Action for Family Carers is currently recruiting for:-

Macmillan Carers Service Manager

Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer, you will manage the Macmillan Carers Support service and team.  The role will involve:

  • Ensuring the service meets challenging performance targets and quality standards
  • Demonstrating a positive impact for Carers of people at the end of life
  • Managing and motivating the team

Based in Maldon, managing a team across Essex this post is fixed term until 31st March 2017.  Salary £26,780 – £28,944, 35 hours per week (9am – 4.30pm, Monday to Friday).  Closing date for completed applications: 5pm on Thursday 9th April 2015.

Macmillan Carers Support Workers

Providing information, support and advocacy to Carers of people who are approaching end of lifeThe role will involve:

  • Visiting Carers who are caring for people at the end of life
  • Providing emotional and practical support
  • Assisting with the completion of forms (e.g. welfare benefits applications, Macmillan grants)
  • Liaising and working in partnership with external organisations

Several posts are available within the Essex area.  These posts are fixed term until 31st March 2017. Salary: £20,685 – 21,946 pro rata 21 – 35 hours per week negotiable (9am – 4.30pm, weekdays).  Closing date for completed applications: 5pm on Thursday 9th April 2015.

Carers 18+ Carer Hospital Support and Liaison Workers – Working in Essex with Adult 

The role will deliver a high quality support service:

  • Identifying and supporting Adult Carers of adult patients at the hospital
  • Providing information, signposting and advocacy
  • Promoting informed choices, access to services and Carers rights & entitlements

Various posts available at 35 hours per week.  These posts are fixed term contracts until 31st March 2017.  Location: acute hospitals in Essex (Harlow, Colchester, Basildon).  Salary: £20,685 – £21,946 (Band 6).  Closing date for completed applications: 10th April 2015.

Adult Carers Support & Development Workers – Working with unpaid Carers aged 18+

The role will deliver a high quality support and community development service:

  • Identifying and supporting Adult Carers of adults in the local community and support them through their caring journey
  • Reducing inappropriate hospital and residential care admissions
  • Building Carer Friendly Communities
  • Improving access to all services, training, education and leisure opportunities
  • Helping Adult Carers to fulfil their potential by individual, tailored support plans
  • Promoting Carers rights and entitlements

Various posts available ranging from 20 to 35 hours per week.  These posts are fixed term contracts until 31st March 2017.  Location: Pan Essex (head office in Maldon, satellite office in Harlow).  Starting Salary: £17,325 – £18,375 pro rata.  Closing date for completed applications: 16th April 2015.

To view the full Application Pack, Job Description and Person Specification for all of the above opportunities please see http://www.affc.org.uk/affc-vacancies.htm#msw

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