Young Carer Support Worker (Southend)

Organisation: Carers First

Salary: £16,047 per annum (£23,250 FTE)

Role Type: Part Time

Hours: 25 Hours per week - Flexible working also to cover evenings and weekends as required

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We have an exciting opportunity for a Young Carer Support Worker to join our team in Southend.

The requirements of the role will include completing statutory assessments for young carers and providing high quality information and support including one-to-one conversations to identify needs with assessments and support plans; running support groups and activities; working with schools and partnership working to identify young carers in Southend.

To be successful you will experience of working with children or young people. Either in one-to-one or group setting and demonstrate an understanding of young carers and their issues.  You will need to have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

The location for the position is flexible but candidates must be willing to work from community venues and have flexibility to work outside of normal working hours to meet the needs of young carers in Southend.

In return, you will benefit from working for a charity that delivers a service which makes a real difference to people’s lives. We offer training and development to help you grow your career, good annual leave entitlement, flexible working options, access to our work-place pension, employee assistance programme and a Benenden Healthcare package.

If you are interested in becoming part of our team and have the skills and experience, we are looking for and are passionate about making a real difference then please read the Candidate Pack 

Appointments are subject to Carers First receiving an appropriate disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service that we consider acceptable.

We encourage and welcome applications regardless of gender, ethnicity, religion, disability, sexual orientation or age. If you would like to discuss this role confidentially, please contact us at recruitment@carersfirst.org.uk and we will be happy to organise for one of the Team to contact you.

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