Carer Support Adviser Southend – Carers First

Carer Support Adviser Southend – Carers First

Job Title:    Carer Support Adviser Southend

Salary:        £22,571 pro rata

Contract:    Fixed Term contract till 31st March 2024

Hours:        15 hours per week – days flexible

Location:    This is a hybrid role which involves community working in Southend and some home working.

Purpose of the role: Supporting and working collaboratively with carers as part of a team, to deliver an innovative and engaging service which meets the needs of carers across Southend

We have an exciting opportunity for a Carer Support Adviser to join our team in Southend.

Job Description

As a Carer Support Adviser, you will be part of our Operational Team, helping to improve the lives of carers through your work. This role will include, managing conversations with carers to identify need; writing statutory carers assessments on behalf of Southend City Council; providing information, advice, and wellbeing support; running wellbeing groups and pro-active identification of carers through partnership working.


To be successful you will have experience of working with adults either in a 1:1 or group setting, a working knowledge of health and social care particularly in relation to adults, and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. A high standard of written skills is needed in order to help the carer identify their support needs and to complete statutory assessments.

In return, you will benefit from working for a not-for-profit organisation that delivers a service that makes a real difference to people’s lives. We offer training and development to help you grow your career, a good annual leave entitlement, flexible working options, access to our workplace pension, employee assistance programme, and a Benenden Healthcare package.

If you are interested in becoming part of the team and have the skills and experience that we are looking for and are passionate about making a real difference, then please read the Job Description and Person Specification. Appointments are subject to Carers First receiving suitable references and an appropriate disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.


We encourage and welcome applications regardless of gender, ethnicity, religion, disability, sexual orientation or age.

If you would like to discuss this role confidentially, please contact us at and we will be happy to organise for one of the Team to contact you. Please note that if you have not been contacted within one week of the closing date, your application has not been successful.

Closing Date:  Open           Interview Date: tbc

Carers First is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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Faye Owens