VOCAL
VOCAL

Charity registered in Scotland SC020755

VOCAL supports and empowers unpaid carers in Edinburgh and Midlothian through individual support, information, training and access to services.

Current vacancies

Senior Carer Support Worker (Edinburgh)

  • Part time
  • £30,100 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 3rd December 2019

VOCAL is seeking a dynamic, well organised and experienced professional to undertake an exciting and fast paced role in delivering and managing carer support in Edinburgh. Applicants will evidence excellent people, leadership and communication skills, with experience in staff management, casework and person-centred support work, including experience of arranging or brokering support. In addition, applicants should be able to demonstrate up to date knowledge of the health and social care system, including key policies and practices affecting carers.

VOCAL is the leading carer organisation in Edinburgh and Midlothian. The successful candidate will contribute to the effective running of carer support across Edinburgh, managing a small team of carer support workers and volunteers. Applicants will evidence an excellent understanding of the diverse range of caring situations, the impact of caring on peoples’ lives and barriers carers face at different points of the caring journey. Applicants should be digitally competent and effective communicators with individuals, carer groups and partner agencies.

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Lead Officer – Carer Support Edinburgh

  • Part time
  • £38,500 – £41,500 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 20th August 2019

By 2021, VOCAL (Voice of Carers Across Lothian) seeks to support 10,000 carers each year in Edinburgh and Midlothian. To develop and manage a wide range of carer support services in Edinburgh and deliver key priorities of the Carers (Scotland) Act, VOCAL seeks an exceptional lead officer with excellent project, staff and client management experience.

VOCAL is a carer-led organisation. Applicants will evidence an excellent understanding of the diverse range of caring situations, the impact of caring on peoples’ lives and barriers carers face at different points of the caring journey.

Applicants will evidence excellent people, leadership and communication skills, with extensive experience in recruitment, management and staff support.

Extensive experience in the management and delivery of person-centred client services will be matched by proven project planning, management, delivery and completion skills.

Applicants will be digitally competent and effective communicators with individuals, carer groups and partner agencies. Experience with procurement and contract compliance, monitoring and evaluation are essential.

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Senior Carer Support Worker (Midlothian)

  • Full time or Part time
  • £30,100
  • Midlothian
  • Closing 20th September 2019

VOCAL is a carer-led organisation. Applicants will evidence an excellent understanding of the diverse range of caring situations, the impact of caring on peoples’ lives and barriers carers face at different points of the caring journey.

Applicants will evidence excellent people, leadership and communication skills, with experience in staff management, casework and person-centred support work, including experience of brokering support.

Excellent knowledge of health and social care, including key legislation and policy affecting carers.

Applicants will be digitally competent and effective communicators with individuals, carer groups and partner agencies.

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This vacancy has now closed

Carer Support Worker (short breaks)

  • Part time
  • £27,000 – £29,500 pro-rata
  • Midlothian
  • Closing 18th November 2019

VOCAL is a carer-led organisation. Applicants will evidence an excellent understanding of the diverse range of caring situations, the impact of caring on peoples’ lives and barriers carers face at different points of the caring journey.

Applicants will evidence excellent people and communication skills, with experience in supporting carers through casework and person-centred support work, including experience of supporting individuals to access short breaks.

Excellent knowledge of health and social care, including key legislation and policy affecting carers.

Applicants will be digitally competent and effective communicators with individuals, carer groups and partner agencies.

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