Project Worker, Young Carers in Southampton – No Limits
We have an exciting opportunity available within our Young Carers in Southampton team, to provide information and support through assessments of need, appropriate signposting and referrals, 1:1 sessions and groups programmes to young carers and their families.
We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated individual to empower young carers to meet their potential and have the same access to education as their peers. Working in a whole family way to ensure young carers are not undertaking inappropriate caring roles the successful candidate will undertake assessments of need and appropriate referrals to reduce caring roles as well as providing effective interventions and positive activities directly to young carers.
This role requires you to work directly with vulnerable young people and families, leading on under 11’s engagement and support, so a good knowledge of safeguarding and risk assessment when working in difficult and complex situations is essential. You will provide young carers with information, signposting and support, through 1:1 interventions and group work, so an awareness of the major issues that affect young people’s lives, particularly under 11’s, is also essential.
Salary Scale: NJC 20 – 25 £19,819 – £23,111 pro rata based on 37 hours FTE.
Hours: 30 hours a week. This will include some evenings and weekends.
Essential car user: Yes
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Applications Close: 5pm 17th September 2018
Interview date: 24th & 25th September 2018
N.B. Please note that only completed applications will be considered. We will not accept CVs as a job application.
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