Fife Carers Centre
Fife Carers Centre

Charity registered in Scotland SC029466

Fife Carers Centre provides help and support to unpaid carers of people with all types of illness and disabilities throughout Fife.


Current vacancies

Carer Support Worker - Dementia

  • Full time
  • £27,602.52
  • Hybrid: Kirkcaldy
  • Closing 17th June 2024

Fife Carers Centre is a well-regarded and well-established organisation that has supported thousands of families and unpaid carers throughout Fife since 1995. The vision of Fife Carers Centre is to ensure that unpaid carers throughout Fife are valued, recognised, and supported to have equal access to a good quality of life that is not prejudiced by their caring role.

You will be based at the Fife Carers Centre in Kirkcaldy, but you will also be working from home and in the community, as part of normal work, you will be expected to travel throughout Fife, particularly West Fife.

Your work will include providing a sensitive, person-centred support service for unpaid and family carers. You’ll be assisting carers to maintain their physical and mental well-being by providing carers with a comprehensive information service to enable them to make informed choices about their own emotional, physical, and economic well-being. This will include giving one-to-one support to carers so that they know how to access services helping them to develop self-advocacy and, where necessary, advocating on the carer’s behalf.

You’ll be supporting carers to identify and achieve their own outcomes using the Carer Support Planning process and providing carers with a benefit check, assisting with benefit applications, and very importantly providing a listening ear for carers.

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Team Leader Hospital Carer Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £33,364.17
  • On site: Kirkcaldy
  • Closing 17th June 2024

Fife Carers Centre is a well-regarded and well-established organisation that has supported thousands of families and unpaid carers throughout Fife since 1995. The vision of Fife Carers Centre is to ensure that unpaid carers throughout Fife are valued, recognised, and supported to have equal access to a good quality of life that is not prejudiced by their caring role.

You will be based at the Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy, with travel to Community Hospitals throughout Fife and The Fife Carers Centre, Kirkcaldy.

Your work will include providing a sensitive, person-centred support service for carers where the cared-for person is in hospital approaching discharge. You will oversee an established Hospital Based Program and supervise a team of 4 Hospital Carer Support Workers across Fife’s Hospitals, working closely with Fife Carers Centre Manager to establish continuity of support for Carers after discharge.

You’ll be assisting carers in presenting their views to the appropriate planning authorities and decision-makers, as well as giving one-to-one support to carers so that they know how to access services helping them to develop self-advocacy and, where necessary, advocating on the carer’s behalf, and very importantly providing a listening ear for carers.

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