Carers Leeds Vacancies

Team Leader

Application deadline: Midnight Sunday 5th December 2021

Vacancy Details:

  • Job Title:
    Team Leader (PR103)
  • Hours:
    35 hours per week
  • Contract:
    Permanent
  • Location:
    Leeds City Centre
  • Closing Date:
    Sunday 5th December 2021
  • Interview date:
    W/C 13th December 2021
  • Salary:
    £30,451 (SCP26) to £32,234 (SCP28)

Application documents:

Job description (PDF)
Application (Online)
Privacy notice (PDF)

Carers Leeds is an independent charity that gives specialist and tailored support, advice and information to unpaid carers aged over 16yrs. An unpaid carer is someone who looks after a friend or relative that could not manage without a carer due to a health condition, frailty, substance misuse or disability.

Established in 1996, our award-winning service and team of expert support workers are dedicated to improving the lives of thousands of carers in Leeds.

Carers Leeds works in partnership with community groups, local businesses and third sector organisations to give carers in Leeds a network of support. We deliver confidential advice, guidance and emotional support that help carers keep on caring.

Brief Role Description:

This is an exciting opportunity to be art of Carers Leads Operational Management Team. The role is to provide leadership and management to our carer support teams, I this instance we are looking for a highly motivated and skilled individual with a keen interest and/or experiences in supporting carers of people with dementia.

The successful person will also work with Carers Leeds Senior Managements Team to provide strategic support and direction.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To be responsible for the management and development of a Team of Carer Support workers
  • To develop and support the delivery of training packages to support carers in their role
  • Working with other Team Leaders to develop consistent and good practice across all Carers Leeds activities
  • Support Senior Management Team to develop and integrate Carers Leeds Strategy plan
  • Provide monitoring and outcome reports to support contract arrangement and service improvement opportunities

Excellent terms and conditions including:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata for part-time)
  • Flexitime
  • Hybrid working (part home/part office based)

Please submit online applications only. (No Agencies / CVs will not be accepted)

Carers Leeds celebrates diversity and is an Equal Opportunities organisation, we welcome applications from all sections of the community, particularly BME and LGTBQ communities and/or people with disabilities.

Carer Support Worker – Clinically Extremely Vulnerable

Application deadline: Midday Thursday 25th November 2021

Vacancy Details:

  • Job Title:
    Carer Support Worker – Clinically Extremely Vulnerable (PR104)
  • Hours:
    21 hours per week
  • Leave:
    25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata for part-time)
  • Contract:
    Fixed Term – 12 Months
  • Location:
    Leeds City Centre
  • Closing Date:
    Thursday 25th November 2021
  • Interview date:
    Friday 10th December 2021
  • Salary:
    £27,741 (SCP23) (actual £16,645)

Application documents:

Job description (PDF)
Application (Online)
Privacy notice (PDF)

Carers Leeds is an independent charity that gives specialist and tailored support, advice and information to unpaid carers aged over 16yrs. An unpaid carer is someone who looks after a friend or relative that could not manage without a carer due to a health condition, frailty, substance misuse or disability. Established in 1996, our award-winning service and team of expert support workers are dedicated to improving the lives of thousands of carers in Leeds.

Carers Leeds works in partnership with community groups, local businesses and third sector organisations to give carers in Leeds a network of support. We deliver confidential advice, guidance and emotional support that help carers keep on caring.

Brief Role Description:
This role is to support carers who are either Clinically Extremely Vulnerable themselves or who care for someone who is Clinically Extremely Vulnerable (CEV). It is an excellent opportunity to gain experience and knowledge of carer engagement and support activities and, in addition to providing direct support to carers, the postholder will be expected to feedback to stakeholders to inform the Leeds Covid-19 response about how best to support carers and those who are CEV.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
To provide support, information and guidance to carers who are Clinically Extremely Vulnerable or who care for someone who is Clinically Extremely Vulnerable

  • To provide direct support to carers both face-to-face and through digital platforms
  • To identify the specific support needs of people who are Clinically Extremely Vulnerable
  • To provide regular reports to funders
  • To develop links with other community-based organisations

Please submit online applications only. (No Agencies / CVs will not be accepted)

Carers Leeds celebrates diversity and is an Equal Opportunities organisation, we welcome applications from all sections of the community, particularly BME and LGTBQ communities and/or people with disabilities.

Volunteering

Carers Leeds volunteers are integral to our service and we wouldn’t be able to run the range and diversity of services that we do offer if it weren’t for them. Could you be the next amazing volunteer to join our team? Take a look at our volunteering page here: carersleeds.org.uk/about/volunteering/

Carers Leeds supports unpaid carers:

Carers Advice Line: 0113 380 4300
Carers Advice Email: advice@carersleeds.org.uk