Position: Adult Carers Project Worker
Hours: 36 hours per week, over 5 days
Annual Leave: 32 days annual leave, increasing to 37 days in year two of employment. This includes some set public holidays and closure over Christmas and New Year
Location: A mixture of remote working and working from The Broomhouse Hub EH11 3RH
Contract: Position funded for 12 months with a potential of extension
Closing date: midday, Monday 5th December 2022
Interviews: Friday 16th December 2022
Space is a community anchor organisation supporting people and their families in South Edinburgh, with some of our services stretching city wide. Our mission is:
‘To nurture, support & inspire, so that lives are fuller, potential is fulfilled & community connections flourish.’
Space delivers 19 projects, with 60 staff and over 250 volunteers. We deliver diverse services supporting young people, families, older people, and carers amongst others, engaging with local people more than 34,000 times last year.
More information about our projects can be found here – https://www.spacescot.org/ourservices/
Space are seeking to recruit a suitably experienced and skilled Project Worker to join our Adult Carers service in South West Edinburgh.
The post holder will work as part of our growing Carers team to improve the health, wellbeing and personal development of carers in the South West of Edinburgh.
This post holder will support and empower adult carers to access person centred support for their caring role including signposting, working in partnership with other carers services and wider community support organisations.
We work closely with the Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership Integrated Carers Team and health professionals from the Carer Support Hospital Discharge Team to ensure personal outcomes and support needs of carers are met.
The candidates will need to have suitable qualifications and experience of working with adult carers, with at least three years proven experience in a role that includes delivery of individual and group work.
The full job description and person specification for the role can be found HERE.
How to apply:
To apply, please return your completed application form and a covering letter detailing how your skills and experience meet each required area of the person specification for the role.
Email your completed application pack to firstname.lastname@example.org by midday Monday 5th December 2022.
Space & Broomhouse Hub is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity