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Young Carers Project Worker – £9.75

Role based in Bolton – Based in Deepdale Community Centre

Salary range: £9.75 hour – Part Time 28 Hours per month – 7 Hours Per Week – flexible approach

12 months fixed term contract

Young Carers of Deepdale need YOU!

We are looking to recruit an energetic, confident and innovative Project Worker to support the development of our young carers project in Deepdale, Bolton. The project will support young carers aged 8-18 living in the Deepdale Estate who help care for members of their own family.

The projects aim is to provide respite and improved outcomes for young carer’s through the delivery of group sessions and 1:1 work along with partnership working with local schools or universal services to generate referrals, raise awareness and increase opportunities and partnership projects that the young carers will benefit from.  

The ideal candidate will have a background in youth or community work and play a key part in engaging with young carers and their families in the Deepdale estate which involves completing assessments, offering 1:1 and group sessions.

It is important that you are flexible and adaptable as the service may require the hours being used in the evenings, day time or weekends. No two weeks will be the same.

Young Carers Project Worker BOLTON Nov2020

If you would like to get further information before applying, you can call Graeme on 07341 562 066. You have until 22/1/2021

Closing Date: 22 January 2021

Interview Date: 27 January 2021

 


About You

About You
Experience of working with young carers or young people
Able to plan & deliver activities online or face to face
Creative approach to online tools, resources & how best to engage young people virtually
Experience of supporting young people in 1:1's to improve their outcomes
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
Willing to work evenings & occasional weekends
Independent, motivated and able to work on your own

We Offer

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

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    For more information please call 0330 323 1990 or email jobs@crossroadstogether.org.uk

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