Senior Young Carers Worker (fixed-term)

  • Organisation
    Y Sort-it
  • Location
    West Dunbartonshire
  • Employment Hours
    35 hours per week
  • Salary
  • Closing Date
    Fri, 04 Aug 2017 12:00
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Y Sort-it Young Carers Project supports young carers aged between 10 and 25 across West Dunbartonshire.

Your main role as Senior Young Carers Worker will be to continue the development of Y Sort-it Young Carer support services and to respond to local young carers' needs. You will support staff and volunteers to deliver high-quality support, activities and opportunities for respite for local young carers. You will ensure that services delivered are responding to the needs of young carers in West Dunbartonshire.

Your role will be to support young carers in making informed choices around issues that are important to them, through one-to-one, group work and respite. You will be responsible for the delivery of individual and group work support, including advocacy, for young carers. The postholder should be flexible as the actual times of work may change occasionally to respond to the demands of the work of the Young Carers Project.

This post is fixed-term until 30 April 2021.

For more information and an application pack, contact Y Sort-it by email or on 0141 941 3308.

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