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The Carers Centre is a registered charity which this year is celebrating 25 years of delivering a range of services, training, support and activities to informal/family carers across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. 

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated person to join our team and develop our new GP Partnership Service from 1st April. 

You will work closely with GP Practices across Leicester City to raise awareness of the contribution made by carers and the need to identify and support them.  This will be done by providing information, training and advice to surgery staff, encouraging practices to reach agreed standards of practice for carers and developing links with Patient Participation Groups to encourage greater participation of carers in their work.

You will also develop outreach sessions for carers and undertake short term individual work to identify needs and refer to specialist support within the Carers Centre and other relevant service providers. 

Salary:            Scale 6 spine point 26 -28  (salary range)

Hours:             18.5 hrs per week post

Duration:        Contract 1st April 2016  to 31st March 2019

Notice:            At least one month's notice by either employee or employer

 To apply for this post, please email, write or phone to request an application pack to:

 Debbie Hellmuth

               Email:  debbie@thecarerscentre.org.uk

               Postal Address:  The Carers Centre, Unit 19, 

       Matrix House, Constitution Hill, 

               Leicester,  LE1 1PL

               Tel. No:   0116 2510 999

 Deadline for receipt of applications: 

  Monday 15th February 12 noon                       

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