Carers Count Mental Health Support Worker -Kirklees

Job Title & Salary: 
Carers Count Mental Health Support Worker - £17,775 FTE
Location & Hours: 
37.5 hours per week, initially home-based due to COVID-19. The role will cover the Kirklees area

We are looking for someone passionate about supporting carers and helping them to have a life of their own. You will need to have excellent communication and listening skills and work well both as part of a team and on your own initiative. The Carers Support Worker role involves providing one to one emotional support for carers. You will be helping to facilitate groups for carers (and the people they care for). The role includes providing carers with a regular short break (2-4 hours) by providing practical, person-centred support to the person they care for. You will be supporting carers, people with mental health needs, dementia or drug/alcohol dependency to participate in activities chosen by them.

Monday 2nd November

To apply, please download the Job Description and Person Specification and the Recruitment Pack to make sure that this is the right role for you. You will then need to download and fully complete our application form, returning it to before the closing date.