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Young Carers Support Worker

  • Hours: 36.5 hrs per week, including regular evening, weekend and school holiday work.
  • Salary: £25,694 to £26,556 gross per annum dependent on experience plus 7% employers pension contribution
  • Location:Office base in Devizes, county wide programme delivery, including 1:1 outreach and group work sessions
  • Supervisor: Senior Wiltshire Young Carers Service Coordinator

The role focuses on providing practical and emotional support for Young Carers in Wiltshire aged 5-19 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.

You will have experience of successfully delivering one to one and group work support for young people. Be creative, adaptable, with strong inter-personal skills and able to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.

The role will include regular evening, weekend and school/college holiday working.

Community First follows Safer Recruitment polices, due to the nature of the work, this role is subject to an Enhanced DBS, along with relevant background checks, references, probationary period, and completion of mandatory training requirements.

Please see the links below for a recruitment pack containing information about the role, a job description and person specification. An application form for this role can also be found below. Please contact us if you would like a hard copy application form, or if you require any assistance in applying for this post.

Please send completed application forms to Nicky Theobald, Premises and Business Support Manager at

Closing date: Friday 26th July, 2024 (10am)

Community First is an equal opportunities employer.