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Important – CASS Vacancy – Important – CASS Vacancy 

Caring Communities Link Worker

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen at CASS, a forward thinking local charity supporting family carers.
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our team and promote the Caring Communities Agenda and Dementia Friendly Communities.
The post is partly funded by South Staffordshire Council and will ensure increased exposure of the Good Life platform by working alongside established groups and community leaders linking to a developing ‘Social prescribing Model’ . Identifying Carers and assisting them to gain support is also key to this role.
The hourly rate is £10.27 – £10.65 for this 25 hpw, South Staffordshire based post, dependent upon experience .This post is funded for 12 months.
NB All posts are offered on a fixed term basis; however these may be extended at the end of the contract period, funding permitting.
Completed applications should be returned to: (CVs will not be accepted)
CASS The Carers Association,
Suite 1a/1b The Whitehouse,
3a Chapel Street,
ST16 2BX
Closing date for applications: May 30th 2018 – 10.00am
Interviews: June 11th 2018 in Stafford.
See website for any additional updates regarding this vacancy.
CASS is an equal opportunities employer and embraces service user equality and diversity.

Click below for application details

 Caring Communities Link Worker Job Description

 Application Form for Caring Communities Link Worker


Questioning if you are a Carer?

Let’s look at the definition from Carers UK

“A Carer is someone of any age who provides unpaid support to family or friends who could not manage without this help due to illness, disability, mental illness or a substance misuse problem.” images

It may be that you are assisting someone with any single or combination of the following duties:
* Emotional support like listening and talking
* Household chores like cleaning, cooking, washing, ironing, shopping
* Medical care such as helping with medicine dosages or collecting medications
* Personal care like feeding, getting to the toilet, washing, dressing
* Physical care ensuring the person can move around their home
If you are unpaid and providing care then the chances are that you a most definitely a Carer in the true sense of the word. A Carer is different from a paid professional carer, who may be an employee of a Care Provision Company or work on a self-employed basis.
CASS is here to support you, so please never feel alone. Contact CASS if you want to talk through your situation. We’ll be delighted to help or direct you to the most appropriate agency.


We are looking for enthusiastic people to join our Board of Directors here at CASS.
The role is voluntary however expenses for travel will be paid. Contact CASS on 01785 222365 now for more details or read the ‘Role Description of CASS Directors’ under the menu item ‘Our Directors’ above. We’d love to have you on board and it’s a great way of using your personal skills outside of your normal daily life.
Why not give CASS a call to arrange an informal chat before you decide.