Family Support Worker
37 hrs per week
£20,935 per annum
Fixed term until June 2019 (maternity cover)
The Centre is seeking to appoint a Family Support Worker who will work with young carers aged 5-18, taking on caring roles for family members because of illness, disability, mental health difficulties or alcohol/substance misuse. Providing practical and emotional support to meet the needs of the whole family the post holder will have a specific focus upon the needs of young carers.
The post holder will also: have a proven track record in working with children and young people and their families; have an understanding of social care, health and education services; be able to adopt a whole family approach to working; possess excellent group facilitation skills; demonstrate good communication and organisational skills; have the ability to work as part of a team; numeracy, IT literacy and good reporting skills; the ability to work flexible hours.
Closing date for application; 10am Monday 19th March 2018
Interviews will be held: Monday 26th March 2018 (PM)
Completed applications should be returned to Gemma Twells- Davison, Young Carers’ Project Manager firstname.lastname@example.org
Young Carers Activities Worker
37 hrs per week
This post is funded until March 2021
North Tyneside Carers’ Centre is looking to recruit a Young Carers Activities Worker
to provide regular breaks for young carers including; term time clubs, holiday activities and targeted groups. The focus of the groups and activities will be to provide young carers with a break from their caring role, whilst enabling them to develop new skills and interests. The Activities Worker will additionally support families to identify a sustainable plan to ensure young carers have access to positive activities similar to their peers.
The post holder will: have a proven track record in working with children and young people; be able to apply a good model of participation to their work; possess excellent group facilitation skills; demonstrate good communication and organisational skills; be an excellent problem solver; have the ability to work as part of a team; have numeracy, IT literacy and good reporting skills and have the ability to work flexible hours.
Closing date: 4pm Monday 26th March 2018
Interviews will be held: 3rd, 4th April 2018
Application packs are available via our website www.northtynesidecarers.org.uk or by calling 0191 6432298.
Completed application packs to be returned to;
Gemma Twells-Davison, Young Carers’ Project Manager, North Tyneside Carers’ Centre, 3rd floor YMCA, Church Way, North Shields, NE29 0AB or email@example.com
CV’s will not be accepted
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