Young Carers Key Worker – Bristol
37.5 hours per week (full time or two part time job share)
£23,354 - £25,903 FTE
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,
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 all relevant details along with an application form (preferred option please).
Closing date: 6th January 2020 12:00
Interview date: 22nd January 2020
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