Northamptonshire Carers is a local charity which next year celebrates it is 30th anniversary. We provide a range of services to unpaid carers and those with care needs. We are a trusted service provider and flexible employer. You will be joining a creative and supportive team.

We are currently recruiting Carer Support Workers as part of our hospital teams.

Hospital Carer Support Workers (CSWs) are expected to support unpaid Carers of patients who have been admitted into an acute hospital, by managing a varied caseload. This involves supporting with patient discharges (at times there may not be a Carer involved), providing Carers Assessments, advice, information, and emotional support (including around end of life) and liaising with professionals, to enable the sustainment of the caring role/discharge, reduce the impact of caring on Carer’s health and wellbeing and to prevent crisis.  The role is to be carried out mainly within the hospital setting. However, it will include Carers or patients’ homes and through our telephone Carers Support Line.

Full and part time vacancies available: £20,971.60 PA FTE (£10.90p/hr)

Roles based at both Northampton & Kettering General Hospitals

Contact: Lynette Emary

As well as making a difference to local carers, we offer 24 days annual leave (plus bank holiday), pension and staff health benefits are provided to staff. If you are successful, you will join a successful team and make a difference to the 70,000 carers in Northamptonshire.

  • Deadline: 9am Monday 25th October 2021
  • Please apply at the earliest opportunity as we reserve the right to close the recruitment process and interviews earlier should suitable candidates apply.
  • Start date: ASAP

When applying, please make reference to the job description & person specification. Please complete an application form as we do not accept CVs.

Job Description  Application Form

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