Carers Champion

Department:
Psychosocial Support
Salary:
Circa £30k
Hours:
36 hours
Location:
Sydenham
Closing Date:
1 February 2019

JOB TITLE: Carers Champion

SALARY: Circa £30K

HOURS: 36 hours

We are looking for an ambitious Carers Champion to take forward carer specific projects, identifying new opportunities to better support carers within St Christopher’s, to coordinate the various efforts focused on this work and to train and support staff to better recognise and respond to carers who could benefit from help or support. We have always worked in partnership with carers and the work continues. St Christopher’s has a strong learning and coaching culture and this post is key to the development of our education and coaching offer to carers.

Your new role will be responsible for leading on the roll out of specific projects focused on carers support and providing expertise and advice around the best way to work with carers.

To succeed in this role you will need demonstrable experience of work with carers and a curiosity to use new and innovative methods of assessment e.g. Carers Support Needs Assessment Tool.

What you will get in return is a stimulating and rewarding career with an opportunity to make a real difference in the community. In addition you will benefit from access to an excellent Training and Development opportunities, a number of Health and Wellbeing schemes, a competitive contributory pension scheme and Life Assurance scheme with generous beneficiary plan. You will also have access to free off street parking nearby, Onsite Staff Canteen and unlimited free teas and coffees at our Sydenham site.

What you need to do now if you are interested, please contact Vincent Docherty, Head of Patient & Family Support on 0208 768 4592 or v.docherty@stchristophers.org.uk for an informal discussion about the role.

To apply for this role, please visit the vacancies section on our website www.stchristophers.org.uk and complete the application form, together with the other required documentation and return these to recruitment@stchristophers.or.uk by no later than the closing date specified below.

Closing date: 01/02/19

Interview date: To be confirmed but likely to be week beginning 15th February 2019.

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