Fife Carers Centre is seeking a Hospital Service Coordinator to join their team.
Fife Carers Centre is a well-regarded and well-established organisation that has supported thousands of families and unpaid carers throughout Fife since 1995. The vision of Fife Carers Centre is to ensure that unpaid carers throughout Fife are valued, recognised, and supported to have equal access to a good quality of life that is not prejudiced by their caring role.
The successful candidate will be based at the Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy, with travel to community hospitals throughout Fife and the Fife Carers Centre, Kirkcaldy. Your work will include:
Providing a sensitive, person-centred support service for carers when the cared-for person is in hospital approaching discharge
Overseeing an established Hospital Based Program and supervise a team of four Hospital Carer Support Workers over a variety of locations
Working closely with Fife Carers Centre Manager to establish continuity of support for carers after discharge
Assisting carers in presenting their views to the appropriate planning authorities and decision makers
Giving one-to-one support to carers in order that they know how to access services helping them to develop self-advocacy, and where necessary, advocate on the carer's behalf
Providing a listening ear for carers
For more details, you can contact Christine Duncan on 01592 205472. Full details on the role and how to apply can be found on the Fife Carers Centre website.
The closing date for application is 12.00 on Monday 23 October 2023.