Young Carers Support Worker – Bristol
Full time 37.5 hrs/week
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. We are looking to recruit a passionate, committed professional who understands young carers unique needs.
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 5-17, 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; taking on adult level responsibilities which can have an impact on their own health, wellbeing, education and can cause social isolation.
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:
- delivering high-quality, effective and well-managed casework;
- responding to referrals and carrying out statutory assessments,
- providing individual tailored 1:1 support, and advocacy
- developing and facilitating group work and activities.
It is a requirement of the job to be able to work regularly in the evenings to deliver activities.
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 where you will find all required information/documentation on how to apply for this role.
Closing date: Wednesday Thursday 14th September 12.00 noon
Interview date: Wednesday 27th September 2023