Connecting Carers are recruiting for Carer Link Worker, covering Caithness and Sutherland

Vacancy Reference: CC036
Location: Home based, covering Caithness and Sutherland
Hours: 28 per week
Salary: £17,684.66 per annum
Contract: Fixed term which is anticipated to be for approximately 13 months

We are looking for a Carer Link Worker to join our team. The successful candidate will promote the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 and Carers’ rights including the benefits of an Adult Carer Support Plan (ACSP) in supporting Carers to maintain their own well-being and day to day life.

Directly supporting Carers through preparing ACSPs to manage their caring role and to prevent where possible the escalation of their situation into critical or substantial need. You will use the National Framework of Eligibility to determine whether the local authority is required to provide support to Carers to meet Carers identified needs. In addition, gather evidence in support of Carers’ short breaks applications and share this with Social Work partners, who will present the case at District Care Planning

To apply for this role, please visit our website to download the job description and person specification along with our application form and return your completed application to Sarah, HR Officer by email Website link:

If you have any informal questions about the role please contact Kasia, Senior Carer Link Worker on 07850 794423 or

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Wednesday 1 July 2020 with a view to holding interviews week commencing Monday 6 July 2020.

Employee Benefits
Carer Positive Employer
Pension – Employer contribution of 5%
Employee Assistance Programme
Health and Well-being days
Salaries, exceed national living wage
Discounts; access to discounts on top high street and online retail brands such as House of Fraser, Sainsbury's, Costa Coffee, ITunes and many more!