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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, engaged, 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 2022/2023 - Carers at the Centre. 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. Our Board of Governors are committed to making Lanarkshire Carers a great place to work.

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 an Exemplary Carer Positive employer. A workplace pension scheme is available along with group life and critical illness cover and many other benefits.

PVG

Posts are subject to successful PVG application.

Our Workstyles

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.

Current Vacancies

Reference - CSW/06/2024

Lanarkshire Carers Grade 4, SCP 12-14b, £30,039 - £32,917.

The position is full-time, 35 hours per week, worked flexibly to include occasional evenings and weekends, however, part-time hours may also be considered for the right candidate. 

Lanarkshire Carers is recruiting a Carer Support Worker to join our professional and committed staff team working to make a positive difference delivering information, advice and support services for unpaid carers throughout Lanarkshire.

What are we looking for?
If you are a positive, caring, responsive, hardworking and professional practitioner who shares our values and our commitment to providing excellent unpaid carer services and support across Lanarkshire please read on. The role of a Carer Support Worker is demanding and diverse, requiring an organised and skilled approach to manage different workstreams, individual caseloads and new referrals on a daily basis. Others including staff and volunteers within the organisation will look to you for ideas, direction, solutions and innovation.

This is a direct carer-facing role and you will engage with unpaid carers in person, individually, in groups, in communities, in our premises, on the phone and online. We operate public offices and outreach activities; carers contact us in many different ways. Lanarkshire Carers is a digitally enabled organisation, and you will be able to demonstrate the required skills in all aspects of your work. We are looking for people who understand the culture and value of this sector and nature of job roles within a carer-led organisation.

Who are we looking for?
You will have a relevant qualification in health or social care and preferable some work experience relevant to this post. We will also consider someone who is qualified by work and other experience with demonstrable and relevant skills. You must have a good understanding of the impact of caring and the issues unpaid carers face. You will have experience of providing individual and group work support and case management delivering person-centred, strength based and outcome-focused approaches.

Lanarkshire Carers is an organisation where you will be supported, valued and well rewarded. Post holders will be based between Lanarkshire Carers Centre: Hamilton and/or Airdrie and in outreach and co-located locality and health/social care venues throughout Lanarkshire. Working from home/hybrid working may also be required.

Lanarkshire Carers
Lanarkshire Carers is a well-established, award-winning 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. For more information see the attached job description for the post.

Staff values and benefits
Our Board of Directors is committed to making Lanarkshire Carers a great place to work. Lanarkshire Carers works flexibly and is a carer positive employer. A generous annual leave and public holiday allocation provides 37 days leave, rising to 42 days with increased length of service. A workplace pension scheme is available along with group life and critical illness cover and other benefits. We offer an Employee Assistance Programme and also Credit Union Membership. Our staff learning and development programme ensures you have access to continuous professional development, with progression routes across the organisation.

Before you apply, please review the job description and find out more about us and why Lanarkshire Carers a great place to work. We are a carer positive employer and work flexibly to meet the needs of carers. A generous annual leave and public holiday package is offered, along with a workplace pension scheme, group life/critical illness cover and many other benefits. Lanarkshire Carers is an Equal Opportunities employer.

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.

Additional Information
Please view our website for more information about Lanarkshire Carers where you will also find our Annual Report - Carers at the Centre for 2022/2023. 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.

PVG
Post holders require a countersigned membership of the PGV scheme.

Our workstyles
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: Friday 28 June 2024 - *Please note: Lanarkshire Carers may decide to close this position earlier than stated depending on the volume of applications so please apply as soon as possible.

Informal enquiries are welcomed - please call and ask to speak to a Carer Services Manager or an Assistant Carer Service Manager.

Interviews will be held in Lanarkshire Carers Centre: Hamilton on Thursday 11 and Friday 12 July 2024. All applicants must be available on the date notified.

Reference: HRC/06/2024

Lanarkshire Carers is recruiting a Human Resource Co-ordinator to join our professional and committed staff team working to make a positive difference delivering information, advice and support services for unpaid carers throughout Lanarkshire. The position is part time, up to 21 hours per week, which is negotiable for the right candidate, meaning options for less hours could be considered.

Lanarkshire Carers is a progressive organisation where you will be supported, valued and well rewarded. Human Resources Co-ordinator salary is Grade 5, SCP 15-17, £19,953 – £21,163.

What are we looking for?
If you are a positive, caring, responsive, hardworking and experienced Human Resources professional who shares our values and our commitment to providing excellent unpaid carer services and support across Lanarkshire please read on. The role of Human Resources Co-ordinator is a new role developed to support the management team with the delivery of the organisations human resource business functions, helping to ensure we recruit and retain high quality staff and have effective people management and development processes. You will assist the Board of Directors, as part of the leadership team within the Business/Finance support, progressing their ambition to be an employer of choice.

Lanarkshire Carers is a fast paced and digitally enabled organisation. We operate public offices and outreach activities; carers contact us in many different ways. We are looking for people who understand the culture and value of this sector and nature of job roles within a carer led organisation.

Who are we looking for?
You will have a relevant qualification and/or experience that demonstrates the knowledge and skills required for this role. You will understand HR policy, practice and procedures and how to support managers with all aspects of this work. You might also have an understanding of the impact of caring, the issues unpaid carers face, the services Lanarkshire Carers provides and our organisational structure.

Lanarkshire Carers
Lanarkshire Carers is a well-established, award winning 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.

For more information see the attached job description for the post.

Staff values and benefits
Our Board of Directors is committed to making Lanarkshire Carers a great place to work. Lanarkshire Carers works flexibly and is a carer positive employer. A generous annual leave and public holiday allocation provides 37 days leave, rising to 42 days with increased length of service for full time staff and pro rate for part time staff. A workplace pension scheme is available, along with group life and critical illness cover and other benefits. We offer an Employee Assistance Programme and also Credit Union Membership. Our staff learning and development programme ensures you have access to continuous professional development, with progression routes across the organisation.

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.

Additional Information
Please visit our website www.lanarkshirecarers.org.uk for more information about Lanarkshire Carers where you will also find our annual report for 2022/2023. 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.

PVG
Post holders require a countersigned membership of the PGV scheme.

Our workstyles
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: Friday 12 July 2024

Informal enquiries are welcomed - please call and ask to speak to the Finance Co-ordinator.

Interviews will be held in Lanarkshire Carers Centre end of July/beginning of August 2024

Job Description

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Volunteering Opportunities

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

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Lanarkshire Carers Centre: Hamilton

Ground Floor Left
Princes Gate
60 Castle Street
Hamilton
ML3 6BU

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

Lanarkshire Carers Centre: Airdrie

Airdrie Locality Support Services
92 Hallcraig Street
Airdrie
ML6 6AW

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