Salary Scale: £23,836 – £24,799 per annum pro rata (NJC SCP 17-19)
York Carers Centre is an independent charity that helps unpaid carers in York access the support they need. We are seeking to recruit a Senior Carer Support Worker to join our dedicated team and be responsible for the delivery of our Young Adult Carer Service working with and for carers aged 18-25 years in York. Considerable experience in working with and supporting vulnerable young people and their families is essential together with a background of providing information and support to individuals in a community setting.
The post holder will identify and support young adult carers and deliver a range of information, advice and activities reflecting their needs and aspirations enabling them to lead healthy, fulfilling and purposeful lives. Working within the boundaries of confidentiality, excellent communication skills will be necessary to work effectively and engage sensitively with young people. A good understanding of the needs and rights of unpaid carers will be required.
The successful candidate will work with a range of external partners and voluntary agencies and be responsible for ensuring the service is delivered in line with contract requirements. Applicants should be self-motivated with excellent organisational and time management skills.
This position involves flexible working including evening and occasional weekends. Travel throughout the York area will be required and a full clean driving licence and access to a car for work is essential.
We offer a supportive working environment with learning and development opportunities, 29 days holiday per year plus public holidays, reduced pro rata, and a contributory pension scheme.
The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Closing date: Tuesday 28th January 2020 – Midnight
Interview date: Thursday 6th February 2020
Application packs can be found on our website www.yorkcarerscentre.co.uk.
For an application pack by post or to discuss these vacancies please phone 01904 715490 or email email@example.com We do not accept CV’s.
Please note, only candidates shortlisted for interview will be notified.