Lanarkshire Carers is a well-established carer led organisation. We work with and for carers to develop and deliver services that make a positive difference to their lives. Lanarkshire Carers is a value-based organisation with a 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 across Lanarkshire that enable unpaid carers to continue to care, whilst maintaining their own health and wellbeing.

Now celebrating over 25 years in Lanarkshire, we have opportunities to join an organisation where you will be supported, valued and well rewarded. Our personal outcome based service delivery model is currently supporting all staff to work remotely from home as we plan our return to workplaces. 

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 welcomes applications from people who may not wish to work full time. Lanarkshire Carers is a carer positive employer. Our Board of Directors, staff and volunteers are committed to making Lanarkshire Carers a great place to work.

Carer Support Worker (CSW/11/2021/01)

Lanarkshire Carers Grade 4, SCP 11 - 14 (£25,274 - £27,954)

Full time 35 hours per week (Full and Part-time will be considered)

Carer Support Workers (CSW) work closely with staff, volunteers, carers and partner organisations to develop, plan and deliver comprehensive information, advice and support services for carers in Lanarkshire.

Post holders will be based between our centres in Hamilton and Airdrie and localities throughout Lanarkshire. Some of the Carer Support Worker posts advertised will be focussed on developing strong partnerships between Lanarkshire Carers and Hospital sites across 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 08 December 2021 at 4:30pm

Interviews will be held on: Wednesday 15 and Thursday 16 December 2021 (All applicants must be available on the interview date.) 

Interviews will be held in our head office in Hamilton.

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.

To apply:

Job Description

Application Form

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Volunteering Opportunities

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

Click here to go to our Volunteering Page