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    Carer Wellbeing Support Worker-Hospital Service £21,597 for 37 hrs
    Carer Wellbeing Support Worker-Hospital Service
    £21,597 for 37 hrs
    Job Summary

    Carer Wellbeing Support Worker-Hospital Service x2

    Fixed term to 31 August 2018 ( with the possibility of an extension)

     

    FULL TIME POSITION (£21,597 for 37 Hours ) at St Richard's Hospital,Chichester

    PART TIME POSITION (£10,798 for 18.5 hours) at Princess Royal Hopsital,Haywards Heath

    You will also provide Response Line cover from one of our offices where our team services are based.
     

    Our Services

    Our staff support unpaid carers who may be family, friends, parents or partners looking after someone with an additional need, frailty, illness, disability, drug or alcohol problem.

    With around 89,000 carers in West Sussex and over 17,000 on our register we now need more staff with a passion for working with and on behalf of family and friend carers.  Our services are shaped by the views of carers themselves and with our expanded teams we will be increasing our presence in local hospital settings.  Our commitment is to offer more support across 7 days.

     

    Your Role

    Your role will be to raise carer awareness and to identify carers early.  Providing on-site support and liaison across 7 days for carers of patients admitted directly to wards and via A&E in the acute hospitals and also provide some support for carers at local community hospitals.

    You will work as a member of a county-wide team to achieve recognition for all carers, provide information and personal advice, support and advocacy for carers and work in partnership with local voluntary, health and social care services.

    Essential qualities include understanding the issues carers face, excellent interpersonal skills, experience in a relevant work role and commitment to high quality service. 


    To Apply

    Please complete the application form, clearly stating how you meet each of the competences and submit by e mail with the recruitment disclosure and monitoring forms.
     

    Please state if you are applying for the full -time vacancy at Chichester or the part time vacancy at Haywards Heath on your application form.
     

     Application closing date: 5pm Monday 6 November 2017    
          
     
    Interviews: Friday 17th November 2017 in Worthing

    Applications to be emailed to hr@carerssupport.org.uk

Join a forward-thinking charity serving local carers

Our staff support unpaid carers who may be family, friends, parents or partners looking afer someone with an additional need, frailty, illness, disability, drug or alcohol problem.

With around 89,000 carers in West Sussex and over 17,000 on our register, we now need more staff with passion for working with and on behalf of local carers.  Our services are shaped by the views of carers themselves.

We particularly welcome applications from people from a wide range of diverse backgrounds, cultural communities including those with care responsibilities. We also have Positive about Disabled People accreditation.  If you would like any of our recruitment documents sent to you in a different format eg large text, please contact us by email HR@carerssupport.org.uk