Young Carers Worker - Bristol

Carers Support Centre
www.carerssupportcentre.org.uk/vacancies
Salary: 
£23,824 per annum pro rata
Contract Type: 
Temporary/Contract
Hours: 
Part Time
Hours: 
18.5 hours per week (1 year fixed term contract 1st March 2022 – 28th February 2023)
Location: 
Bristol
Contract Details: 
Fixed term 1st March 2022 - 28th February 2023
Details of Role: 

Carers Support Centre (CSC) - Bristol and South Gloucestershire provides a wide range of information, advice and support services for unpaid adult and young carers. Our Young Carers Service provides help and support to children and young people aged 8-18, their families, and professionals working with young carers.

Young carers are children and young people who look after someone in their family who has a disability, a long-term illness, or is affected by mental ill health or substance misuse.

Young carers may look after parents, care for a brother or sister, or another family member; taking on adult level responsibilities which can have an impact on their own health, wellbeing, education and can cause social isolation.

We currently have a vacancy in our dynamic, creative and supportive Young Carers team, working to ensure that young carers are identified, have access to appropriate support and fulfil their potential. We are looking to recruit a passionate, committed professional who understands young carers unique needs.

The successful candidate will improve the health, well-being and safeguard the interests of Young Carers (YCs) adversely affected by their caring roles for family members in the Bristol area by:

• providing individual tailored 1:1 support, and advocacy
• taking a ‘whole family approach to delivering high-quality, effective and well-managed casework;
• responding to referrals and carrying out statutory assessments,
It is a requirement of the job to be able to work regularly in the evenings to deliver activities.

Closing Date: 
Sunday, 30 January, 2022 - 11:30
How to Apply: 

If you would like to know more about this role, please call 0117 9392562 for further information. For an application pack, please visit our website www.carerssupportcentre.org.uk/vacancies where you will find a full job description, application form an other relevant documents.

Closing date: 30th January 2022
Interview date: 10th February 2022 (tbc)

Registered Charity Number: 1063226

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and our workplace is free of barriers and fully accessible for people with disabilities. We are committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults; from recruitment of staff through to supporting our team working with families and carers in crisis

Contact Person: 
Carers Support Centre
Contact Email: 
invoices@carerssupportcentre.org.uk
Contact Phone: 
01179392562