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 Information Worker

Reference: CIW/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 19 to 22 (£19,256 rising to circa £20,843).

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

The Carers Information Worker is a key post within the organisation working across Lanarkshire, managing internal and external relationships. Responsible to Lanarkshire Carers Centre’s Carer Resource and Communications Officer, the post holder will work closely with staff, volunteers, carers and partner organisations to develop and maintain robust information and advice services that inform carers, staff, board members and stakeholders.

The post holder will promote excellent communication, collaborative working and partnerships between statutory, voluntary and community organisations and to ensure the delivery of more effective support to carers.

Experience in information, advice, marketing or communications is essential. Good oral, presentation and written communication skills are required for this post with a sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office systems.

Closing date for applications: at close of business on Monday 1 May 2017.

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 17 May 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.