About Us Recruitment Recruitment Jump to section: Staff - Trustees - Volunteers STAFF We reward our people for the work they do. We appreciate commitment, initiative and going the extra mile. We care about the ‘whole’ person and support you to look after your health and well-being. We also provide an Employee Assistance Programme to provide valuable help at all times our online employer package supports staff to build resilience through raising awareness of wellbeing, particularly mental wellbeing. Quote from staff member “WAC allow me to be the employee I can be. They value their employees and in return we are dedicated and loyal. “ Micki Stimson, Executive Support Office Investing in staff development Our staff training policy supports our mission by facilitating the development of a team of staff and volunteers who are competent, efficient, focused on delivering an excellent service whilst being highly motivated to continue their own personal development and contribute to the organisation as a whole. Staff wellbeing We are proud to hold the Worcestershire Works Well Level 2 standard for staff wellbeing Our benefits include: A staff wellbeing fund Employee Assistance Programme Hybrid/flexible working arrangements 'Carer Friendly' policies We are also a Disability Confident Employer Principles Shared Responsibility Personal development is a shared responsibility between staff and their Managers. We encourage and support training and development. However, within the organisation individuals are expected to contribute to the process through active participation in training opportunities as they arise. Balance of Benefits: Whilst training to improve operational effectiveness will be given priority, we will support and encourage personal and professional development. Staff Development Framework Staff development is achieved through in-house training, external training, events, conferences, exhibitions and visits. It is monitored and reviewed formally by annual Appraisal. Training needs analysis is undertaken on an Organisation wide basis to determine additional gaps in training. Induction A full induction programme is available to all new members of staff to familiarise them with their role and the aims of the organisation. During the probationary period staff will be supported by a designated member of senior staff who will review their progress on a regular basis. Vacancies Our current vacancies are listed below, but more opportunities will be coming soon, both employed and freelance. So if you think you have skills and expertise that could benefit WAC, carers and patients, please get in touch! We'll be looking for people who want to work with carers and patients and also for our support functions such as Marketing and Communications (including social media) and Digital Project work. You can email [email protected] with your CV or to book a discussion with one of our managers about future opportunities, or apply for one of our current vacancies now: Post: Neighbourhood Social Prescriber Based: Positions in Redditch General Practice Surgeries Hours: Part Time – 18.5 hours per week Salary: £23,074 pro rata Interview dates: 19th July 2022 am Closing date for applications: 14th July 2022 at 9am Please click HERE to download a complete Job Description Please send a copy of your CV for our consideration to [email protected] TRUSTEES Our current Trustee vacancies are: Trustee to represent unpaid adult carers Trustee role description You can see the role description for a Trustee at Worcestershire Association of Carers here Trustee Recruitment If you would like to find out more about becoming a Trustee, you can find more information here Alternatively, please call Carole Cumino, our Chief Executive on 07427 869811 or by email [email protected] Trustee application form If you would like to apply to become a Trustee, please complete the application form below and return it to [email protected] or by post to Worcestershire Association of Carers, Polysec House, Blackpole Trading Estate West, Hindlip Lane, Worcester, WR3 8TJ You can find the application form here Before making an application, you might find it helpful to read this Charity Commission Guidance for Trustees and prospective Trustees: CC3 The essential trustee what you need to know VOLUNTEERS All our volunteers are provided with training and support In our Droitwich shop Sales Assistants / Till Operators Monday, Friday and Saturday mornings, as well as Wednesday afternoons. Cleaner to ensure the shop and other areas of the premises are clean for our customers and volunteers. In our Office Taking calls on our helpline, recording the details an needs of the caller, and referring them for help when needed Customer Experience to contact carers, gather feedback about the services the association has provided and if they need further support. For detailed role descriptions please contact [email protected] Application forms for these opportunities can be found here.