Carer Support Worker

Location
Cornwall
Salary
£17,778 - £20,095 (pro-rata for part-time)
Posted
04 May 2017
Expires
18 May 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

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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