Adult Carers Practitioner
This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is passionate in making a difference. You will be working as part of a dynamic and dedicated team that supports adult carers aged 25+ to maximise their personal, social, health and educational experiences and reach their potential.
You will equip, support and upskill adult carers to maintain a healthy life balance through their caring role and to help increase their knowledge and understanding. You will carry out Care Act Compliant carers assessments, support plans and support carers to plan for the future. You will help to promote media resources that enable self-help support, including digital inclusion enabling them to take control of their own lives. Assist Carers Trust Solihull to enable support to carers, professionals and other CTS staff with ongoing training, awareness, gaining skill and understanding by Leading in areas of specialist work.
To ensure carers are involved in all aspects of service planning and shaping of services that affect them.
We have 2 opportunities available:
1 - 37 hr Full time permanent post
1 - 32.5hr 12 month Fixed Term Maternity cover
The closing date to apply for this position is Thursday 30th July 2020 12.00pm. Due to the high number of applications received in the past, if you are among the qualified candidates, you will be contacted, within approximately 2 weeks of the vacancy closing to attend an interview.
We are a partner of the Carers Trust and assist their network of more than 130 local branches throughout the UK. Each Carers Trust is an independent charity and together we work in a strong partnership to actively promote the wellbeing of family carers of all ages. We believe in a world where the role and contribution of family carers is recognised and they have access to the quality support and services they need to live their own lives.
Charity Registration No: 1092613