Carers MH & Wellbeing Support Officer

Closing date: 

Friday, 22 December, 2023

Salary: 

£29,799.35

Full/Part Time: 

Full Time

Hours: 

35 hours per week

Contract details: 

Fixed term

Redbridge Carers Support Service is looking for a Carers MH & Wellbeing Support Officer. You will be at the forefront of developing their MH and wellbeing support, giving advice and information to carers and working closely with them to develop person centred support plans.

You will have experience of supporting people in complex and challenging situations who may have a MH condition or be approaching crisis. Experience of person-centred planning and a structured, empathetic approach to support is essential.

The role includes working with colleagues and partners to develop self-help tools to assist carers in managing their wellbeing. You will work within a Community Support Team to deliver peer support groups, wellbeing activities, advice surgeries, outreach and events across the borough.

This is a varied and demanding role requiring good communication and time management skills and a common sense approach to helping others. Your skills and experience will make a positive difference to the lives of carers and their families.

The post is mainly based in Ilford with some community outreach and home working.

Email your CV and covering letter outlining your experience and suitability for the post to: office@rcss.org.uk.

Please call 0208 514 6251 if you require further information.

Job pack: 

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