Young Carer Assistant Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £24,258
  • Helensburgh
  • Closing 10th February 2023

  • Advertised from 24th January 2023
  • 35 hours per week


This is a newly created post which will provide an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual with an opportunity to join a dedicated team of young carer support workers committed to improving the lives of young carers.

Based at Lomond House in Helensburgh and operating throughout the Helensburgh and Lomond area, including rural villages, you will be making a difference to young carers and their families. The interesting and challenging work involves identifying young carers, working with them and their families, preparing and reviewing personal statements and organising events and activities.

You will work as part of a small team but must be able to prioritise your own workload and have good interpersonal skills. Empathy with young people, their issues and concerns, is essential.

The successful applicant will require to be registered as a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme, which will involve a Disclosure Scotland check.

As this post is partially funded by Argyll and Bute Council to assist unemployed people gain employment applicants must meet the criteria specified in the attached document.

Application notes

Interested applicants should submit their CV by email to:

Or by post to: Sharon Richardson, Manager, Helensburgh and Lomond Carers SCIO, Lomond House, 29 Lomond Street, Helensburgh G84 7PW

Closing date for applications is Friday 10 February 2023 and interviews for shortlisted applicants will be held on Wednesday 22 February 2023.