Team Leader Hospital Carer Support Worker

Fife Carers Centre

Team Leader Hospital Carer Support Worker

Salary Not Specified

Fife Carers Centre, Auchtertool, Fife

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 2 weeks ago, 1 Jun | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: d7295d7562084e2d994faebe531b31f8

Full Job Description

Fife Carers Centre is a well-regarded and well-established organisation that has supported thousands of families and unpaid carers throughout Fife since 1995. The vision of Fife Carers Centre is to ensure that unpaid carers throughout Fife are valued, recognised, and supported to have equal access to a good quality of life that is not prejudiced by their caring role. You will be based at the Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy, with travel to Community Hospitals throughout Fife and The Fife Carers Centre, Kirkcaldy. Your work will include providing a sensitive, person-centred support service for carers where the cared-for person is in hospital approaching discharge. You will oversee an established Hospital Based Program and supervise a team of 4 Hospital Carer Support Workers across Fife s Hospitals, working closely with Fife Carers Centre Manager to establish continuity of support for Carers after discharge. You ll be assisting carers in presenting their views to the appropriate planning authorities and decision-makers, as well as giving one-to-one support to carers so that they know how to access services helping them to develop self-advocacy and, where necessary, advocating on the carer s behalf, and very importantly providing a listening ear for carers., None specified

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Fife Carers Centre provides help and support to unpaid carers of people with all types of illness and disabilities throughout Fife.