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Carers Network is recruiting a Caseworker (Dementia Lead)

Carers Network is recruiting a Caseworker (Dementia Lead)

CASEWORKER (DEMENTIA LEAD)

£24,000 per annum (37.5 hours per week)

7% pension, interest free travel loan available

We are seeking an excellent candidate for the role of Caseworker within our small, friendly and dynamic team working in diverse boroughs in central London.

The post holder will be responsible for carrying out carer assessments, providing carers with individual support plans tailored to their needs, as well as developing relationships with partner organisations to raise awareness of carers’ rights and needs. In particular, this role will lead on liaising with services that are relevant to carers of people with dementia.

Based in our Westminster office, with significant work remotely in the community, primarily in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham.

The ability to speak a community language would be advantageous.

Carers Network is a charity. We are an equal opportunity employer and service provider that recognises and celebrates diversity. We hold a quality mark from PQASSO and Carers Trust, we are also a London Living Wage employer.

The Job Description for the role can be downloaded here

To apply for this role please complete the application form (which can be downloaded here) and return along with our Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form (which can be download here) to info@carers-network.org.uk.

Closing date for all applications is Wednesday 24 May 2017 at 9am.  Interviews will take place on Thursday 1 June 2017.

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