Wandsworth, Greater London
£28,192 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description


Are you energetic and passionate about enabling and supporting Carers?

We are a busy, ambitious charity operating at the heart of the Wandsworth community helping thousands of people across the borough in unpaid Caring roles.

We are looking for a driven, self-servicing individual to join our busy team, providing support to Carers.

This will involve direct provision of services, collaborative work with statutory and voluntary sector agencies, outreach, training and information and advocacy to Carers.

Carers Support and Development Worker

Salary: £28,192 pro rata

Full Time (35 hours per week)

The successful applicant will have knowledge and experience of the issues as they relate to Carers.  They will have experience of giving information and advice, particularly welfare benefits, as well as advocating on behalf of another; experience of one-to-one casework and facilitating support groups.  They will have excellent communication and IT skills, and a commitment to working in the voluntary sector. In addition, they will have experience of project development, delivering frontline services and managing their own schedule.

Wandsworth Carers’ Centre is an inclusive employer, committed to the continued development of a diverse workforce.

Wandsworth Carers Centre, 46 Balham High Rd, London, SW12 9AQ

Closing date for completed applications: 9am Monday 25th October   

Successful applicants will be notified and invited to interview by Friday 29th October; interviews will take place on Tuesday 2nd November.

Registered Charity No. 1053121

Refreshed on: 13 October 2021
Closed date: 25 October 2021
Tags: Advice, Information, Support Worker