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Ref no:
227989
Published:
22/7/2021
Closes:
16/8/2021
Location:
VOCAL Carer Centre, 30/1 Hardengreen Estate, Dalhousie Road, Dalkeith, EH22 3NX
Salary:
£27,986 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Part Time
Hours:
30 hours per week

This position has expired.

An exciting new opportunity has arisen to work with VOCAL supporting the engagement, planning, delivery and promotion of the carer training and peer support programme for unpaid carers across Midlothian. 

The programme will support over 200 carers per year to access training, and over 250 carers to access peer support. The post holder will also be expected to work in partnership with over 50+ community and statutory sector groups.

To be successful in the role you will be able to evidence an excellent understanding of the diverse range of caring situations, the impact of caring on peoples’ lives and the barriers carers face at different points of the caring journey. You will also have: excellent facilitation and training skills with experience in planning and delivering comprehensive training programmes to a range of audiences; excellent knowledge of health and social care, including key legislation and policy affecting carers; digital competence; and an ability to communicate effectively with individuals, carer groups and partner agencies.