Rate of pay: £22,126 FTE

Hours per week: Various

Location: Bideford and Ivybridge

Contract: This is a fixed-term contract to 30th April 2023

We currently have the following vacancies for Carers Support Officers (CSOs):

  • Carers Support Officer – North Devon, based in Bideford. 18.5 hours per week, £11,063 pa
  • Carers Support Officer – West Devon, based in Ivybridge. 22-37 hours per week (full and part time hours available), £13,156 – £22,126 pa
  • Carers Support Officer – South Devon, based in Ivybridge. 32 hours per week, £19,136 pa

CSOs are vital to the delivery of Devon Carers services undertaking carers assessments and carers support planning, by telephone and face-to-face.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Undertaking Carers Assessments (Health and Wellbeing Checks) for carers;
  • Action planning following Carers Assessments;
  • Support planning following Carers Assessments, including those undertaken by others;
  • Delivery of additional/intensive support for carers associated with action/support plans; and
  • Help to promote and support carers through:
    • Carer awareness raising, including at drop-ins/clinics in primary care, and
    • Facilitation of carers support groups and other community- and peer-based support activities.

Full details can be found in the Job Description

Closing date for applications: 5pm Friday 6th July 2018

Please indicate clearly on your application which vacancy you are applying for.

To apply

Please download an application form and return it to [email protected]. Please use the supporting statement to evidence how you are suitable for the role. Please use the supporting statement to evidence how you meet the essential and desirable criteria in the job description.

A DBS check is required for this post