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Working for Carers Employment Personal Advisor

 

Exciting opportunity for an experienced Employment Advisor to support unpaid carers move closer to employment.

 

Contributing to the overall success of the London Wide Building Better Opportunities (BBO) project, Employment Personal Advisors will be required to deliver the Working for Carers employment support project across 8 London Boroughs - Redbridge, Barking & Dagenham, Havering, Hackney, Greenwich, Waltham Forest, Tower Hamlets, Newham.

Based at the Redbridge hub, with some occasional travel, Employment Advisors will be required to support unpaid carers through a range of interventions, tailored to meet the needs of each participant including:

o One-to-one support

o Needs assessments and action planning

o Carer-specific employability training workshops

o Peer and group activities

Employment Personal Advisors will be required to effectively work with the internal hub (Redbridge) project and wider Working for Carers programme team to support carers across the region to move towards and realise their employment goals.

Employment Personal Advisors will be required to work closely with local stakeholders and be responsible for managing a caseload of participants and facilitating their journey through the project. Employment Personal Advisors will carry out holistic personalised assessments and provide good sign posting options for participants that require additional support outside of employability options.

Please apply by reading through the Job Description/Person specification and completing the attached application form. CV's will not be accepted.

Failure to address the person specification could result in applications not being shortlisted.

 

Applications should be emailed to wfc@rcss.org.uk by Monday 28th May 2018, 5pm

 

Please call 0208 514 6251 if you require further information.

 

EPA Person Specification
WFC EPA JD_PS April 2018.doc
Microsoft Word document [655.0 KB]

                     

EPA Application Form
Application Form April 2018.doc
Microsoft Word document [140.0 KB]

 

Community Support Worker

 

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.  We 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.  We 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. Salary £25, 966 FTE (pro rata £13, 354 per annum)

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: office@rcss.org.uk by the closing date of: Monday 4th June 2018, 5pm.

 

Please call 0208 514 6251 if you require further information.

 

Community Support Worker Person Specification
JD PS - May 2018.doc
Microsoft Word document [922.0 KB]

    

Application Form
Application Form April 2018.doc
Microsoft Word document [140.0 KB]

Contact us today

If you have any queries or wish to make an appointment, please contact us:

 

020 8514 6251

office@rcss.org.uk

 

Or use our contact form

 

We are located at:

Redbridge Carers Support Service
12 Clements Court

Clements Lane

Ilford, Essex

IG1 2QY

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© Redbridge Carers Support Service. RCSS is a company limited by guarantee, Company no. 2959566. Charity no. 1057505. 12 Clements Court, Clements Lane, Ilford, Essex IG1 2QY. Fax: 020 8553 2293. Email: office@rcss.org.uk