Halifax, West Yorkshire
£10.09 per hour
Permanent, Part-time, 21 per week
Job description

Lead with your Heart at Making Space

We have an opportunity available for a carer support worker to join the team at our Carers Wellbeing Service based in Calderdale,West Yorkshire HX1 5BD which provides a value based support, advice and information service to carers living in the Calderdale area. 

Making Space is an award winning and values based national charity, we always aim high and our vision is to put Wellbeing at the Heart of Health & Social Care. At Making Space our focus is upon building relationships, connecting communities and providing quality care as unique as the people we support.

The Role:

You will  provide a values based support, advice and information service and empower and help carers with a range of issues on a one-to-one basis including by providing practical and emotional support, access to welfare benefit advice, carers assessments, emergency back up plans and to assist carers to develop coping strategies.

This role will also involve the development and delivery of a new buddying service for carers.

Whilst skills are important, our main priority for any new colleague is to find people who share similar values and attitudes to our own.

Who we are looking for:

Kind Hearts – generously building empathy and connection to create a sense of belonging

Tailor Making – nurturing unique relationships to make every day count

Dreaming Big – harnessing imagination we generate confidence in ourselves and others to take the first step

Having Courage – committing bravely to working in ways that take us to new places

Being Ready – responding to whatever comes our way by moving forward together

We offer a range of tailor-made rewards including:

Wagestream - Access up to 30% of your wages as you earn
Pension Schemes min 3% employer contribution
Paid sick leave
Death in Service benefit
Lifestyle discounts through Love 2 shop and Health service discounts
Holidays: 28 days inc. bank holidays subject to contract
Double time for Xmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day
Buy and sell up to 2 weeks holiday – statutory limits apply
Access to library of learning through e-learning portal
Free qualifications level 2 to 6 in Health and Social Care, Management, Admin plus others
Continuous professional development for professionally qualified colleagues
Career development opportunities – 1 in 2 senior posts filled through internal promotion
Travel schemes - cycle to work, car maintenance and 40p a mile travel expenses
Colleague engagement hub and monthly colleague awards


More about Making Space

What we do

We are a national charity and leading provider of health and social care services.

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Refreshed on: 17 December 2021
Closed date: 01 January 2022
Job ref: 2021-1132
Tags: Advice, Information, Support Worker

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