This vacancy has now closed

Young Carer Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £21,548 pro-rata
  • Argyll
  • Closing 24th October 2021

  • Advertised from 6th October 2021
  • Salary: £11,648 (£11.20 hourly rate) 20 hours per week. Temporary contract for 1 year.


North Argyll Carers Centre is a value-based charity, which supports those who look after a family member or friend due to illness, disability, frailty or addiction on an unpaid basis. We are affiliated to Carers Trust.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our team and make a real difference to the lives of unpaid young carers across the Oban Lorn and Isles area.

Key duties:

  • Providing person-centred emotional and practical support to young carers across the Oban, Lorn and isles area
  • Assisting in the planning, provision and delivery of a programme of events, activities, outings, short breaks and training for individuals and groups of young carers.
  • Working with young carers to create their Young Carer Statements in line with the requirements of the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016
  • Ensuring that accurate carer records are maintained, and activity reports produced, to provide information required by the Board of Trustees and statutory and non-statutory funders

The successful applicant will be resilient, self-motivated and confident; a team player with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills; practical and methodical with a keen eye for detail. They will demonstrate the ability to empathise with children and young people in difficult circumstances and offer non-judgemental support, building strong relationships based on trust an integrity.

A full driving licence and access to own vehicle is required for this post.

Application notes

Closing date: Midnight Sunday 24th October 2021

Interviews to be held in the week beginning 1st November 2021

North Argyll Carers Centre’s commitment to Equal Opportunities is reflected in our selection process.

For a recruitment pack or further information on the job please contact Zivile on 01631 564422 or

Registered Charity No: SC040902