Carers Hospital Liaison Worker

Closing date: February 2, 2023
Closing time: 12 noon
Salary: £24,300

Hours: 37.5 full time (9am-5pm Monday to Friday)
Job Type: Permanent
Interview: 15/02/2023

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Opportunities available to help make life better for carersCarers Support Centre (CSC) Bristol and South Gloucestershire provides a wide range of information, advice and support services for unpaid adult and young (children) carers.A carer is someone who provides support to family or friends who could not manage without this help. This could be caring for a relative, partner or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental health or substance misuse problems. All the care they give is unpaid.Three out of five people in the UK will become carers at some time in their lives.We currently have a vacancy within our Health Team to work with local hospital trusts to support cares and work with NHS staff to ensure that services are carer focused.Hospital Carer Liaison Worker37.5 hours per weekSalary £24,300 per annumMain Aims of Role.• To be a key reference point on carers issues.• Work with Health professionals to Identify carers and provide support, ensuring that the carers voice is heard and that they are seen as expert partners in the whole care process, including decision-making.• Raise carer awareness in hospital settings, particularly with nursing, discharge and multidisciplinary staff, through training and other activities.• Enable carers to access further support which will improve their quality of life.• Ensure carers from all communities have access to appropriate services and support.If you would like to know more about this role, please call 07825 299112 for further information.

How to apply:

For an application pack, please visit our website, where you will find both an application form or details of how to apply by CV (including details of the additional evidence we need).If you do not have access to the internet please call our 24-hour answer phone service on 0117 9589973 or email: date 2nd February 2023 @ 12 noonInterview date: 15th February 2023

Registered Charity Number: 1063226We are an Equal Opportunities employer, and our workplace is free of barriers and fully accessible for people with disabilities. We are committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults; from recruitment of staff through to supporting our team working with families and carers in crisis.