Carers Support Centre Bristol, South West England
Summary Opportunity available to help make life better for carers locally. • There are around almost 70,000 carers in Bristol and South Gloucestershire- that is one in ten people. This is rising. • Three in five people will be carers at some point in their lives • The economic value of the contribution made by carers in Bristol and South Gloucestershire is almost £1.3bn a year. Carers Support Centre (CSC) Bristol and South Gloucestershire provides a diverse range of practical and emotional support services for unpaid adult and young (children) carers. A carer is someone who provides support to family or friends who could not manage without this help. This could be caring for a relative, partner or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental health or substance misuse issues. All the care they give is unpaid. As a result of an internal promotion, we are looking to recruit a dynamic individual to co-ordinate our carers breaks activities and help carers have a much needed break. Carers Breaks Co-ordinator 22.5 hours per week Salary: £22,843 per annum FTE (£13,706 actual salary) For this exciting and rewarding opportunity we are looking for someone with; • experience of working with volunteers • co-ordinating multiple projects (or services) • monitoring both outputs and outcomes. You will also have excellent organisational, time management and communication skills, be able to prioritise your own workload and work to tight deadlines. To help carers get more out of life please call 0117 9392562 to find out more about this exciting role. For an application pack, please visit our website www.carerssupportcentre.org.uk\vacancies where you will find all the information you need to apply for this post (preferred option please) or email: [email protected] If you do not have access to the internet please call our 24-hour answer phone service on 0117 9589973. Closing date: 8th August 2019 at 12 noon Interview date: 15th August 2019 Registered Charity Number: 1063226 We are an Equal Opportunities employer and our workplace is free of barriers and fully accessible for people with disabilities. We are committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults; from recruitment of staff through to supporting our team working with families and carers in crisis Proud member of the Disability Confident employer scheme About Disability Confident A Disability Confident employer will generally offer an interview to any applicant that declares they have a disability and meets the minimum criteria for the job as defined by the employer. It is important to note that in certain recruitment situations such as high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, the employer may wish to limit the overall numbers of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people. For more details please go to Disability Confident .