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NLA- Young Carers Key Worker – Bristol

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Job Summary

Employment Term:
Non South Gloucestershire Council post
Working Pattern:
Please See Advert Text
Advert Start Date:
01/04/2019
Advert End Date:
02/05/2019 23:59
Salary:
23,34-25,903
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Non-Local Authority Job
Vacancy ID:
105107
Employment Location:
See job description
Post Number:
Young Carers Key Worker – Bristol/NSH/913

Job details 

Closing date:
2 May


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Young Carers Key Worker – Bristol
37.5 hours per week (full time or two part time job share)
£23,354 - £25,903 FTE

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 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.

Young carers may look after parents, care for a brother or sister, or another family member. The average age of a young carer is 12 and they take on responsibilities normally only expected of an adult.

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.

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:

• providing individual tailored 1:1 support, and advocacy
• taking a ‘whole family approach to delivering high-quality, effective and well-managed casework;
• responding to referrals and carrying out statutory assessments,

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 (preferred option please).

Closing date: 2nd May 2019 12:00
Interview date: 21st May 2019

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

This is not a Local Authority post and applicants will need to satisfy themselves with regard to condition of service.

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