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Young Carers Key Worker

30 – 37 hours per week:   GYC Salary Scale Pt 26 – 29, £24,830 – £27,539 pro rata

Permanent contract subject to continued funding.

The successful candidate will be responsible, taking a whole family approach, for undertaking assessment visits with young carers and their families in order to identify their needs and develop a support plan. You will work directly with young carers to achieve positive outcomes delivering a minimum of two weekly term time respite/activity groups in various localities across the county and contributing to well-being groups.  You will also be involved in organising and delivering a programme of activity breaks and residential experiences for young carers across the county and providing one to one support to young carers as appropriate.

We are looking for an experienced professional with proven ability in communicating sensitively with children, young people and their families and in organising group activities.  You will hold a relevant qualification (Level 3) within Youth Work/Education/Social Care/Health. You will have excellent organisational skills and be proficient in the use of IT.  You will need to be available for regular evening and occasional weekend work.  

You will represent GYC in a manner consistent with the highest professional standards reflecting GYC’s commitment to diversity and equality of opportunity and follow national and local policy in relation to safeguarding at all times.

For further information please call Karen James 07592 794504 or Laura Ritchings on 07773 331889.

Job Description

Person Specification

GYC Application Form

Closing Date    Monday, 1st   November 2021 10am

Interviews       Tuesday, 9th November 2021

Please email your completed application form to mail@glosyoungcarers.org.uk.

Please note we do not accept application by CVs.

Senior/Group Workers

From £11.41-£12.51 per hour including holiday pay

2 – 2.5 hours per session / 24 sessions per year term time only

To co-facilitate our respite/activity young carer groups.  Vacancies currently exist in the Forest of Dean (11 – 16 years) and Tewkesbury (8 – 16 years).

We are seeking experienced youth/play workers with proven ability in communicating sensitively with children and young people and their families and in organising group activities. The posts involve regular early evening work.

You will represent Gloucestershire Young Carers in a manner consistent with the highest professional standards reflecting Gloucestershire Young Carers’ commitment to diversity and equality of opportunity and follow national and local policy in relation to safeguarding at all times.

Download Group Worker (Forest of Dean) Job description here

Download Group Worker (Tewkesbury) Job description here

Download Group Worker person specification here

Download GYC Application form here

For more information please call: Laura Ritchings on 07773331889

Please email your completed application form to: mail@glosyoungcarers.org.uk

Applications will be processed on receipt and interviews held until the posts are filled.


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