Northamptonshire Carers is a voluntary organisation, registered charity and network partner of the Carers Trust, supporting informal carers countywide.  We wish to appoint motivated, committed and flexible individuals.

Carer Support Worker (CSW) - various roles available:
  1. Parent Carer CSW, Wellingborough-based: 27 hours per week
  2. Age Well Corby based CSW: 18 hours per week
  3. Befriender CSW, Wellingborough-based: 16 hours per week
  4. Hospital CSW, based at Kettering & Northampton General Hospitals: 16 hours per week

We will consider combining roles for the suitable candidate.

Salary: Full time equivalent salary of £20,760 PA pro rata; £10.79p/hr 

Contributory pension and health benefits package

Full training will be provided. There may also be an opportunity for an apprentice development pathway leading to a formal qualification.

All roles require county-wide travel.

The successful candidates will manage a varied caseload, providing emotional support, advice and information as well as completing assessments of need. By ‘carers’ we are referring to informal carers who look after a friend or family member with a disability or long term illness out of a sense of duty and compassion. You will not be delivering regulated care in this role.

The post requires an individual who has an understanding of carers’ needs and issues. You will have previous experience of working in a health care, education, social care or voluntary sector setting.

Please see separate Job Descriptions/Person Specifications for each of these individual roles for further details. 

Closing Date: Friday 17th April 2020

Interviews: Week Commencing 27th April 2020

This subject to change and in light of Coronavirus we will aim to be flexible where possible and may interview via a video call.

For further information/discussion please contact Dawn Panter on 01933 677837. We do not accept CVs so for an application pack please download below or email [email protected]

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