Lanarkshire Carers is a well-established carer led organisation built on a vision to work with and for carers to develop and deliver services that make a positive difference to their lives. A value based organisation, our mission is to ensure that carers in Lanarkshire are identified, well informed, involved, supported and empowered. We deliver information, advice and direct support services that enable unpaid carers to continue to care, whilst maintaining their own health and wellbeing.
Please browse through our website for more information about Lanarkshire Carers where you will also find our annual report for 2020/2021. This provides a good overview of our work and job roles. Our staff team, many of whom are carers themselves, are committed to making caring a positive experience.
Equality of Opportunity in Employment
Lanarkshire Carers is an Equal Opportunities employer and all applicants for posts receive equal treatment irrespective of ethnic origin, gender, disability, religion, sexuality, and age.
Lanarkshire Carers works flexibly and is a carer positive employer. A workplace pension scheme is available along with group life and critical illness cover and benefits.
Reference - SBBLW/05/2022
Lanarkshire Carers Grade 3, SCP 8-10 (£23,842 – £25,351)
Full Time, 35 hours per week
Responsible to the member of the management/coordinator team and working as directed by the management/co-ordination team, Short Breaks Bureau Link Workers works closely with staff, volunteers, carers and partner organisations to develop, plan and deliver comprehensive information, advice and support services for carers in Lanarkshire. The post holder will help shape and develop Lanarkshire Carers Short Breaks Bureau.
The Short Breaks Bureau Link Workers will help develop and promote good practice that improves access to short breaks. They will work collaboratively with the management/co-ordination team with activity related to the work of the Short Breaks Bureau and the wider organisation.
Post holders will be based between our centres in Hamilton and Airdrie, and localities throughout Lanarkshire. Working from home/hybrid working may also be required. All staff work on an outreach basis in community, health and social care venues across Lanarkshire.
Closing Date: Tuesday 7 June 2022, 4:30pm
Interviews will be held in our head office in Hamilton on Wednesday 15 June 2022.
All interviewees will be required to adhere to current covid guidelines to ensure safety in the workplace. A Guidance checklist will be given following confirmation.
We have various volunteering opportunities available at Lanarkshire Carers. You can find out about these opportunities by visiting our Volunteering page.