closing 13th September 2021

Renfrewshire Carers Centre is a one-stop shop for unpaid Carers operating in Renfrewshire for over 20 years. We are a charity established by Carers for Carers and have developed a range of services to support Carers in their caring role and provide opportunities to have a life outside of caring. We are looking to recruit for a new post within the Centre for a Development and Fundraising assistant to develop and sustain services for Carers.

Details of the role including main duties and responsibilities:

  • To assist in developing Carer led services in Renfrewshire.
  • To assist in securing funding to develop and sustain services.
  • Consult with Carers to identify gaps in services.
  • Research new and innovative services for Carers.

Successful candidates will have qualification and or experience in the following areas:

  • Experience of Project Development
  • Experience of fundraising and successful funding opportunities
  • Experience of monitoring and evaluation
  • Excellent communication skills

Please note that successful applicants will require PVG clearance.

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Carers Advocacy Worker

  • Part time
  • £20,520 pro-rata
  • Paisley
  • Closing 13th September 2021

Do you want to make a difference to the lives of unpaid Carers in Renfrewshire? We are looking for caring, people-centred, dedicated and dynamic individuals to join our team at Renfrewshire Carers Centre.

Renfrewshire Carers Centre is a one-stop shop for unpaid Carers operating in Renfrewshire for over 20 years. We are a charity established by Carers for Carers and have developed a range of services to support Carers in their caring role and provide opportunities to have a life outside of caring. The Advocacy Project enables Carers in Renfrewshire to have a voice and represent their views.

Details of the role including main duties and responsibilities:

  • Enable Carers to gain access to relevant information and explore their options to make informed choices.
  • Represent Carers and act on their behalf, if required
  • Make Carers aware of their rights

Successful candidates will have qualification and or experience in the following areas:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Understanding of the principles of Advocacy

Please note that successful applicants will require PVG clearance.

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HR Advisor

  • Part time
  • £28,000 pro-rata
  • Paisley
  • Closing 20th August 2021

Renfrewshire Carers Centre is a one-stop shop for unpaid Carers operating in Renfrewshire for over 20 years. We are a charity established by Carers for Carers and have developed a range of services to support Carers in their caring role and provide opportunities to have a life outside of caring. We are looking to recruit for a new post within the Centre for an HR Advisor to develop and sustain services for Carers.

Details of the role including main duties and responsibilities:

• To deliver a high quality, comprehensive and effective range of generalist HR services to management

• To assist and support managers through all stages of the absence management, disciplinary and grievance procedures

• To provide professional advice and support to managers on the interpretation and application of HR policies and procedures

• To review and update / develop policies

Successful candidates will have qualification and or experience in the following areas:

• CIPD Qualification

• Sound HR generalist experience, with experience and aptitude for developing, reviewing, and updating policies and procedures.

• General knowledge of current and forthcoming employment law, case law and best practice.

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Adult Carer Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £20,520 pro-rata
  • Paisley
  • Closing 6th August 2021

Renfrewshire Carers Centre is a one-stop shop for unpaid Carers operating in Renfrewshire for over 20 years. We are a charity established by Carers for Carers and have developed a range of services to support Carers in their caring role and provide opportunities to have a life outside of caring. Our Adult Carer Support Team support in excess of 600 new Carers referred to the Carers Centre annually

Details of the role including main duties and responsibilities:

  • Ensure that all adult unpaid Carers have knowledge of and access to the range of advice, information, and support services available through the Carers Centre, statutory, voluntary, private, and alternative services.
  • To promote and encourage Carers to consider completing an Adult Carer Support Plan to allow them to lead a fulfilling life alongside their caring role.
  • Provide 1-1 support to Carers and to include emotional support, if required.
  • To liaise with all community and statutory partners to increase the identification and recognition of unpaid Carers.

Successful candidates will have qualification and or experience in the following areas:

  • Experience of assessing individual’s needs and developing action plans
  • Experience of monitoring and evaluation using outcome tools
  • HNC social care or equivalent
  • Excellent communication skills

Please note that successful applicants will require PVG clearance.

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Respite Team Leader

  • Full time
  • £20,520
  • Paisley
  • Closing 6th August 2021

Renfrewshire Carers Centre is a one-stop shop for unpaid Carers operating in Renfrewshire for over 20 years. We are a charity established by Carers for Carers and have developed a range of services to support Carers in their caring role and provide opportunities to have a life outside of caring. Our Respite service currently provides 140 hours of respite a week for approximately 35 Unpaid Carers.

Details of the role including main duties and responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage a range of respite services to provide a range of high quality services to Carers and their families.
  • Responsible for the recruitment, induction, training, and supervision of respite staff
  • Ensure that services provided are in line with relevant legislation, regulations and policies.
  • Carry out home visits to Carers and vulnerable people in their homes to assess their needs, carry out risk assessments and develop support plans.

Successful candidates will have qualification and or experience in the following areas:

  • Experience of organising a care provision service and care planning.
  • Experience managing staff
  • Ability to support Carers sensitively and effectively.
  • Excellent communication skills

Please note that successful applicants will require PVG clearance.

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Respite Manager

  • Full time
  • £23,232 – £25,716
  • Renfrewshire Carers Centre, Paisley
  • Closing 10th May 2021

Renfrewshire Carers Centre is a one-stop shop for unpaid Carers operating in Renfrewshire for over 20 years. We are a charity established by Carers for Carers and have developed a range of services to support Carers in their caring role and provide opportunities to have a life outside of caring. Our Respite service currently provides 140 hours of respite a week for approximately 35 Unpaid Carers. We currently have over 50 volunteers who are managed by the Volunteer Co-ordinator.

Details of the role including main duties and responsibilities:

• Develop and manage a range of respite services to provide a range of high quality services to carers and their families.

• Direct Line Management and development of staff responsible for volunteers and respite

• Develop new respite initiatives.

• Develop and implement a Volunteering Strategy.

Successful candidates will have qualification and or experience in the following areas:

• Experience of organising a care provision service and care planning.

• Experience managing staff

• Registered with SSSC as a Manager of a Care at Home service or willing to obtain this.

• Registered Manager status with the Care Inspectorate or willing to obtain this.

Please note that successful applicants will require PVG clearance.

How to apply: Applications pack for the posts can be found on our website renfrewshirecarers.org.uk

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