Carers GP Liaison Worker (Clacton)




: £21,733 - £23,058 : 35 hours per week

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 across Essex, working within schools, hospitals and GP Practices and in a variety of community settings.


We are seeking applications for the following post:


Carers GP Liaison Worker (Clacton)


Salary: £21,733 - £23,058 : 35 hours per week


This post is a fixed term contract until 31st March 2019.


Your role will be to support GP Practices in Clacton to identify Carers and provide appropriate information and advice to address Carers needs.

This may be by

  • Providing information to GP practice staff and supporting the development of policies and procedures  
  • Providing information, signposting and advocacy to Carers within the practices
  • 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
  • Able to work collaboratively with other agencies


We offer:

  • Full induction and training
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • A chance to be part of a Carer-centred, supportive and friendly team


Closing date for completed applications: 9am Tuesday 6th March

Interviews will be held on Thursday 15th March



Action for Family Carers is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  

 Registered Charity No: 1127164

Closing date for completed applications

Friday 9th March 2018

Interviews will take place on

Thursday 15th March 2018

Application Pack

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

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.

Send us your application

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