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Fife Carers Centre - Carer Support Worker Hospital Discharge
Post: Carer Support Worker Hospital Discharge (part time)
Salary: £25000 pro rata
Location: Fife Carers Centre, home working and in locality
Organisation: Fife Carers Centre
Fife Carers Centre is a well regarded and well established organisation who have been supporting family and unpaid carers throughout Fife for over 23 years. They work with adult carers on a one to one basis and in groups. They support carers in their caring role with relevant and straightforward information as well as practical help. They give information and the means to use it to carers on a wide range of topics from applying for benefits to learning more about the condition affecting the person you care for. Most importantly they will work with the carer to protect their own physical, emotional, mental and financial health whilst they maintain their caring role.
Fife Carers Centre now have an opportunity to expand their team to meet the ever growing need to support unpaid carers in new and diverse ways. This post is based at the Queen Margaret Hospital and works with hospital staff to identify carers of patients and work with those patients towards a successful and supported discharge of the person they care for. Working one to one with carers you'll see a diverse mix of caring situations and you will be ready to help with compassion, understanding, efficiency, knowledge and imagination.