AFFC Vacancies

Action for Family Carers is a thriving charity, which for 25 years, has been providing information and support to Carers who have unpaid, caring responsibilities for others. We are a Carers Trust Network Partner and Centre of Excellence and lead a group of charities delivering countywide Carer support in Essex. We provide information, advice, advocacy, peer support, counselling and respite day care from our offices in Maldon, Colchester and Harlow, working within schools and hospitals and in a variety of community settings.

We lead a partnership of 6 charities providing high quality countywide support for unpaid Carers. We are seeking applications for the following post for immediate start.

Carers GP Liaison Worker
Working in Essex with Adult Carers

Based in Maldon
Working across various locations in Castle Point and Rochford
Salary: 21,518 - 22,830 (Band 6) 35 hours per week

This post is fixed term contract until 31st March 2018.

Your role will be to deliver a high quality support service:
Identifying and supporting Adult Carers of adult patients at chosen GP surgeries
Providing information, signposting and advocacy
Promoting informed choices, access to services and Carers rights & entitlements

You will need to be:
Passionate about helping disadvantaged adults
Knowledgeable in areas of health or social care
Confident in advocating for this group and promoting the service
Able to manage the project and deliver positive outcomes
Calm and focused under pressure
Willing to undergo full induction and training

We offer:
Full induction and training
Childcare voucher scheme
Contributory pension scheme
A friendly atmosphere and a dedicated team

Closing date for completed applications: Tuesday 29th August at 9am
Interviews will take place on Tuesday 5th September 2017

     
 

To view the full Application Pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification, please see the PDF links opposite.

If you are interested in applying for this post, please Save a Copy of the application form, fill it in on your computer then either:-

email to or print and post to Brickhouse Farm, Poulton Close, Maldon, Essex, CM9 6NG or phone Kim Smith on 01621 851640.

If you are having difficulty with the online form, we can arrange to send you an application form via email or post, please ring the offices on 01621 851640.

Supporting Carers in Essex is a partnership of registered charities working together to support unpaid carers of all ages across Essex.

Registered Charity No: 1127164
Action for Family Carers is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.


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Application Pack

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Job Description

Person Specification

Centre Profile

Policy Statement

 

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Application Form

Equal Opportunity Form

 
     

Day Care Assistant Bank Work
Brickhouse Farm Respite Centre, Maldon

Do you enjoy looking after the needs of others? Are you flexible and prepared to work as part of our day care team in providing a respite service at our day centre in Maldon. The post could also include work at our local outreach groups as required. The work is challenging and rewarding and involves caring for adults with disabilities and health problems and providing support to Family Carers at the centres. Previous caring, first aid, cooking experience and the desire to be flexible within a busy environment is essential.

Respite day care hours are between 9.00 4.30.
Hours are flexible within this period Mondays to Fridays and would be discussed at interview.

Salary: 13,382 pro rata

If you are interested in applying for this post and you are an internal applicant please write a letter addressed to Jayne Hare expressing your interest in the position and reasons why you think you may be suitable.

External applicants: please download and complete an application form, link below. Person and Job Specification files also accessible below.

Use of a car insured for business purposes is essential for the above post

     
 

To view the full Application Pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification, please see the PDF links opposite.

If you are interested in applying for this post, please Save a Copy of the application form, fill it in on your computer then either:-

email to or print and post to Brickhouse Farm, Poulton Close, Maldon, Essex, CM9 6NG

If you are having difficulty with the online form, we can arrange to send you an application form via email or post, please ring the offices on 01621 851640.

If you have not heard back from Action for Family Carers within two weeks after the closing date, please presume that you have not been selected for interview.

Supporting Carers in Essex is a partnership of registered charities working together to support unpaid carers of all ages across Essex.

Registered Charity No: 1127164

Action for Family Carers is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
If you have difficulty reading this please call us or come into the Brickhouse Farm office.


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Application Pack

Information

Job Description

Person Specification

Centre Profile

Policy Statement

 

Downloads

Application Form

Equal Opportunity Form