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Young Carers Support Worker

  • Closing date: September 14, 2023
  • Closing time: 12 noon
  • Salary: £24,786
  • Hours: 37.5
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Carers Support Centre

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.

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 5-17, 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.

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:
• delivering high-quality, effective and well-managed casework;
• responding to referrals and carrying out statutory assessments,
• providing individual tailored 1:1 support, and advocacy
• developing and facilitating group work and activities.

It is a requirement of the job to be able to work regularly in the evenings to deliver

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\vacancies where you will find all the required information/documentation on how to apply for this role.

Closing date: Wednesday 14th September 12.00noon
Interview date: Wednesday 27th September 2023

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