Young Carers Sessional Support Worker



9.91 per hour (plus a holiday premium)




21st January 2019

21st January 2019

The Gateway, North Methven Street



An opportunity has arisen for a sessional worker to work within our young carers team helping the staff deliver our weekly respite groups during school term times and supporting day trips and longer residential breaks away for young carers during school holiday periods.


Key Objectives

  1. Support the team of young carers support workers in the planning and delivery of the weekly respite groups that are delivered 3 evenings per week during school term time.
  2. Support the young carers support workers on day trips delivered during the school holiday periods.


Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Support the coordination and delivery of 3 weekly respite groups (Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday between 3pm and 8pm)
  2. Maintain, develop and sustain young carers groups, consulting with young carers about the group’s aims and activities.
  3. Provide emotional support to young carers in group work as appropriate
  4. Organisation and delivery of school holiday activities.
  5. To support transporting young carers to and from groups as required.


Closing date for applications: 21st Janaury 2019.

Interview date is yet to be determined. 

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