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Job: Adult Carers Support Worker (Annandale and Eskdale), Dumfries and Galloway Carers Centre – Wednesday February 10

The Carers Centres Project for Dumfries and Galloway provides information, advice and support to anyone who provides care for a family member or friend who is affected by long term illness, disability, age or addiction.

Due to the increasing demand on our service, they are seeking an Adult Carers Support Worker (Annandale and Eskdale) with some cover across the region, at 20 hours per week – £22,369 (pro-rata) on a  23-month contract.

The postholder will provide support to adult Carers primarily in Annandale and Eskdale as well as other areas of the region. The post will involve delivering one to one and group support as well as other health and wellbeing support to Carers.

A knowledge of issues affecting Carers is essential, as is access to own car. An awareness of the workings of the third sector, health and social care services would be an advantage. A knowledge of digital applications is essential and experience of using virtual platforms would be an advantage. The post will include a blended approach of home and office working.

An information pack and application form can be obtained by contacting: info@dgalcarers.org or calling 01387 248600

Closing date for applications is Wednesday February 10. Interviews will be held by Zoom on Thursday February 25.