Pontypool, Torfaen
£24,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Purpose

To engage with young & young adult carers and relevant organisations to develop and implement a Young & Young Adult Carers regional strategy. Promoting carer services across the region, working alongside the Gwent regional hub and spoke.

Major Responsibilities

  • Co-ordinate the implementation and development of the young carers ID cards for the Region 
  • Working in partnership with Local Authority, Health Boards and Third Sector to strategically standardise support and assessments available for Young & Young Adult Carers in line with the Social Services and Well-Being Act (2014)
  • Developing and implementing in partnership a regional Young & Young Adult Carers Strategy
  • To work closely with colleagues to develop services for young & young adult carers across CTSEW
  • To attend and represent CTSEW at contract meetings and other meetings appropriate to the post
  • To develop knowledge of local services and foster links with voluntary service providers, keeping up to date with any service changes and development
  • To promote the identification of potential new service users and hidden carers
  • Attending local forums and multi-agency groups with professionals and peers, sharing service information and representing carer issues
  • Building links with organisations with a direct role and remit to engage and support difficult to reach young & young adult carers 
Refreshed on: 24 December 2019
Closed date: 10 January 2020
Job ref: VA9
Tags: Advice, Information, Social Care/Development

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