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Family and Carer Ambassador

Ensure the voice of parents and carers are heard.

As a Family and Carer Ambassador, you will provide practical and emotional support to families and carers of those with complex mental health needs. You will also offer advocacy to ensure that the families / carers and patients’ needs and views are heard and acted on, whatever their communication needs are. 

Your own experiences will help you improve communication between the clinical team and parents/families to help them develop a caring and supportive environment.

We have full time family and carer ambassador, band 3 vacancies across Essex at the following sites: 

  • Basildon Mental Health Unit 
  • Rochford Hospital 
  • Thurrock Community Hospital 
  • Crystal Centre
  • Linden Centre
  • The Lakes 
  • Kingswood Centre 
  • St Margaret's Mental Health Unit 
  • Derwent Centre 
  • Landermere Centre 
  • Brockfield House


Closing 24 July 2024

What we offer

EPUT is a key provider of apprenticeships in Essex and proud to be a main provider on the Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers. We have an Ofsted rating of Good and some of our apprenticeships are validated by the University of Essex.

Our apprenticeships are a fantastic opportunity for existing staff to build skills and confidence and offers a route to a new career for those looking to join the Trust.

Find out more about our apprenticeships.

EPUT offers a wide range of benefits and wellbeing support to its staff. This includes financial support, such as pensions and sick pay, as well as non-financial support, such as access to counselling and other health and wellbeing services.

Visit our staff benefits page for more information.

We offer regular supervision, along with a yearly appraisal, where you will receive one-to-one support from a dedicated supervisor who will provide guidance, motivation and clinical support.

Through supervision and appraisal, we will create a personalised development plan to help you fulfil your potential.

We are committed to provide ongoing and continuous professional development for all staff. We offer education, training and development opportunities.

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