Team Lead

Organisation: Carers First

Salary: £25,500 per annum

Role Type: Full Time

Hours: 37 Hours per Week

Closing Date:

Interview Date:

At Carers First, we understand that caring can be hard, but believe getting the right help shouldn’t be. We work directly with and for, unpaid carers to provide personalised information, advice and support. Making it easier for those caring for someone else to continue living their lives to the fullest.

We are seeking a Team Lead to head up the delivery of a new support service for carers across Southend Borough from 1 October 2021.Tasks will encompass: managing the Carer Support Advisers within the team, providing personalised information and advice to carers, working with carers using a strength-based approach to identify their needs and plan support as required and building effective relationships and partnerships with commissioners, other organisations, partners and key stakeholders to create better outcomes for carers.

To be successful in your application, you will ideally need experience of managing a small team and building up relationships across partners and communities in order to deliver agreed outcomes within timescales.

In return, you will benefit from working for a not-for-profit organisation that delivers a service which makes a real difference to people’s lives. We offer training and development to help you grow your career, good annual leave entitlement, flexible working options, access to our work-place pension, employee assistance programme and a Benenden Healthcare package.

If you are interested in becoming part of our team and have the skills and experience, we are looking for and are passionate about making a real difference then please read the Job Description and Person Specification.

Appointments are subject to Carers First receiving an appropriate disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service that we consider acceptable.

We encourage and welcome applications regardless of gender, ethnicity, religion, disability, sexual orientation or age.

If you would like to discuss this role confidentially, please contact us at recruitment@carersfirst.org.uk and we will be happy to organise for one of the Team to contact you.  Please note that if you have not been contacted within one week of the closing date, your application has not been successful.

Remote Working available with flexibility to work from home and community venues in Southend

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