Adult Carers Practitioner

Location
Solihull, West Midlands
Salary
£22735 - pro rated - Scale 4
Posted
01 Jun 2021
Closes
29 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Part Time
Hours
Part-Time

Working as part of a dynamic and dedicated team you will support adult carers aged 25+ to maximise their personal, social, health and educational experiences and reach their potential.  You will equip, support and upskill adult carers to maintain a healthy life balance through their caring role and to help increase their knowledge and understanding. You will help to promote media resources that enable self-help support, including digital inclusion enabling them to take control of their own lives. Assist Carers Trust Solihull to enable support to carers, professionals and other CTS staff with ongoing training, awareness, gaining skill and understanding by Leading in areas of specialist work.

To ensure carers are involved in all aspects of service planning and shaping of services that affect them.

To ensure a coordinated approach for carers to access appropriate support by offering information, signposting, advice and referral to organisations as part of a multi-agency partnership with the Solihull Community Hub.

Support carers to access and/or remain in education, training and employment

Support carers to overcome barriers and exercise their rights to achieve their desired goals

Undertake comprehensive carers assessments, support plans and reviews with carers in a timely manner

Partake in a Lead condition category to deliver training for Carers to increase their confidence, knowledge and skills to continue caring with confidence

To take a Lead role in building good partnership working in their specialised conditions category.

To act as a specialist in their conditions category and deliver awareness and on-going training support to CTS staff, professionals and key workers, to the wider community.

Contribute in the development of resources and toolkits that enable carers to maintain healthy life style balance.

Promote CTS by giving talks and presentations to professionals and other organisations within their specialised category.

Any other duties as agreed by the Chief Officer.

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