Care for the Carers – Job Vacancies – 3rd Sept
Are you passionate about making a difference to the lives of local carers?
Care for the Carers is seeking to recruit to four new posts supporting its work to reach unpaid carers across East Sussex.
Community Development Worker
37 hours per week
Salary: £21,589 per annum
The Community Development Worker will build visibility of the Carers Centre within localities, developing local partnerships, representing carers’ voices within community forums, and increasing reach to hidden carers.
The successful applicant will be a skilled communicator with excellent IT and organisational skills. Experience of undertaking community development work is essential, as is an understanding of carers’ needs and rights. As you will be required to travel within East Sussex, being a car driver is essential.
37 hours per week
Salary: £24,313 per annum
The Communications Officer will raise the profile of Care for the Carers and East Sussex carers, through a range of media platforms, publications and our website, enabling us to reach more carers and to raise awareness.
The successful applicant will be organised and a skilled communicator, with excellent writing and IT skills and an eye for design. Experience of working with press and media is essential, as is the ability to produce attractive and relevant information materials.
10 hours per week
Salary: £5,285 per annum
The Engagement Administrator will provide administrative support to Care for the Carers projects and its Senior Management Team, communicating with carers and stakeholders, and organising meetings, events and activities.
The successful applicant will have experience of providing administrative support at a senior level, excellent communication and IT skills, and the ability to prioritise workload according to organisational needs.
Young Carers Counselling Administrator
7.5 hours per week
Salary: £3,810 per annum
The Young Carers Counselling Administrator will provide administrative support to the delivery of a safe, professional and accessible counselling service for young carers, liaising with young carers, counsellors, and venue and transport providers, and inputting monitoring and evaluation records on a database.
The successful applicant will have experience of providing administrative support and maintaining records within a database, the ability to prioritise workload, and excellent communication and IT skills. This post is supported by BBC Children in Need.
All posts are subject to a DBS check.
Care for the Carers is committed to valuing diversity and is an equal opportunities employer. We have a number of measures in place to support the carers in its employment including carers leave. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates as BAME and disabled people are currently under-represented in our workforce.
An Application Pack is available by clicking on the link: www.cftc.org.uk/work-with-us, or by calling Stephanie Blake on 01323 738390.