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Job Vacancy

Job Vacancy   Carers Advocacy Worker 21 hours per week   £21,258 per annum (pro rata to 21 hours per week) The successful candidate will join our Carers Advocacy Service for older people who are carers (aged 50+) across the City & County of Swansea. This project is funded through the Big Lottery Fund AdvantAGE programme until December 2016.   Download... Read more

Job Vacancy

Job Vacancy   Carers Advocacy Worker 21 hours per week   £21,258 per annum (pro rata to 21 hours per week) The successful candidate will join our Carers Advocacy Service for older people who are carers (aged 50+) across the City & County of Swansea. This project is funded through the Big Lottery Fund AdvantAGE programme until December 2016.   Download... Read more

Transition

Transition - Making it work for you Parent carers of young people with a learning disability? Come and tell us your experiences of transition Find out more about: transition tool kit "Having a voice" - a peer advocacy service for carers "What it feels like for us" - parent led training for professionals DATE: Monday 24 March 2014 TIME: 9.30-12.30pm VENUE: National... Read more

Transition

Transition - Making it work for you Parent carers of young people with a learning disability? Come and tell us your experiences of transition Find out more about: transition took kit "Having a voice" - a peer advocacy service for carers "What it feels like for us" - parent led training for professionals DATE: Monday 24 March 2014 TIME: 9.30-12.30pm VENUE: National... Read more

Project Cariad-Education & Training Programme

Swansea Carers Centre has a new project funded for 3 years by the Big Lottery People and Places Programme. Project Cariad – Carers Matter aims to improve the health & wellbeing of carers by offering a variety of different training sessions & holistic  therapies. The Project Team are Ali Morrison, Education and Training Officer and Marta Tome, Education & Training... Read more

Project Cariad - Education and Training Programme

Swansea Carers Centre has a new project funded for 3 years by the Big Lottery People and Places Programme. Project Cariad – Carers Matter aims to improve the health & wellbeing of carers by offering a variety of different training sessions & holistic  therapies. The Project Team are Ali Morrison, Education and Training Officer and Marta Tome, Education & Training... Read more

Carers Week 2013

Carers Week 2013 takes place from Monday 10 to Sunday 16 June. Carers Week is a UK-wide annual awareness campaign. Its aim is to improve the lives of carers and the people they care for. It does this by: Raising the profile of the role of caring in the national, regional and local media and encouraging groups and organisations to take part and organise events and activities. Helping the public... Read more

Swansea Carers' Centre Successful Funding Bid

Swansea Carers' Centre has successfully received funding from the Big Lottery Fund Community Voices Programme to support parent carers of young adults with a disability or illness aged 14-25. The Dyma Ni Transition Project aims  to give parent carers  a voice in their community.   Swansea Carer’s Centre will work with parent carers to build their capacity to engage... Read more

Advocacy Service for Carers

  Advocacy Service for Carers Launced Over 100 people attended the launch of the Carers' Advocacy Service at the Liberty Stadium on 29 November. The Carers’ Advocacy Service is funded by the Big Lottery Fund AdvantAGE programme to improve the quality of life of older people who are carers.  It offers support to carers aged 50+ by working with them to ensure their views and... Read more

Back to School Success for Carers

The presentation evening at Pen y Bryn School was made even more special when, not only did the children receive certificates for their achievements,  but so did some of their parents. The Life Skills for Carers project managed by Swansea Carers’ Centre has enabled parent carers, some of whom have children at the school, to achieve a Level 2 Diploma in Supporting Teaching &... Read more