Carers in Hertfordshire is a well-respected, independent, carer-led charity, established in 1995. The charity works to ensure that all Hertfordshire's unpaid family carers are recognised, valued and supported in their caring role and have the opportunity for a life outside caring and can exercise a collective voice in the county. We support adult carers and young carers and provide information and support. We also arrange a variety of ways for carers to work closely and collaboratively with professional staff in a wide range of voluntary and statutory organisations to link our services and help those organisations to develop a carer friendly focus. 3 in 5 people will be an unpaid carer at some point in their life and 1 in 3 carers will have to give up work to meet the demands of caring. Although this unpaid care saves the NHS billions of pounds a year, it comes at a cost to the unpaid family carer - physically, emotionally and financially.

Carers in Hertfordshire has joined forces with Crossroads Care Hertfordshire South. We see this as a great opportunity for the future and plans for integration of services are well underway.

Logo to show we are a Living Wage EmployerWe are pleased to be an accredited Living Wage Employer. This means that every member of staff in our organisation earns not just the minimum wage but the Living Wage.
The Living Wage is an hourly rate set independently and updated annually, based on the cost living in the UK. It is currently £8.45 per hour for outside London.
We believe that every member of staff deserves a Living Wage. You can find out more about the Living Wage by visiting www.livingwage.org.uk

Vacancies:

We have vacancies for Care Support Workers and a Service Adminstrator in our Crossroads Care Service. The Application Pack for the Service Adminstrator post is available for downloading below and includes: an Application Form, Recruitment Monitoring Form and a Job Description and Person Specification. You can also find some background information about Carers in Hertfordshire below.

If you have any questions please contact 01992 58 69 69.

Service Adminstrator

Full-time (37 hours per week – Monday to Friday) Full-time salary £17,833

If you are interested in applying and need greater flexibility in terms of the hours worked, please include this in your application as we can consider a job share.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Service Coordinator for the Carers in Hertfordshire - Crossroads Care Service, which provides much needed breaks tailored to the needs of the individual carer and the person they care for within their own homes. We pride ourselves in matching Care Support Workers with clients’ needs ensuring continuity of care. We also provide support for people who live on their own to allow them to live independently and remain in their own home.

As a candidate, you will ideally have excellent organisational, interpersonal skills and have the ability to communicate at all levels. You must be able to prioritise your own workload, be flexible for the needs of the business and work within a team setting and able to consider business constraints. You will also need to have a consistent and compassionate approach with our clients at all times.

This role is highly demanding and requires skills and attention to detail. A driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential.

Training will be provided where required.

Applicants must be Microsoft Office/Office 365 literate, have experience of working in a public facing environment and be willing to attend events.

Deadline: 22nd November 2017

Our Crossroads Care Service is also currently looking for Care Support Workers – Flexible regular hours available Monday to Sunday.
We are currently seeking dedicated experience Care Support Workers to join our team, helping people in their own homes. Applicants need to have a full driving licence and use a car.
We offer excellent pay and conditions and there are opportunities for personal development. You can find out more and apply at http://www.hertfordshirecrossroads-south.org.uk/index.php?node=vacancies

 

Volunteering:

We we welcome enquiries from people who wish to share their knowledge, skills and time as a volunteer. We have a great range of volunteer opportunities, check here for the latest vacancies.

 

 

 

 

 

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