Charity registered in Scotland SC026270
Edinburgh Young Carers is a voluntary organisation working with and on behalf of young carers throughout Edinburgh. We are one of the largest and most well established independent young carers organisations in Scotland. We have a strong commitment to the rights of children and young people.
Drug and Alcohol Project
Edinburgh Young Carers is seeking a suitably experienced and qualified applicant to join its Drug and Alcohol Project in developing and providing high quality support to young carers in Edinburgh between the ages of 5 and 20 years, who care for someone with problematic drug and/or alcohol use.
The post-holder will work alongside colleagues to increase the Project’s effectiveness, identify hidden young carers, develop and provide support and increase our knowledge and understanding of the needs of young carers who are caring for someone with problematic drug and/or alcohol use.
The candidate will need to be suitably qualified and experienced in working with children and young people and in working in the context of drug and alcohol difficulties.