Fishponds, Bristol City
£26,507 - £27,343 per year
Permanent, Part-time, 30 hours per week
Job description

Carers Support Centre (CSC) - Bristol and South Gloucestershire provides a wide range of information, advice and support services for unpaid adult and young carers. Our Young Carers Service provides help and support to children and young people aged 8-18, their families, and professionals working with young carers.

Young carers are children and young people who look after someone in their family who has a disability, a long-term illness, or is affected by mental ill health or substance misuse. Young carers may look after parents, care for a brother or sister, or another family member.

We currently have a vacancy in our dynamic, creative and supportive Young Carers team, working to ensure that young carers are identified, have access to appropriate support and fulfil their potential.

The successful candidate will improve the health, well-being and safeguard the interests of young carers adversely affected by their caring roles for family members in the Bristol area by:

  • providing individual tailored 1:1 support and advocacy
  • taking a ‘whole family approach’ to delivering high-quality, effective and well-managed casework
  • responding to referrals and carrying out statutory assessments
  • managing the Bristol Keyworker team, sessional workers and student social workers

Please note the salary advertised for this role is the FTE - will be paid pro-rata for 30 hours per week.

All staff are temporarily working remotely due to Covid 19.

 

Registered Charity Number: 1063226

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and our workplace is free of barriers and fully accessible for people with disabilities. We are committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults; from recruitment of staff through to supporting our team working with families and carers in crisis

Refreshed on: 14 January 2021
Closed date: 22 January 2021
Job ref: BRYC/7130
Tags: Advice, Information, Social Care/Development

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