Carers Trust Scotland
Carers Trust Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC042870

Carers Trust Scotland is the largest provider of comprehensive carers support services in Scotland. We reach around 30,000 adult carers and 2,400 young carers from all groups and communities, through a unique network of independent carers centres and young carers services throughout Scotland. We work with these centres to improve support, services and recognition for carers in communities across Scotland.

Current vacancies

Youth Inclusion and Wellbeing Worker (Scotland)

  • Part time
  • £26,789 pro-rata
  • Glasgow, Scotland Office
  • Closing 1st April 2020

Carers Trust Scotland is part of Carers Trust, a major charity for, with and about carers. We work to improve support, services and recognition for anyone living with the challenges of caring, unpaid, for a family member or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental health or addiction problems. With locally based Network Partners we are able to support carers in the community with information, advice, emotional support, hands on practical help and access to much needed breaks. We offer specialist services for carers of people of all ages and conditions and a range of individually tailored support and group activities.

We are currently looking for a Youth Inclusion and Wellbeing Worker (Scotland). The scope and main duties for this role include:

  • Oversee youth involvement in the planning, development and delivery of the “Together” European partnership project, the “Young Carer Mental Health Toolkit” and the complimentary “Train the Trainer” module.
  • Lead in creating the Young Carer Mental Health Toolkit resource and devise the “Train the Trainer” module material.
  • Deliver and evaluate the Young Carer Mental Health Toolkit “Train the Trainer” module to young carer workers and youth professionals across Scotland.
  • Lead in planning, delivery and evaluation of the “Together – a whole family approach for young carers” European partnership project. This also involves attending bi-annual project partner meetings that take place across Europe.
  • Liaise and work with the young carers team to assist in the planning and delivery of consultation and engagement events, adhering to child protection and safeguarding procedures.
  • Provide regular reports to the funders as required.
  • Liaise with colleagues within Carers Trust and other partners to plan media and PR opportunities for all activities, training and events.
  • Build professional contacts with a range of decision makers and represent the organisation at various meetings where appropriate.

The successful candidate will have experience of:

  • partnership working.
  • developing and delivering training.
  • successful project planning and coordination.
  • developing publications and resources.
  • working with children and young people.
  • working with professionals.

This is a great opportunity for someone interested in joining a vibrant organisation and very successful team.