Young Carer Development Worker
Starting salary: £26,272 (pro-rata)
Contract: Permanent, part-time (17.5 hours/week)
Closing day: Friday, 26 November 2021
Interview date: Monday, 6 December 2021
Edinburgh Young Carers is seeking a suitably experienced and qualified applicant to join the service in developing and providing high-quality support to young carers in Edinburgh between the ages of 5 and 25 years.
The post-holder will work alongside colleagues to raise awareness of young carers and their support needs, identify hidden young carers, and develop and provide support plans to ensure that young carers identified personal outcomes are being met, in accordance with the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016.
The candidate will need to be suitably qualified and experienced in working with children and young people, with at least three years of proven experience in a role including individual and group work.