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Manchester Carers Network Carers Learning Support Worker

Job Description

Job Title: Carers Learning Support Worker

Accountable to: Manchester Carers Network Co-ordinator

Responsible to: Head of Carers Services

Reporting to: Manchester Carers Network Co-ordinator

Location: Gaddum Centre, hospital and community settings

Salary: £20,661 (pro rata)

Hours: 17.5 hours per week (flexibility required).

Job Summary

The job is to provide short term support to carers who are participating or wish to participate in activities organised under Manchester Carers Network Learning and Development programme.

Carers who will benefit from the support are likely to have more than one specific issue that they want to address and will be accessing more than one learning and development opportunity.

Job Purpose

Tasks will include;

  • Helping to promote the carers learning programme
  • Supporting delivery of MCN administrative processes for the overall programme and individual workshops
  • Supporting individual carers to access the programme
  • Supporting carers to put the learning from the programme into practice,
  • Supporting carers to access ongoing support from Statutory and Voluntary sector organisations in the City of Manchester.

It is anticipated, that each carer will receive a 2-hour initial assessment and planning session, followed by up to 15 hours of support (over a maximum of 10 weeks) from a Sessional Worker.

The Learning Support Worker will support carers throughout the whole of the City of Manchester, so important requirements will be able to:

  • travel independently
  • to be able to prioritise effectively
  • flexibility to accommodate the needs of carers and the programme (for example, occasional evening or weekend work)

To apply please send a copy of your CV and Cover Letter to or by post to Gaddum House, 6 Great Jackson St, Manchester, M15 4AX.

For informal discussion about the role please contact: 0161 834 6069

Closing date: Friday 1 February

Interview date: Tuesday 12 February

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