Young Carers Engagement, Involvement and Activities Co-ordinator

Job Title: Young Carers Engagement, Involvement and Activities Co-ordinator

Summary 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 (children) carers. Our Young Carers Service provides help and support to 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. 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 fulfill their potential.

The successful candidate will:

  • lead on activity and groupwork planning for YCs;
  • co-ordinate participation and engagement meetings to ensure YCs have their voices heard;
  • work with partner organisations to develop a high-quality programme of provision for breaks and social interaction.

Job tenure: 18 hours per week (regular evenings and occasional weekends)

Annual salary/pro rata salary: £20,622 – £22,616 pro rata

Link to full information on job/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 job description/person specification and application form (preferred option please).

Application deadline (time, date): Tuesday 26th March 2019 at 12:00 noon