Job Vacancies at VOCAL

VOCAL is a dynamic and carer-led organisation VOCAL, supporting over 10,000 carers in Edinburgh and Midlothian. We are committed to excellence in public services with several quality assurance marks to prove it. We positively encourage applications from under-represented minority groups.

Current vacancies

We seek to fill two vacancies for the development of carer identification and support:

Carer Support Worker (Short Breaks)

Salary: 28 hours; £24,729 – £27,337 (pro rata)
Location: Working across Edinburgh based at VOCAL Carer Centre
Closing date: Monday 27 November 2017, noon
Interviews: Friday 1 December 2017

The postholder will support carers to plan and access person-centred support for their caring situation, their health and wellbeing and personal development, with a focus on carers who are seeking regular or occasional breaks from their caring role.

The postholder will be part of both the Edinburgh Carer Support Team and play a key role in developing VOCAL’s Short Breaks and Respitality Hub ensuring effective communication and information sharing.

Application details
Please download the application pack below and return the application form and monitoring form to jobs@vocal.org.uk or by post to: Assistant Director (Carer Support), VOCAL carer centre, 8-13 Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh EH1 2PW before noon on Monday 27 November 2017.

Partnership Training Officer (NHS & corporates)

Salary: 30 hours; £28,161-£30,595 (pro rata)
Location: VOCAL Carer Centre, Edinburgh
Closing date: Monday 4 December 2017, noon
Interviews: Thursday 14 December 2017

The postholder will play a key role in improving carer recognition, identification and support within NHS Lothian and major Edinburgh companies and employers, by co-ordinating and delivering a programme of digital and face-to-face workplace awareness training.

Application details
Please download the application pack below and return the application form and monitoring form to jobs@vocal.org.uk or by post to: Assistant Director (Carer Support), VOCAL carer centre, 8-13 Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh EH1 2PW before noon on Monday 4 December 2017.