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Carer Support Workers  

Are you passionate about making a difference to the lives of local carers?

Due to service growth, Care for the Carers is seeking to recruit two skilled Carer Support Workers to join its frontline team supporting unpaid carers in East Sussex.

Carer Support Workers
37 hours per week or 25 hours per week
Fixed term contract until 31st March 2021, with the possibility of extension
Salary: £21,589 per annum, pro rata

Our Carer Support Workers provide one-to-one support to carers, facilitating carers groups, and undertake joint work with our partners in the NHS, Adult Social Care and the voluntary sector.

The successful applicant will be a skilled communicator with excellent IT and organisational skills. The ability to gain and maintain carers’ confidence is essential, as is an understanding of carers’ needs and rights. Due to Covid-19, the work will be undertaken remotely, with contact with carers, colleagues and partners being undertaken by phone and online for the period of the fixed term contract. Both posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

How to apply:
Please apply using the application pack below or by calling Stephanie Blake 01323 738390. Please use the job applications form below as CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications is 9am on Tuesday 3rd November 2020. Interviews will be held on 12th and 13th November 2020.

Carer Support Workers Application Form
Job Description
Person Specification
Guidance notes
Terms and conditions
Equal opportunities monitoring form

Care for the Carers is committed to valuing diversity and is an equal opportunities employer. We have a number of measures in place to support the carers in its employment including carers leave. As an organisation we are particularly keen to ensure that our staff reflect the diverse nature of the community in which we work. We value diversity and warmly welcome applications from disabled people, the LGBTQ+ communities and people from ethnic minority backgrounds.

We're recruiting volunteers and new trustees

We are recruiting a team of volunteers to make telephone calls to isolated unpaid carers as part of our ‘Carers in Touch’ listening service and to deliver social media for us. We are also recruiting new Trustees to join our board.


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