Edinburgh Young Carers Project
Edinburgh Young Carers Project

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.


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Young Carers Development Worker

  • Full time
  • £25,507
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 23rd February 2020

Edinburgh Young Carers is seeking a suitably experienced and qualified applicant to join the service in developing and providing high quality support to young carers in Edinburgh between the ages of 5 and 25 years.

The post-holder will work alongside colleagues to raise awareness of young carers and their support needs, identify hidden young carers, and develop and provide support plans to ensure that young carers identified personal outcomes are being met, in accordance with the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016.

The candidate will need to be suitably qualified and experienced in working with children and young people, with at least three years proven experience in a role including individual and group work.

Organisation Profile:

Edinburgh Young Carers Service 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.

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Schools Project Manager

  • Full time
  • £25,507
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 23rd February 2020

Edinburgh Young Carers is seeking a suitably experienced applicant to join our team in developing and providing high quality support to young carers in Edinburgh as a Project Manager for our Schools Awareness Raising Project.

The purpose of the role is to manage an awareness-raising project in schools and Higher Education / Further Education establishments across Edinburgh, with the aim to develop whole-school, sustainable approaches in the identification of, and support to, young carers.

The postholder will be expected to work directly with a variety of schools in Edinburgh, which will include delivering presentations and workshops to both pupils and teaching staff, as well as forming partnerships with healthcare, social care and other voluntary sector professionals.

We would expect applicants to have experience of managing, monitoring and evaluating a project, and proven experience of partnership working with education colleagues. We seek experienced professionals committed to improving the lives of young carers.

Organisation Profile:

Edinburgh Young Carers Service 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.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Drug & Alcohol Project Worker

  • Part time
  • £25,507 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 23rd February 2020

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 25 years, who care for someone with problematic drug and/or alcohol use.

The postholder 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 be expected to have proven experience of working with children and young people and working with people affected by drug and alcohol difficulties, with a sound understanding of Child Protection issues and relevant qualifications. We seek experienced professionals committed to improving the lives of young carers.

Organisation Profile:

Edinburgh Young Carers Service 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.

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