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NLA/Carer Engagement and Involvement Lead- Carers Support Centre

closing date 3 Jul

Job Summary

Contract Type: Part Time/Permanent
Advert Start Date: 16 June, 2017
Advert End Date: 03 July, 2017
Salary: £26,507 FTE (pro rata), £15,904 (actual)
Location: Please refer to advertisement
Weekly Hours: 22.5 hours a week
Job Category: Non-Local Authority Job
Vacancy Ref: 723/Carer Engagement and Involvement Lead/EP

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An opportunity to be part of our creative and dynamic team that aims to make life better for carers in Bristol and South Gloucestershire

Carers Support Centre (CSC) Bristol and South Gloucestershire provides a wide range of information, advice and support services for unpaid carers of all ages. Three out of five people in the UK will become carers at some point in their lives.

Carer Engagement and Involvement Lead – Bristol and South Gloucestershire

22.5 hours per week - £26,507 FTE (pro rata), £15,904 (actual)

You will take responsibility for reviewing and further developing carer engagement and involvement mechanisms to ensure that CSC service development is carer led. In addition to ensure that the carers ‘voice’ is heard by decision makers at a strategic level both locally and nationally.

The postholder will demonstrate a thorough understanding of the needs and issues facing carers and awareness of the issues currently affecting the health and social care sector.

Experience of local and national policy work are essential aspects as is an ability to interpret policy briefings and present these in an accessible format. Recent and relevant working knowledge of the issues and best practice in relation to service user engagement, involvement and representation are also essential criteria.

If the above sounds like you and you have an ability to work on your own initiative, manage time effectively, prioritise your own workload and work to tight deadlines, we would like to hear from you.

So, if you are ready to join our dynamic and creative team here at CSC, to help carers get more out of life, please call 0117 939 2562 for further information.

For an application pack, please visit our website where you will find a link to our vacancies on our home page (preferred option please).

If you do not have access to the internet please call our 24-hour answer phone service on 0117 9589973 or email:

Closing date: Monday 3rd July 2017 at 12:00 noon

Interview date: Wednesday 12th July

NOTE: this is not a local authority post and applicants will need to satisfy themselves with regard to condition of service.