CNJ 27 £23,735 per annum
37 hours per week
Based at: Carers Northumberland, 107 & 109 Station Road, Ashington, NE63 8RS
Carers Northumberland are seeking to appoint a Carers into Work Advisor to work with the North of Tyne Combined Authority Project Team on an exciting programme to support carers with employment, training, or education.
The postholder will provide a flexible innovative approach to engagement and case management of working age carers with returning to work by providing support, advice, and guidance to address barriers and assist transition into sustainable work, training, or education. The role will also support carers who are currently in employment and need support to either continue working or change their circumstances.
You must be able to develop effective external relationships, have a strong commitment to inclusive team-working and the ability to adopt a flexible, supportive approach to both the work and to colleagues. You must also have excellent organisational skills, good interpersonal skills and a be extremely competent in the use of IT.
The post will require travel throughout the North of Tyne area therefore it is essential that you are a car user.
The post is funded by the North of Tyne Combined Authority and is fixed term until 31 March 2023.
Closing date for applications: 5pm on Tuesday 27 April 2021
Interviews will be held on Thursday 6 May 2021. Due to the current situation this is likely to be carried out remotely using one of the virtual meeting platforms.
The application pack can be made available in other formats upon request.
Please note that if you have not been contacted by 2 weeks of the closing date, you have not been shortlisted for interview.