Engagement and Involvement Manager - Carers

Recruiter
Work Relief
Location
Bristol, Avon
Salary
26000.0000
Posted
17 Jun 2017
Closes
17 Jul 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Work Relief Charity Recruitment is acting on behalf of the UK’s leading carer’s charity, recruiting for an Engagement and Involvement Manager to lead in ensuring carers / service users voices are heard across Bristol and South Gloucestershire and nationally at a strategic level.

Engagement and Involvement Manager - Carers

Bristol & Surrounds (South Gloucestershire)

Part Time - 22.5 hours per week

Permanent

£26,500 per annum, pro rata (Circa £13.60 per hour)

Duties to include:

  • Oversee the development and implementation of the Carer Involvement work plan
  • Reviewing the remit and role of carer engagement
  • Developing new and innovative mechanisms for effective carer involvement
  • Engage and involve more carers and organisations
  • Ensure that the organisation is represented at key policy discussions and events
  • Support health and social care commissioners to embed carer involvement in all their work streams
  • Review; recruitment, support and development of carer representatives

This is a super role to develop an imperative engagement and involvements strategy both locally and nationally.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Working knowledge of the issues and best practice in relation to service user engagement, involvement and representation
  • A thorough understanding of the needs and issues facing carers
  • Experience of local and national policy work
  • Ability to interpret policy briefings and present these in an accessible format
  • A good understanding of relevant legislation and acts, for example the care act and children and families act

To apply, please email a copy of your up to date CV.

All suitable candidates will be asked to complete an application form.

Closing date for return of completed application forms 09:00am - Monday 3rd July 2017.

Due to the high number of applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

If you have not heard from one of our representatives within 1 week of applying, then your application has been unsuccessful.