TPSW Training and Peer Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £26,711.74
  • Glasgow (On site)
  • Closing 7th June 2024


  • Advertised from 21st May 2024
  • 35 hours per week.

Role

Glasgow South Carers Centre provides services to unpaid family Carers, who look after a family member or friend who cannot manage alone due to illness or disability, including Young Carers and their families.

Applicants must have an understanding of and commitment to the needs of carers, have excellent written and oral communication skills, have experience of support planning, providing an information and advice service, planning and delivery of services to support carers, have strong admin, communication and organisational skills and have a knowledge and understanding of the policy drivers for unpaid carers, especially in relation to the Carers Act.

Although experience is desirable, a willingness and commitment to learning is key, underpinned by strong admin, communication, and organisational skills.

Working alongside our Carers Support Workers and directly with Carers, our TPSC will source appropriate providers to deliver a range of online, digital and face to face training for carers. Organise and promote training and provide Peer Support opportunities which will enable Carers to manage their caring role and maintain their own health and wellbeing.

Application notes

Job Description and Application Forms are available to download or directly from:

The Dixon Community

South Carers Centre

656 Cathcart Road

Glasgow G42 8AA

Tel 0141 423 0728

julie.young@dixoncommunity.org.uk

Closing date for the return of completed applications is 12 noon on 7th June 2024 Please note that CVs alone will NOT be considered.

Protecting Vulnerable Groups - All successful candidates will require to be members of the PVG scheme.


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