This vacancy has now closed

Young Carers Development Worker

  • Part time
  • £26,272 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 26th November 2021

  • Advertised from 2nd November 2021
  • Permanent Part Time (17.5 hours)


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.

Application notes

Closing date & time: Friday 26th November 2021, 5pm

Interview date: Monday 6th December 2021

For further details and an application pack, please visit our website: Or contact: Tel: 0131 475 2322

Edinburgh Young Carers Norton Park 57 Albion Road Edinburgh EH7 5QY