We're looking for someone passionate about carers and making a difference to Gateshead's community to join our team!

Some of your responsibilities as a Carer Wellbeing Facilitator will be

  • To empower carers to be stronger and more confident, especially in controlling their life, claiming their rights, realising their potential, achieving their goals, and staying healthy mentally, physically and financially.
  • Work with carers on a one to one basis, using an asset / strengths-based approach, to ensure carers are best placed to understand the options available to them to make good decisions on presenting challenges and to be better placed to meet those challenges themselves in the future.
  • To complete statutory Carers Assessments and support plans.

It is essential that you have

  • At least 12 months’ experience (paid or voluntary) of working within the Health and Social Care sector.
  • Experience working with people facing multiple life challenges.
  • Experience in managing a high and varied workload.
  • Experience in assessing peoples’ needs.
  • Home environment which has a suitable and private space for home working.

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