Mid Essex GP Carer Liaison Worker


Mid Essex


28 hours £19,786 pro rata

Action for Family Carers is a thriving charity which for nearly 30 years has been providing support for Carers who have unpaid, caring responsibilities for others.  We are a Carers Trust Network Partner and Centre of Excellence.  We provide information, advice, peer support, counselling and respite day care across Essex, working within schools, GP practices and in a variety of community settings.

We have an exciting opportunity to develop a new role within our organisation. Action for Family Carers has been supported by the Provide Foundation to expand our work with GP’s in Mid Essex helping them to be more aware of the challenges of the unpaid caring role and the support that is available.

Mid Essex GP Carer Liaison Worker

Salary: 28 hours £19,786 pro rata

 This post is a fixed term contract until 31st May 2020.

You will be working with a range of GP practices across the Mid Essex area during the project

The role includes:

Developing positive and effective working relationships with GP Practices in Mid Essex to help them to raise awareness and understanding of the role of unpaid, family carers

Providing support to Practices to set up noticeboards, deliver staff education, and introduce other ways of identifying and supporting Carers to continue with their role for longer.

Providing support to individual or groups of Carers within local areas.  


 You will need to be:

An excellent communicator

Able to work flexibly and collaboratively with other people

Confident in your knowledge and expertise to advise on the unpaid caring role

We offer:

Full induction and relevant training.

Contributory pension scheme.

A chance to be part of a Carer-centred, supportive and friendly team.

 For an application pack go to www.affc.org.uk


Closing date for completed applications: 9am 28th  May  2019.


Interviews will be held in week commencing  - TBC.


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


 Registered Charity

Closing date for completed applications

Tuesday 28th May 2019

Interviews will take place on


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 recruitment@affc.org.uk 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.

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