With the growth in the number of pandemic flu cases, it is likely that there will be greater demand on Carers’ centres in that existing carers will require increased levels of support, and more people will find themselves in a caring role having to look after flu sufferers.
Charities are demanding a better deal for the nation’s carers with the launch of a Carer Poverty Charter.
Carers UK and other major charities including The Princess Royal Trust for Carers and Crossroads Caring for Carers, have drawn up a Carer Poverty Charter, demanding better benefits for carers, including an increase on Carer’s Allowance which currently stands at just £53.10 per week.
Southwark Carers are advertising for a new position – that of Admin, Grants & Communications Team Manager. The post holder will be responsible for the management of the general administration, grants administration and communications services for carers in Southwark. In addition the manager may develop and maintain a range of other services for carers designed to provide practical, financial or other support. If you are interested in applying for this position or would like to find out more, please download an application pack.
Southwark Carers are advertising for a new Chief Executive. We are looking for an individual who has the skills to support an excellent staff team, and the strategic vision to work with the Trustees and other agencies to prepare for the challenges ahead. If you think you have the skills and experience required for this postion and you would like to find out more, please download an application pack here
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