Sessional Youth Worker

  • Full time
  • Sessional
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 11th December 2020

  • Advertised from 7th October 2020
  • £10 per hr increasing to £11.50 after 1 year. Multiple positions.


Edinburgh Young Carers is looking for experienced youth workers to assist with our respite groups. You will work with young people who have a caring role at home, to ensure that they are provided with the support and services that they require.

Sessional Youth Workers will be working with young carers from the age of 5 to 25 in group settings, assisting in the planning, preparation and delivery of group work activities, and building positive relationships with young carers through effective communication and listening skills.

You must be flexible, creative, enjoy challenges, able to work in a person-centred and empowering way, and be committed to the development of children and young people’s rights.

Role Description:

Group and event support, helping with the running of activities, taking part and supporting the general feel of the group and environment, during term-time and at holiday activities.

Organisation Profile:

Edinburgh Young Carers 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: rolling recruitment to 11th December 2020

Interview date: online interviews, dates TBC

For further details and an application pack please see the downloads below or contact: Tracey Stewart, Operations & Development Manager, Edinburgh Young Carers, Norton Park, 57 Albion Road, Edinburgh EH7 5QY. Tel 0131 475 2322, Email

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