Top Job Mental Health Carer Support Worker

Mental Health Carer Support Worker

  • Employer - North Tyneside Carers' Centre
  • Reference number -
  • Sector - Charity
  • Department - Mental Health
  • Location - North Shields
  • Salary - £22,003 per annum
  • Duration - Contract
  • Hours - Full time | 37 hours per week - Funded until 31st March 2019
  • Closing date - Monday, 08 January 2018

Description

Working as part of a team of Carer Support Workers, the post holder will work with carers caring for a family member or friend with a mental health condition to:

  • Provide specialist information, advice and guidance.
  • Support carers to understand their rights and make informed choices.
  • Support carers to have a life outside of caring.
  • Support carers to maintain their own health and wellbeing.
  • Provide advocacy support for carers to ensure their views are considered during the care planning process.

The post holder will have:

At least 2 years’ experience working in mental health services;

Direct experience of working with adults on a one to one basis and in group settings;

Excellent communication and organisational skills;

Empathy and a desire to improve the lives of carers in North Tyneside.

Contact information

Application packs are available via our website www.northtynesidecarers.org.uk

Completed application packs to be returned to;

North Tyneside Carers’ Centre, 3rd floor, YMCA Building, Church Way, North Shields, NE29 0AB.

Map for NE29 0AB

Interview information

Friday 12th January 2018

How to apply

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