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Young Carers Development Worker

  • Full time
  • from £26,272
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 10th January 2022

  • Advertised from 15th November 2021
  • 35 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, focused primarily on our Under 16’s service.

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: Monday 10th January 2022, 5pm

Interview date: Thursday 20th January 2022

Interviews will be held F2F unless not possible – Zoom available

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