Lanarkshire Carers Centre

Charity registered in Scotland SC029160

Carers in Lanarkshire are identified to ensure that they are informed, supported and empowered to manage their caring roles

Carers can access breaks from their caring role and enjoy a life outside caring

Carers recieved training and development relevant to their caring role

Communities and partner organizations are aware of carers and their issues

Through a rights based approach to our work, ensure carers are recognized and valued as expert care partners


Current opportunities

Why we want you We are committed to supporting carers across Lanarkshire & volunteers are key partners in the success of our organisation and support all aspects of our work. Your contribution is key to supporting our services & the donation of your time, skills and experience is of invaluable benefit to us and the carers we support. What we would require from you We are seeking volunteers that could support us on a home basis role (Equipment Supplied) Wi-Fi essential for connection. Minimum commitment 4 hours per week. The skills you need • Ability to work as part of a team • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise tasks • Good administrative & IT skills • Strong verbal & written communication skills • Able to handle sensitive & confidential information • Willingness to learn What you will be doing • Calling carers • Electronically documenting conversation • Refer any concerns to Volunteer Development Worker What's in it for you • Full training and support • Regular support & supervision • The opportunity to build & develop skills • Valuable work experience to add onto your cv • Reasonable out-of-pocket expenses • Make a real difference to the lives of carers Information on this opportunity can also be found at https://lanarkshirecarerscentre.org.uk/volunteer

Why we want you We are committed to supporting carers across Lanarkshire & volunteers are key partners in the success of our organisation and support all aspects of our work. Your contribution is key to supporting our services & the donation of your time, skills and experience is of invaluable benefit to us and the carers we support. What we would require for you We are seeking volunteers with additional language skills, that could support us on a home basis role (Equipment Supplied) Wi-Fi essential for connection. Minimum commitment 4 hours per week.. The skills you need • Ability to work as part of a team • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise tasks • Good administrative & IT skills • Strong verbal & written communication skills • Able to handle sensitive & confidential information • Willingness to learn • Ability to speak an additional language and translate into English for recording purposes What you will be doing • Calling carers • Providing information to carers • Electronically documenting conversation • Refer any concerns to Volunteer Development Worker What's in it for you • Full training and support • Regular support & supervision • The opportunity to build & develop skills • Valuable work experience to add onto your cv • Reasonable out-of-pocket expenses • Make a real difference to the lives of carers Information on this opportunity can also be found at https://lanarkshirecarerscentre.org.uk/volunteer

The skills you need  Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise tasks  Good administrative & IT skills  Strong verbal & written communication skills  Knowledge of handling sensitive & confidential information  Willingness to learn and be part of a team  Responsible and conscientious nature What you will be doing  General office duties  Updating records held on the computer  Confirming appointments and bookings by telephone and email  Supporting in the planning, organisation and management of training, groups and events What's in it for you  Full training and support  Regular support & supervision  The opportunity to build & develop skills  Valuable work experience to add onto your cv  Reasonable out-of-pocket expenses  Make a real difference to the lives of carers