SG14, Hertford
England, United Kingdom
£22,269 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

 

Young Carers Support Advisor

 

Full time (37 hours) Part time will be considered over 30 hours per week

 

Salary: £22,492

 

We are looking for people who are passionate about supporting young people to achieve their potential. 

 

The Young Carers Support Advisor will working with young carers and their parents holding a caseload of families with targeted and intensive needs.

 

You will need excellent communication skills and be able to be creative to seek solutions to issues facing children, young people, and their families.  You will be able to present information in a clear and concise manner suitable for a variety of audiences.  

 

You will have strong IT skills and be confident using databases to record your work understanding the need for clear record keeping that demonstrates your understanding of the situation and allows others to work in partnership. Previous experience of using Families First, Outcome Stars or similar tools will be an advantage but is not essential.  

 

As a carer led organisation Carers in Hertfordshire believes that the voice of the carer is central to everything we do, so you will be able to ensure young carers voices are heard at every level, whether this is in planning the care for them and their family or in the planning of services that affect them. You will contribute to this through supporting the work of the young carers council, encouraging feedback on support as well as regular surveys and the annual young carers conference.

 

Closing date: 9am, Wednesday 11th August 2021

Interview Date: Friday 20th August 2021

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Carers in Hertfordshire

Carers in Hertfordshire is a well-respected, independent, carer-led charity, established in 1995.  The charity works to ensure th... Read more

Refreshed on: 05 August 2021
Closed date: 11 August 2021
Job ref: YCSAJAN21
Tags: Advice, Information, Social Care/Development

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