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Carer Adviser (Northallerton)

01/07/2024 Releases Top News Vacancies
Carer Adviser (Northallerton)

We are seeking an experienced:

Carer Adviser

Options of 22.5 or 37.5 hour per week (please indicate on your application form your preference of hours, if we recruit 22.5 hours it would be a job share of x2 positions)  

Salary: £26,598 FTE (pro rata for 22.5 hrs - £15,958)

Fixed term until 31st March 2027 (in the first instance) 

Based from Northallerton office

An Unpaid Carer is someone who provides unpaid support to family, friends or a neighbour in your community who could not manage without this help. This could be, caring for a relative, partner or friend who is ill, frail, disabled, has mental health needs or substance misuse.

The Carer Adviser will provide a service of information, advice, guidance & support, including emotional support for adult carers 18+ in the Hambleton and Richmondshire area.

The successful candidate will follow an unpaid carers journey from assessment to action planning and evaluation of their support. Raising awareness of unpaid caring and its impact, is an important element of the role, so the candidate should be able to deliver talks and training to carers and professionals to raise awareness within the community.

They will be proactive in their approach to support the development of the service, therefore enthusiastic and forward thinking with ideas to reach more carers within the local communities.

If this sounds like the role for you, we offer in return an attractive annual leave package of 25 days plus bank holidays (with service length increases up to 30 days plus bank holidays). We also offer a healthcare cover plan for free dental and optical care plus a range of other benefits.

Own transport essential due to some rural locations.

Closing date for applications: noon on Monday 15th July  2024

Interviews will take place on: Tuesday 30th July in Northallerton

Should the right candidate not be recruited the post will remain open until the right candidate is found.

Carers Plus Yorkshire is a well-established charity of over 29 years, providing information, advice and support to unpaid family Carers and the wider community across multiple districts of North Yorkshire including Scarborough, Whitby, Ryedale, Hambleton and Richmondshire.

See full job description and person specification below.

Contact us for more information:  or 01723 850155

Please return completed application packs (download below), or send your current CV and covering letter, to 

Job Description

Person Specification

Application Form - editiable PDF

Application Form - Word version

General Briefing Paper 

Equal Opportunities Form

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