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

Care for the Carers is developing new services to support unpaid carers in East Sussex. We are offering a range of exciting opportunities to join our friendly team. If you are passionate about bringing about positive change, and have the commitment and drive to make a real difference to local carers’ lives, we would love to hear from you.

Care for the Carers values diversity and is an equal opportunities employer. We offer a range of staff benefits including office and remote working, flexible working, generous holiday entitlement and a pension scheme. You can see all of the benefits that we offer below.

Carers Inclusion and Development Worker

15 hours per week
Salary: £10,128 per annum, based on 15 hours per week
Contract term: Permanent
Office based and/or remote working

Applicants from underrepresented groups are actively encouraged to apply for this position.

You will be working with teams across the organisation to ensure that Care for the Carers provides information, advice, support and guidance to carers from less heard groups.

In this role, you will work to empower less heard carers to develop their skills and confidence in their caring role, build their resilience and ability to prioritise their own health and wellbeing. You will do so by taking a community development approach, to raise awareness of caring and carers‘ services within diverse communities to reduce the barriers to carers from underrepresented groups accessing support.

This is a great opportunity to take on a rewarding role within a dynamic and passionate team making a real difference to carers’ lives.

Please note this role supports Making Carers Count project, delivered in partnership with Carers Support West Sussex and The Carers Centre for Brighton & Hove, who also host similar posts.

To apply, please use the job application pack and form below, CVs will not be accepted

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

Applications are being considered on a rolling basis. Interviews will be held via Microsoft Teams. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check, six-month probationary period and satisfactory references.

Carer Support Worker

Up to 37 hours per week, part time hours will be considered
Salary: £22,183 per annum, based on 37 hours per week
Contract term: Permanent
Office based and/or remote working

As a Carer Support Worker you’ll be part of our dedicated Carer Support Team, providing information, support, advice and guidance to carers. This includes providing one-to-one and group support by phone, online and face-to-face, as well as working with our partners in the NHS, Social Care and the voluntary sector. This is a great opportunity to take on a rewarding role within a dynamic and passionate team making a real difference to carers’ lives.

To apply, please use the job application pack and form below, CVs will not be accepted.

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

Applications are being considered on a rolling basis. Interviews will be held via Microsoft Teams. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check, six-month probationary period and satisfactory references.

Head of Services

30 to 37 hours per week
Salary: £38,890 per annum, based on 37 hours per week
Contract term: Permanent
Office based and/or remote working

The Head of Services will be a member of the Senior Management Team and will lead and develop our direct services, with particular emphasis on project management, quality assurance and safeguarding. The successful applicant will provide effective leadership to the Carer Support Team, be a skilled strategic manager with excellent communication, IT and organisational skills and an aptitude for data analysis, monitoring and evaluation.

If you have a flair for leading services that make a real difference to people’s lives, and growing and adapting these to meet local people’s needs, this is a great opportunity to join our well established team. To apply, please use the job application pack and form below, CVs will not be accepted.

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

Applications are being considered on a rolling basis. Interviews will be held via Microsoft Teams. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check, six-month probationary period and satisfactory references.

 

 

 

 

Equality and diversity

Care for the Carers values diversity and is an equal opportunities employer. We have a number of measures in place to support our staff who are carers, including carers leave. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds. We strive to support all carers across East Sussex. To do that well, we need a workforce that’s more representative of the communities we serve, so we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are disabled or from ethnically diverse communities.

Benefits we offer

Working with us, you will receive a number of benefits including:

  • Office based and remote working
  • Paid annual leave of 25 days plus bank holidays (pro rata for part-time positions)
  • Comprehensive induction programme
  • Enrolment onto the Government Pension Scheme ‘The Peoples Pension’
  • Employee Assistance Programme which includes a 24/7 confidential helpline and access to counselling sessions
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Care and Domestic Incident Leave
  • Childcare Voucher scheme

 

 

 

 

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