Are you passionate about empowering and supporting carers?
This is an exciting opportunity to work for a Queen’s Award winning charity supporting unpaid carers in the London borough of Redbridge. Redbridge Carers Support Service (RCSS) aims to make a positive difference to the lives of unpaid carers in the diverse communities of Redbridge by providing them with a range of services, support and recognition.
As a Community Support Worker you will give advice and information to carers and work closely with them to develop person centred support plans. You will work within a dynamic Community Support Team delivering our holistic range of services including peer support groups, health and wellbeing activities, advice surgeries, outreach and events across the borough. You will be working with inspirational carers and helping to develop our amazing volunteer befrienders.
If you have experience of 1-1 support work and of providing advice and information, particularly around welfare benefits, this could be the perfect role for you. They are looking for someone with an understanding of carers issues and experience of working with people from diverse communities. This is a varied and demanding role requiring good communication and time management skills and a common sense approach to helping others. Your skills and experience will make a positive difference to the lives of carers and their families. They offer training and self development opportunities to all staff and a workplace pension scheme.
This is a part time, permanent, 18 hour per week post mainly based in Ilford with some community outreach work.
Please read the Job Description/Person Specification before completing the application.
CVs will not be accepted.
Failure to address the requirements of the Person Specification may result in applications not being shortlisted.
Email completed applications to: firstname.lastname@example.org by the closing date of: Monday 4th June 2018, 5pm.
Please call 0208 514 6251 if you require further information.