We want to promote emotional resilience and good mental health and well-being?
We want to support informal unpaid carers?
We are seeking to appoint
a suitably enthusiastic, motivated and experienced person as

Carers’ Support Co-ordinator (Mental Health)

£22,386 per annum (£13,432 pro rata) - £12.30 per hour, 21 hours per week

Based in Uxbridge

Main purpose of the role is:

1) To identify and support unpaid carers in Hillingdon, with a particular focus on the provision of services for carers looking after someone with mental ill health to mitigate the sometimes negative impacts of this challenging caring situation.

2) To work closely with the Hillingdon Carers’ Partnership, the Mental Health Development Officer at Hillingdon Carers, and with carers of someone with mental ill health, to co-design a new range of support services.

The Co-ordinator will liaise with other statutory and voluntary sector agencies to provide an integrated approach to supporting carers who live in the Borough.

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is:
12.00 noon Tuesday 2nd May 2017.

Job Description

Personal Specification

Application Form

Equality & Diversity ​​​​​Form

Carers Trust Thames provides care and support to enable unpaid carers to have a break from their caring role. We also provide support to anyone who needs help to remain as independent as possible.

Carers Service Manager

19.5hrs per week, £32,000pa pro rata (salary £16,640)

Requirements: significant management experience, knowledge of Ealing services, experience of managing community support services, understanding of safeguarding, great partnership and communication skills, strong ICT competency, knowledge of carer issues.

The post benefits from: staff discount scheme, employee assistance programme, Childcare Vouchers*, pension*, 28 days holiday pro rata, training and occupational sick pay. *Eligible staff only

If you are interested in finding out more, please contact Piera Jalan, Area Manager, as soon as possible on pjalan@carerstrustthames.org.uk or 01895 542681 for an informal chat and information pack.

Locality Manager
Up to 37.5 hours per week, £20,500 - £24,000pa plus up to 5% performance bonus

Efficient, compassionate and full of common sense?

Locality Manager required to help coordinate and manage our successful services for carers and people needing care in Hillingdon. You will be experienced in social care and confident in supervising staff and dealing with clients. You will manage a team of Care Support Workers, carry out client assessments, work with partners and roster visits for your locality.

Every day will be different – from ensuring that a carer’s respite break is delivered on time, to mentoring a new worker, to working with your manager to grow the business, to networking locally – your job will be diverse, challenging and very rewarding.

You will be part of a small, supportive office team who cover each other’s work where necessary, but you have responsibility for what happens in your area – when it is successful you can take the credit and know it is because of the hard work of you and your team.

If this sounds like your kind of job and we are your kind of charity, download the documents below and return the completed forms to jobs@carerstrustthames.org.uk
For an informal discussion about the role call Piera on 01895 258888.

Job Description

Application Form

Equal Opportunities Form

Recruitment of Ex-Offenders

We are currently recruiting care workers who have the passion, enthusiasm and commitment to provide support to carers and people with care needs. If you feel you could develop the skills for this role and can work at least 16 hours per week, please contact us on 01895 258888 for more information or visit our website: www.carerstrustthames.org.uk.

Pay between £8.63 - £13.00 and 40p per mile
28 days paid holiday pro rata.
Our average visit times are 90 minutes.
No experience required – free induction training and equipment
Training and promotion opportunities.

We are particularly looking for people who are local to Hillingdon, Hounslow and Ealing.