Carer Support Worker
Cornwall Rural Community Charity (CRCC) is a Cornish charity that informs and guides local groups and individuals to achieve their aspirations and develop sustainable, inclusive communities.
CRCC has been successful in securing a contract to support veterans and their families. We currently have the following vacancy:
Kernow Veteran Carer Support Worker – East or West Cornwall
35 hours per week
Salary £20,095 FTE per annum
Fixed term contract, initially to 31 March 2020
Working within a team, you will provide information and support to veteran carers, those who are looking after relatives, neighbours or friends who need help. You will have knowledge and understanding of issues and challenges carers and veterans currently face. You will ideally have experience of:
- Understanding of veterans and military backgrounds
- Social care sectors
- Health and wellbeing sectors
- Mental health organisations / support
- Working with statutory, voluntary and community sector organisations
You will have good communication skills and a strong commitment to equality of opportunity, respecting the nine protected characteristics of The Equality Act 2010.
You should be qualified to NVQ level 3 in a relevant subject or be willing to work towards a qualification in your first year.
Closing date: 18 May 2017 at 12:00 noon
Interviews: 26 & 30 May 2017
For an application pack please visit our website by clicking apply – unfortunately CVs cannot be accepted. Please state clearly on your application form which post you are applying for.
Suitable candidates shortlisted but unsuccessful at interview may be kept on file for a period of nine months in case any similar vacancies arise.
CRCC is committed to the principles of equal opportunity and welcomes diversity
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