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.

Flexible Employer

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.

Current Vacancies

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: Wednesday 06 July 2022, 4:30pm

Interviews will be held in our head office in Hamilton. Interview date will be confirmed with short-listed candidates.

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.

Volunteering Opportunities

We have various volunteering opportunities available at Lanarkshire Carers. You can find out about these opportunities by visiting our Volunteering page.

Vistit our Volunteering Page

Lanarkshire Carers Centre Hamilton

Ground Floor Left
Princes Gate
60 Castle Street

Monday - Friday:
9:00am to 4:30pm

Lanarkshire Carers Centre Airdrie

Airdrie Locality Support Services
92 Hallcraig Street

Monday - Friday:
9:00am to 4:30pm