Carers Plus Yorkshire is a well-established charity of over 25 years, providing information, advice and support to unpaid family Carers across multiple districts of North Yorkshire including Scarborough, Whitby, Ryedale, Hambleton and Richmondshire.
Following a successful funding application to the Carers Trust, we are delighted to be seeking two new Advisers to join the team within the
Hambleton and Richmondshire office, both fixed term until 31st March 2024
Carer Engagement Adviser (Young Carers)
To support young adult carers (8-18)
22.5 hours per week, salary pro rata of £23,928 FTE
You would be joining a small team of highly skilled professionals, providing a range of support, including emotional and social support, advice, and carer training, to young carers in the area. The roles are varied and people-focused and will see you working with young people directly, and in partnership with families, schools, colleges and other health and social care professionals in the area. Must be dynamic and proactive in their approach to supporting young people and prepared to work across all corners of the districts.
Carer Engagement Adviser (Young Adult Carers)
To support young adult carers (16-30)
30 hours per week, salary pro rata of £23,928 FTE
As a specialist within the Adult Carer team, you will be responsible for supporting Young Adult Carers across some of the most challenging transition points in their carer journey. We are seeking an experienced person who can support Carers with aspects of their education, training and employment ambitions, relationship changes, social engagement, and planning for future success. We would also like to ensure this post supported Parent Carers to balance their family and personal goals.
The capacity to work in partnership with statutory and voluntary sector partners, and be an exceptional communicator, is essential in both roles.
Your base of work will be at the Northallerton office, but Advisers are required to work out and about in the local community. You will need to be flexible as you might need to work the occasional evening and weekend if required.
Closing date: 21st October 2021 Interviews: 1st or 2nd November 2021
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