Rate of pay: £17,043 pa (£22,126 FTE)

Hours per week: 28.5

Location: Cranbrook

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

Employer: Action East Devon

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a vacancy for an individual with excellent communication and interpersonal skills to join the team as a Carers Support Officer (CSO). The employer will be Action East Devon and will be based at Cranbrook.

Our CSOs are vital to the carers service undertaking carers assessments and 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: 9am Thursday 4th October 2018

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

To apply

Please download an 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 role