Eurocarers is the European network representing informal carers and their organisations, irrespective of the particular age or health need of the person they are caring for, with the aim of advancing their interests both at national and EU level. Carers are people who provide (usually unpaid) care to someone with a chronic illness, disability or other long-lasting health or care need, outside a professional or formal employment framework. Our objective is to contribute to the development of sustainable, people-centred and community-based care services that fully recognise and value the contribution of carers.
In order to strengthen our team, we are opening a full-time and fixed-term (29 Months - from October 2018 to December 2020) position as Project Officer to join our Secretariat in Brussels. The Project Officer will be responsible for the successful and timely completion of Eurocarers’ deliverables in the framework of two EU-funded Projects (Erasmus + and Horizon 2020 programmes). He/She will also contribute to the development of evidence-based policy recommendations building on these projects.
Please send a CV and a two-page (maximum) cover letter to Mr Stecy Yghemonos, Eurocarers Executive Director by Friday 17th August 2018.
Your email’s subject heading should read ‘Application for the position of Eurocarers’ Project Officer’. Your letter should briefly outline how you fulfil the requirements of the position as well as your views on the potential offered by ICT solutions in the fields of health and long-term care.
Interviews will be held during the week of the 27th August. The successful candidate will be expected to join our team ASAP – Ideally on the 1st October 2018.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and Eurocarers cannot refund travel and accommodation costs for the interviews. Nevertheless, interviews can be organised by phone or Skype, if necessary. Eurocarers is an equal opportunity employer.
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