Young Carers Development Worker (Maternity Cover)

  • Full time
  • £26,797
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 13th June 2022

  • Advertised from 19th May 2022
  • Temporary (35 hours). Maternity Cover – 1 Year Contract


Edinburgh Young Carers is seeking a suitably experienced and qualified applicant to join the service in developing and providing high quality support to young and young adult carers in Edinburgh between the ages of 16 and 25 years

The post-holder will work alongside colleagues to raise awareness of young adult carers and their support needs, identify hidden young adult carers, and develop and provide support plans to ensure that their 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 13th June 2022, 12pm. Interview date: Wednesday 22nd June 2022

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