Young Carers In Schools Project Worker – Shropshire – £19, 500 pro rata

Role available in: Shropshire

£19,500 pro rata

22 hours per week (days to be confirmed)

Do you want to make a difference? Do you want to feel the hours you put in changes lives? Do you see the potential in young people? If you do, then this new role is the job you are looking for – a job to be proud of!

We are looking to recruit a self-motivated, energetic, confident and innovative Young Cares in Schools Project Worker to support the development of our young carers in school project in Shropshire.

The project will work with Shropshire schools and colleges to improve the identification and support for young carers within their own educational setting. You will support and encourage them to adopt a whole school/college approach through implementation of the young carers in schools award. The main objective for this role is about building up relationships with education providers to support them in putting in place mechanisms that identify hidden carers and support young carers to help them reach their personal potential.

The role is varied and rewarding. You will play a key role in engaging with young carers, offering drop-ins and 1:1 support as well as delivering assemblies, run activities and developing initiatives to support the aims of the project. 

Fixed Term: 12 months from start date (at which point the service will be reviewed)

Young Carer in Schools Project Worker – Job Description & Person Specification

Join our friendly team who are proud to deliver quality care.

Closing date: 28 April 2021

Interview Date: 4 May 2021

We are CQC rated ‘Good’ in all of our locations. 





About You

About You
Experience of working with young people in either groups or one-ones
Be motivational and engaging with young people and present yourself in a way that would be considered as a role model.
Experience providing person centred interventions to young people based on need
A driving licence and access to a car are essential for this role
Confident in public speaking, having experience of presenting ideas or feedback to groups (large and small), for example in an assembly, a presentation or feeding back on the needs of a young person in a multiagency setting.
Be able to deliver workshops or training sessions for professionals or young people.
Experience of partnership working
Excellent organisation and communication skills
Relevant experience and or qualifications
Excellent IT skills
A (manual) driving licence and access to a car are essential for this role

We Offer

We Offer
Job satisfaction! The chance to make a real, long lasting difference to lives of young carers
Mileage allowance of 45p
24 days holiday, plus bank holidays (full time equivalent)
Company contribution to your workplace pension
High quality training and career development opportunities
Access to CarerSmart and NHS discount schemes offering you money saving vouchers and discounts

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