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Carers Network is currently recruiting for the roles of Chief Executive and Caseworker (Dementia lead)

1. CHIEF EXCECUTIVE:

A copy of our Chief Executive information pack can be downloaded here

Building on our success

For 25 years Carers Network has supported carers in Westminster. We have grown significantly in the past three years and now have responsibility for providing services in three London Boroughs and the City. Our income comes from a range of sources, in addition to the local authorities where we provide services. In 2016 it was £912,000. We currently have 19 full and part-time staff.

We provide information, advice, case work and support, social events, and break schemes. We ensure carers are involved in making decisions about all aspects of their caring role.

We now need a dynamic, entrepreneurial and charismatic leader to take our charity to the next stage of its development. Someone who is passionate about helping carers in London. If you think this is you, then we’d love to hear from you.

Chief Executive £55,000 to £60,000 depending upon experience

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead the further expansion and development of Carers Network focussed on the needs of carers
  • Develop and implement a strategy to diversify and increase our funding revenue
  • Maximise the use of volunteers and harness the talents of our hardworking permanent team of staff
  • Grow Carers Network’s profile, reputation and voice amongst stakeholders
  • Maintain and develop excellent relationships with funders

You will need to:

  • Have experience of leadership
  • Have a good understanding of working with the public sector
  • Ensure services are driven by the needs of carers
  • Raise the positive external profile of Carers Network
  • Be an effective communicator
  • Be an experienced and effective networker
  • Quickly build relationships with a range of service users and senior stakeholders
  • Have proven and successful experience of applying for funding
  • Develop and manage our budgets competently.

Applications

A copy of our Chief Executive information pack can be downloaded here

or contact us directly on the details below:
info@carers-network.org.uk
T: 0208 960 3033

Closing date for all applications is 12 noon on Wednesday 26 April 2017

Interviews will be held on Friday, 12 May 2017

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises and celebrates diversity

2. CASEWORKER (DEMENTIA LEAD)

£24,000 per annum (35 hours per week)

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.

Download the job description and person specification here

The application form can be downloaded here.

Please return this along with our Equal Opportunities Monitoring form – which can be downloaded here to info@carers-network.org.uk.

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 PQASSSO and Carers Trust, we are also a London Living Wage employer.

Closing date for all applications is Friday 28 April at 9am.  Interviews will take place on Thursday 4 May.

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