Young Carers Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £22,366 – £24,040
  • West Dunbartonshire
  • Closing 5th June 2023

  • Advertised from 12th May 2023
  • 35 hours per week. Fixed Term for 12 months


We are looking for a dedicated and motivated individual to join our team. Y sort it Young Carers Service supports young carers/ young adult carers aged between 8-18 years across West Dunbartonshire.

This exciting post offers a unique opportunity to work with Young Carers within school, home & community based settings. The role of the Young Carer Support Workers will be to support young carers in making informed choices around issues that are important to them, through one to one, group work sessions & respite.

You will be offering and completing assessments, developing support plans, providing advice and information, training, and peer support to help young carers with their caring role.

Young carers are supported through a range of measures to alleviate the caring role and your role will be to work closely with schools, partner agencies and family members to ensure they are able to be a young person first and foremost.

The post holder should be flexible as the actual times of work will involve working, evenings, school holidays and weekends. The post holder should be flexible as the actual times of work may change to respond to the demands of the work of the Young Carers Service including overnight stays for respite.

Application notes

To apply, please send completed application form to

Closing Date for applications is 5th June 2023 @ 5pm

Interviews TBC

Post will be subject to a PVG check.

For further information please contact Lyndsey Coleman, Young Carers Manager

(E) (T) 07598056811