We have an exciting opportunity to join our fantastic, awarding winning Social Work team as a  Community Support and Advice Worker working mainly with carers, as part of the Herts Team. 

 You will work with health and social care workers from Jewish Care, community, voluntary and statutory services, to support independence, promote choice and control for people facing difficulties due to ageing, caring responsibilities, illness, isolation, disability, mental health issues or changes in circumstances. 

You will undertake holistic carers assessments, identify key areas of support for adults in the Jewish Community, responding to need and risk, working multi-disciplinary, whilst developing links with key provisions in the locality, including Social Services and community resources. 

You will also be actively involved in projects to support collaboration and the development of services, resources, and activities, to enhance the varied roles Jewish Care provides.  Y

You will represent Jewish Care in multi-disciplinary settings, promoting the service and sharing information and supervise and support the development of team members and volunteers.

This post is working 36.25 hours per week, Monday to Friday and requires a driver with access to a vehicle for work as the role involves regular travel throughout the community. 

What you will need:

  • Experience of Working with people experiencing the impact of being a Family Carer and those living with Mental Health, Disability, Dementia, Isolation, End of Life and other co-morbidities.
  • Experience working with adults in a social care context.
  • Knowledge and experience of Safeguarding, Care Act (2014) and Mental Capacity Act (2005).
  • Knowledge of interventions with individuals, carers, families, groups and communities, and be able to translate this knowledge into own practice and that of others.
  • Knowledge of working with carers and individuals experiencing Mental Health, Disability, Dementia, Isolation, End of Life and other co-morbidities.
  • UK drivers licence with access to a vehicle for work.





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