Young Carers Support Coordinator

Young Carers Support Coordinator

Are you passionate about working with Young Carers and making a difference to their lives?

Company: Southend Carers

Hours per week: 18½ hours

Salary: £23,500 pro rata

Location: Southend-on-Sea, Essex

Contract Type: Fixed term – 24 months

Job Description

As our Young Carers Support Coordinator – ‘Better Lives Programme’ – you will be working as part of a small team to specifically support Young Carers, aged 5 to 18, living in Southend-on-Sea area.

You will be providing information, advice, one to one support & delivering programme activities & events to improve the health and wellbeing of young carers and their families, and support them to access a wide range of projects and support services.

We are looking for someone with experience working in the youth voluntary sector. Previous caring experience or knowledge and awareness of young carers is desirable.

As the Young Carers Support Coordinator you must be:

  • Available to work flexibly between Monday to Friday, including occasional evening and weekend activities.
  • Have a passion for working with young people.
  • Experienced in either facilitating groups or event planning and coordination.
  • Willing to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service check

Closing date for applications: Monday 23rd October 2017 – 5pm

Interview will take place on: Wednesday 1st November 2017

To apply for this position, please download the PDF files on the following link http://www.southendcarers.co.uk/vacancies/, which can be completed either electronically or manually as required.  After checking that you meet the criteria outlined in the Job Description and Person Specification, please complete the Job Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form and return them to the address shown below.  If you are filling in the forms electronically, please ensure that you save the completed PDF files to your PC before sending them to Southend Carers.

Applications that have been completed electronically should be e-mailed to: dfessey@southendcarers.co.uk

Applications that have been completed manually should be sent to: Operations Manager, Southend Carers, SAVS Centre, 29/31 Alexandra Street, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS1 1BW. Please mark your envelope “Private and Confidential”

If you have any problems with the application process, please contact the Dawnette Fessey 01702 393933

WE DO NOT ACCEPT CVs – PLEASE COMPLETE THE JOB APPLICATION FORM.

Charity No: 1093240

Southend Carers is an Equal Opportunities Employer