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Young Carer and Family Support Link Worker - Maternity Cover

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Contract Type:
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Working Pattern:
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Advert Start Date:
14/08/2019
Advert End Date:
30/08/2019 12:00
Salary:
£22,888.00 pro rata
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
190468
Employment Location:
Sunderland

Job details 

Closing date:
30 Aug


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Sunderland Carers Centre is the centre point of support for all unpaid Carers in Sunderland. Providing vital advice and support to families with caring roles.

Delivering services across the City of Sunderland area, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Young Carer and Family Support Link Worker.

The applicant will be working as part of our 0-25 team, to support a wide range of opportunities for young carers (aged 5 to 25) and their families.

This role will be required to support young carers and their families on a 1:1 basis, at a statutory agency meeting’s, as well as through a wide range of group activities, opportunities, and training. The young carer activities will mainly take place on an evening and weekend term time and daytime in school holidays.

We are looking for a creative and energetic individual, with experience of working with young people/and families. The successful candidate will have great communication and organisational skills and be able to work sensitively with young people and their families of all ages.

The successful applicant for this post will be subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

For a full job description please click Apply Now or for further information about the post please contact Lisa Watson. or call our contact team on 0191 549 3768 to have a job description and application pack posted to you

For an application for this post please click Apply Now. Please also submit and equality and diversity form along with your application. Or call our carer contact team on 0191 549 3768 to receive an application pack in the post.

Completed applications should be returned to info@sunderlandcarers.co.uk or via post to Alison Smith, Sunderland Carers Centre, Thompson Park, Thompson Road, SR5 1SF

Closing date 12 noon Friday 30th August 2019

Sunderland Carers Centre is an equality and diversity employer, all posts are subject to enhanced DBS clearance and continuation funding.

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