Hospital Carers Liaision Worker

Closing date: March 22, 2023
Closing time: 12 noon
Salary: £24,300 full time - 37.5 hours (pro rata for job share role)

Hours: 37.5 full time (9am-5pm Monday to Friday)
Job Type: Permanent
Interview: 05/04/2023

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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 carers and work with NHS staff to ensure that services are carer focused.Hospital Carer Liaison WorkerHours 37.5 hours per week (or 2 x 18.75 roles as job share)Salary £24,300 per annum.Main 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 07564 783412 for further information.

How to apply:

For an application form or details of how to submit a CV and additional evidence, please visit our website where you will find all necessary information.If you do not have access to the internet, please call our office on 0117 9392562 or email: date 22nd March 2023 @ 12 noonInterview date: 5th April 2023Registered 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.