Young Carers Worker

  • Full time
  • £23,787
  • Falkirk
  • Closing 27th September 2021

  • Advertised from 16th September 2021
  • 35 hours. Temporary 8-month post - Maternity Cover


The Carers Centre is a growing and forward-thinking organisation with ambition to support an increasing number of children, young people and adults who provide unpaid care for a family member or friend due to disability, illness, addiction, or frailty.

We have the following temporary 8-month post to cover a member of the team’s maternity leave:

Young Carers Worker (35 hours) - To support young carers to identify their needs, develop a Young Carers Statement and provide any support identified by the young carer to ensure they are protected from undertaking caring responsibilities and tasks which are inappropriate, having regards to their age and maturity.

Applicants will need to evidence an understanding of the needs and difficulties faced by young carers and young adult carers and the importance of the support provided to them.

Role requires PVG Scheme membership.

Application notes

Closing date: Monday 27th September

Interviews will be held week commencing 4th October.

A full application pack is available below or from the Carers Centre website:

Managed by Central Carers Association (Falkirk & Clackmannan) | Company Limited by Guarantee | Company No SC184443 | Scottish Charity No SC023658