We are recruiting for Carer Services Co-ordinator (Carer, member, and volunteer involvement) to join our team.
Lanarkshire Carers is an organisation where you will be supported, valued and well rewarded.
Lanarkshire Carers is a well-established carer led organisation built on a vision to work with and for carers to develop and deliver services that make a positive difference to their lives. A value-based organisation, our mission is to ensure that carers in Lanarkshire are identified, well informed, involved, supported, and empowered. We deliver information, advice and direct support services that enable unpaid carers to continue to care, whilst maintaining their own health and wellbeing.
This is a new Community Development position within Lanarkshire Carers and we are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual with a community development or similar qualification, to deliver a community development approach to identifying and supporting carers in local communities with a focus on involvement, empowerment and meeting personalised outcomes. This post will report to a member of the management team and work closely with staff, volunteers, carers and partner organisations.
This exciting opportunity will involve working closely with partner organisations to develop opportunities for carers within their own communities, adhering to the value base of the organisation and ensuring a capacity building approach.
For more information see the job description below.
Before you apply, find out a little bit about us and why we are a Great Place to Work.
Staff values and benefits
Our Board of Directors are committed to making Lanarkshire Carers a great place to work. Lanarkshire Carers works flexibly and is a carer positive employer. A workplace pension scheme is available along with group life and critical illness cover and many other benefits.
Lanarkshire Carers is an Equal Opportunities employer and all applicants for posts receive equal treatment irrespective of ethnic origin, gender, disability, religion, sexuality, and age.
Please visit our website lanarkshirecarers.org.uk for more information about Lanarkshire Carers where you will also find our annual report for 2021/2022. This provides a good overview of our work and job roles. Our staff team, many of whom are carers themselves, are committed to making caring a positive experience.
Closing Date: 12:30pm Monday 28th November 2022
Interviews will be held in Lanarkshire Carers Centre: Hamilton on 13th December 2022.
Posts are subject to successful PVG application.
To apply, please visit our website
Post holders will be based between our centres in Hamilton and Airdrie, and localities throughout Lanarkshire. Working from home/hybrid working may also be required.
All staff work on an outreach basis in community, health and social care venues across Lanarkshire