Lanarkshire Carers Centre is the key resource for carers in Lanarkshire delivering a diverse range of information, advice and direct carer support services.  Lanarkshire Carers Centre has a centre in Hamilton and a second base in Airdrie. Services are delivered in outreach locations throughout Lanarkshire. Carer Support Workers also operate from locality social work teams.  


Carer Resource and Training Officer

Reference: CRDO/35/4/17

This is a full-time post 35 hours per week – flexible to include evening and weekend working. Based between Hamilton Centre, Airdrie base and localities. The post holder will work on an outreach basis in venues across Lanarkshire.

Lanarkshire Carers Centre Salary Points 29 to 32 (£26,003 rising to circa £28,000). It is Lanarkshire Carers Centre policy that all applicants will start at the first incremental point of this scale. Workplace Pension Scheme available.

Working as part of the management team the post holder will be responsible to Lanarkshire Carers Centre Manager. Working closely with staff, volunteers, carers and partner organisations to develop, coordinate, facilitate and review the delivery of comprehensive information, advice and support services for carers in Lanarkshire.

This role includes line management responsibility for staff and a coordinating role for the carer training and learning programme. The post holder will be responsible for the successful implementation of the business plan, contributing to the strategic development of the organisation and the services provided.

This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and highly motivated individual with a proven track record in health, social care or community work and experience of co-ordinating and delivering training programmes or services, good oral, presentation and written communication skills with a sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office systems.

Experience of working across public and voluntary sectors and a proven ability to establish strong links will be crucial.

Closing date for applications: at close of business on Monday 10th April 2017

Interviews will take place on: Thursday 20th April 2017. Please note that all applicants must be available on this date.

CV’s will not be accepted.

Please note that only candidates successfully short listed will be contacted.

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Carer Support Worker

Reference: CSW/35/4/17

This is a full-time post 35 hours per week – flexible to include evening and weekend working. Based between Hamilton Centre, Airdrie base and localities. The post holder will work on an outreach basis in venues across Lanarkshire.

Lanarkshire Carers Centre Salary Points 23 to 29 (£21,428 rising to circa £26,000).

It is Lanarkshire Carers Centre policy that all applicants will start at the first incremental point of this scale. Workplace Pension Scheme available.

The post holder will be responsible to a member of the management team within the organisation and will work closely with staff, volunteers, carers and partner organisations to develop, plan and deliver comprehensive information, advice and support services for carers in Lanarkshire. We seek to recruit an enthusiastic, motivated person with an awareness of the impact of the caring role within the family and the issues faced by unpaid carers. A good knowledge of health and social carer is advantageous and experience of working across statutory and voluntary sectors.

Closing date for applications: at close of business on Monday 10th April 2017

Interviews will take place on: Wednesday 26th April 2017. Please note that all applicants must be available on this date.

CV’s will not be accepted.

Please note that only candidates successfully short listed will be contacted.

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In addition to these vacancies, Lanarkshire Carers Centre also has a number of volunteer roles. Please contact us on 01698 428090 for further information.