Young Carers Service Coordinator at Community First

Community First are looking for a dedicated and experienced individual to join our Young Carers Service as part of our successful youth arm, Youth Action Wiltshire. We are seeking to recruit a well organised and motivated individual who is dedicated to the personal development of young people through the provision of 1:1 support, advocacy and positive activities.

Hours: 36.5 hrs per week, includes evening, weekend and school holiday work

Salary: £24,717 gross per annum plus 7% employers pension contribution

Location: Office base in Devizes, county wide programme delivery including 1:1 outreach.

Supervisor: Youth Action Wiltshire Programmes Coordinator (Young Carers Service Lead)

Fixed Term contract until September 2021

The role focusses on providing practical and emotional support to Young Carers in Wiltshire aged 5-18 years. The post holder will be required to work with young people, understand their individual needs and develop a positive trust-based relationship with them and support them throughout their “journey” with our service.

Ideally, you will have a relevant youth work qualification and/or two years of experience in delivering youth work and positive activities. You will hold a valid UK driving licence and will be prepared to drive a minibus and transport young people to and from activities and 1:1 meetings. There will be a need for regular evening and occasional weekend working.

Due to the nature of the work, you will be required to undertake a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check.

To download a job description, person specification and an application form for this post please visit https://www.communityfirst.org.uk/vacancies. Please note we are unable to accept CVs.

Closing date: Midday on Monday 13th January 2020

Interviews: Monday 20th January 2020

If you would like to find out more about this position, please contact Steve Crawley, Head of Youth Action Wiltshire on 01380 729813 or scrawley@communityfirst.org.uk

Community First is an equal opportunities employer.

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