At Carers First, we understand that caring can be hard, but believe getting the right help shouldn’t be. We work directly with and for, unpaid carers to provide personalised information, advice and support. Making it easier for those caring for someone else to continue living their lives to the fullest.
We are currently seeking an Adult Carer Support Adviser to join our team in Medway. The requirements of the role will include, managing conversations with carers to identify needs with assessments and support plans; providing advice and wellbeing support; running support groups and activities; working with community groups and partnership working to identify Carers in Medway.
To be successful you will have experience of working with adults either in a 1-1 or group setting, a working knowledge of health and social care particularly in relation to adults and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. A high standard of written skills is needed, in order to help the Carer identify their support needs and build resilience.
The location for the position is flexible but candidates must be willing to work out of one of Carers First’s main offices.
In return, you will benefit from working for a not-for-profit organisation that delivers a service which makes a real difference to people’s lives. We offer training and development to help you grow your career, good annual leave entitlement, flexible working options, access to our work-place pension, employee assistance programme and a Benenden Healthcare package.
If you are interested in becoming part of our team and have the skills and experience, we are looking for and are passionate about making a real difference then please read the Job Description and Person Specification.
Appointments are subject to Carers First receiving an appropriate disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service that we consider acceptable.
We encourage and welcome applications regardless of gender, ethnicity, religion, disability, sexual orientation or age.
If you would like to discuss this role confidentially, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be happy to organise for one of the Team to contact you.
Please note that if you have not been contacted within two weeks of submitting your application form, your application has not been successful.
Interviews for suitable candidates will be arranged within one week upon receipt of a
completed Carers First Application Form.
Carers First is an Equal Opportunities Employer