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Adult Carers Support Coordinator 

Hours:

18.75 hours per week

Salary:

£12,659 pa 

Location:

The job is based primarily at Community House, South Street, Bromley but will require travelling to other parts of Bromley and working from home. There is no onsite car parking

Closing Date:

Midnight 23rd May 2022

Interviws: 

Week Commencing 30th May 2022

Job purpose:

To provide emotional and practical support to Adult Carers in the London Borough of Bromley, aligned and working closely with the integrated care networks.

Key work areas and tasks:

  • To offer emotional and practical support to build resilience for carers on a one-to-one basis.
  • To provide support face to face, over the phone and in group settings.
  • To develop and run local support groups.
  • To actively target those carers facing multiple issues, most likely to fall into crisis
  • To support carers to access and where appropriate complete Carer’s Assessments
  • To build and maintain a network of contacts with local service providers
  • To organise and participate in carers drop in and advice activities around the borough
  • To organise and participate in training events for carers and professionals.
  • To organise and participate in events for carers and or to raise awareness of carers needs, such as but not limited to Carers Week and Carers Rights Day.
  • To run an active caseload within the KPI requirements of the PSIS contract.
  • To input cases on to the Charity log system accurately
  • To ensure that services are accessible to carers
  • To participate in the provision of news and the production of the Carers newsletter
  • To collaborate with other Bromley Well partners, including Mencap/MIND etc. to ensure effective appropriate referral pathways for quality service provision.
  • To abide by and take part in the development and review of policy and procedures for the Carers pathway.

Other tasks and requirements

  • At all times to maintain the professional integrity and reputation of the Charity and represent their main interests in any dealings with other bodies, groups and individuals.
  • To attend monthly supervision meetings with the Services Manager.
  • To undertake any other duties commensurate with the purpose and remit of the post.

Age UK Bromley & Greenwich is a local, independent charity with a reputation for quality and innovation and the leading voluntary sector provider of services to older people in the London Boroughs of Bromley & Greenwich.

 

Information Pack

Find out more detail about the role in our Information Pack with a full job description, person specification and the benefits of working with us

How to Apply

If you have any questions please email or phone us on 020 8315 1850.

Age UK Bromley & Greenwich is the trading name for Age Concern Bromley, registered Charity No. 1060861