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Twickenham, Greater London
£28,000 per year
Permanent, Contract, Full-time
Job description

Richmond Carers Centre, a network partner of the Carers Trust, is a registered charity providing information, support, advice and a voice for carers living and caring in London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. 

Helping Carers to Live Well is our organisational aim. We provide a targeted service to young carers, aged 5 – 18 years. Young carers, provide vital emotional and practical support to a family member with a care need including sibling young carers. Their care role can have an impact on their wellbeing, education and social opportunities. We are looking for someone with the skills and ability to offer a coordinated approach in supporting young carers in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames.

As Young Carers Support Worker you will be part of a small dedicated team which directly deliver a range of services for young carers, including information and advice, emotional support and mentoring, promoting awareness of young carers and delivering a wide selection of group activities, both term-time and in the school holiday programme. Using all your skills, you will work with the young carers’ team to deliver, review, and continually develop services for young carers to best meet their identified needs.  

With your proven knowledge of working with children and young people, families, carers or other vulnerable groups on an individual and/or group basis, you will recognise the importance of being client focused and have a commitment to enhance the lives of young carers and their families, including knowledge and awareness of sibling young carers and vulnerable families. You will be able to demonstrate a broad knowledge of young carer’s needs, a wide range of skills in relation to service delivery to support young carers, and have a sound understanding of social care provision in both statutory and voluntary sector environments. 

You will be self-motivated and positive in your approach to working with both young carers, their families and team members, and have a willingness to embrace our organisational values.  Being innovative and creative, you will identify and implement a range of support mechanisms for young carers, enhancing their wellbeing and supporting them to achieve identified goals.  Strong administrative, time management, IT and organisational skills are essential.  Your ability and willingness to regularly work outside normal working hours is required.

In return, we offer regular supervision, training and professional development for this rewarding position, along with generous annual leave, work based pension or employer’s contribution to your pension scheme and above all, a supportive and friendly working environment.  

Please use the application form only. CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date – midnight Sunday 26th January 2020.

Provisional interview dates – Monday 10th and Wednesday 12th February 2020.

Privacy Notice

In compliance with General Data Protect Regulations, Richmond Carers Centre will only collect personal data and applicant information relevant to carry out a safe recruiting process. This means we will ask for data such as applicant’s name and contact details, education and employment history, and contact details for referees. The application pack will include an equalities monitoring form, which will be separate to the application form for statistical purposes only. Applicant’s information will not be shared with a 3rd party unless required to do so by law. We will retain applicant’s information for the duration of the recruitment period after which unsuccessful applications will be deleted.

Richmond Carers Centre is committed to Equality of Opportunity

Registered Charity No: 1092459. Company No: 4412793

Additional documents
Job Description Young Carers Support Worker (.pdf)
Briefing paper (.pdf)
Guidance Notes (.pdf)
Equal Opportunities Monitoring form (.doc)
Application form (.doc)
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Refreshed on: 11 January 2020
Closing date: 26 January 2020
Job ref: Young Carers Support Worker
Tags: Social Care/Development,Support Worker

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