An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Young Adult Carer Transitions Worker to join our small dedicated team, working with children and young people who have caring responsibilities in Fife.
We are looking for a creative and energetic individual, with experience of working with vulnerable young people aged 16 – 25 years. The post holder will be responsible for the provision of one to one and group support in Fife, aimed at reducing the impact of caring and improving transition into adulthood.
The position is subject to an enhanced disclosure check.
Fife Young Carers is a highly regarded charitable organisation based in Lochgelly which provides Fife wide support to children and young adults who care for members of their family who are affected by illness or disability.
We require a Befriending Coordinator to market and deliver an exciting new project. You will be responsible for providing a befriending service to Young Carers who are socially isolated and for recruiting and supporting a network of volunteer befrienders.
You must be enthusiastic, have a flexible and creative approach to problem-solving, be computer literate, an effective networker, self-starter and proven team player. Experience of training volunteers and supporting young people in the above context would be an advantage.