Job vacancy at The FED

 Reg ch no:1117126

Job Vacancy CARERS’ ADVICE WORKER

PART-TIME - 18.5 hrs pw - Mon to Fri - £10.35 ph

 

The Fed is delighted to offer a varied, exciting and rewarding opportunity to provide advice

and support to adults who are caring for a loved-one. The role is based in the adult social work team and involves:

·       providing advice and information to meet the needs of Jewish carers

·       completing carers’ assessments and undertaking the care management process on behalf of Local Authorities (LAs)

·       applying for individual carers’ budgets and specific grants

·       assisting carers towards self-directed support, to access services and to formulate action plans

·       supporting the Carers’ Project Leader to develop, co-ordinate and run carers’ events

·       providing administrative and practical support to the Carers’ Project,

·       using LA systems and The Fed’s internal  systems

·       liaising with LA carers’ services, other voluntary agencies and statutory services

·       accept and practicing The Fed’s values and mission statement

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA

Computer Skills

Excellent interpersonal skills (both 1 to 1 and in group settings)

Experience and/or an understanding of carers’ issues

Experience of event organisation

Closing date for applications: Friday 16 October

For further information please call Kelly Stanton on 0161 772 4800 or email kelly.s@thefed.org.uk