London, Greater London
£27,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Support and Information Worker

Could you be at the centre of our busy charity?

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 give information and advice, organise respite, offer complementary therapies, deliver training, provide peer support, we arrange fun events and much more.  In short, we are the Carer's friend and advocate, often helping Carers through difficult times.

We are currently offering an exciting opportunity to be at the absolute centre of our operations, with this role of Support and Informaton Worker.

The successful applicant will have excellent communication and organisational skills.  They will have experience of providing information and advice in a busy setting with competing priorities, and a commitment to working with Carers and volunteers. They will be able to adapt to providing services both face to face and via virtual platforms whilst maintaining a consistent service for Carers.

About us

Wandsworth Carers’ Centre is a well-established Carers support service in Wandsworth since 1995.  We provide a range of support services to unpaid Carers and work with our partner Bluebird Care Wandsworth to deliver a respite service.  Our work is supported by a valued team of volunteers.

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

We want to hear from all interested candidates, and to be considered for the position we strongly recommend submitting a detailed covering letter along with your CV, outlining why you're right for the role.

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Application Instructions

If you would like to apply for this, job please submit:
• Your CV
• A covering letter stating how your experience relates to the person specification and why you want the job
• Contact details of 2 referees, one of whom needs to be your current or most recent employer
• Current salary and notice period

Please note, your application will not be considered if the above mentioned is not included.

Closing date for applications: 5pm Friday 21st May 2021
Date of interview: Thursday 03rd June 2021

Posted on: 29 April 2021
Closed date: 21 May 2021
Job ref: Support and Information Worker
Tags: Advice, Information, Support Worker

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