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Young Carers Development Worker

  • Part time
  • £25,507 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 17th May 2019

  • Advertised from 2nd April 2019
  • 21 hours. Permanent.


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.

Application notes

Closing date: 17th May 2019

Interviews: TBC

For further details and an application pack, please contact:

Edinburgh Young Carers, Norton Park, 57 Albion Rd, Edinburgh EH7 5QY. Tel 0131 475 2322. Email

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