Join the Team


An exciting opportunity exists to join an award winning organisation that continues to be at the forefront of developing support services with and for young carers.

Young Carer and Family Locality Worker

Forest of Dean/Gloucester Locality – 22 hours based in Forest and Gloucester

Salary: Scale H, Pt 26 – 28 (£23,398 – £25,951) pro rata

Permanent contract subject to funding

The successful candidate will be responsible for undertaking assessment visits with young carers and their families in order to identify their needs and develop a support plan.  Working in close partnership with statutory and voluntary agencies, you will take a whole family approach, enabling family members to access services that reduce the extent and impact of caring; and enable young carers to access services that improve resilience, health and well being.

We are looking for an experienced professional with proven ability in communicating sensitively with children, young people and their families.  You will hold a relevant qualification at a minimum NVQ 3 or equivalent. You will work primarily in The Forest of Dean and Gloucester, based at our offices in those localities, but will be comfortable travelling throughout the county as required. Availability out of school hours is essential.

For further information please call Karen James or Mandy Bell on 01452 733060.

For an application pack please see below.

Please note we do not accept application by CVs.

Closing Date: 10 am, Friday 8th December 2017

Interview Date:  Tuesday 19th December 2017

Job description

Person specification

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