Y sort it Young Carer Service supports young carers aged between 10-25yrs across West Dunbartonshire. The role of the Youth Support Workers will be to support young carers and young adult carers (16-25 years) in making informed choices around issues that are important to them, through one to one, group work sessions & respite.
You will be offering needs assessments, developing support plans, providing advice and information, training and peer support to help young carers / young adult carers within their caring role.
Young carers are supported through a range of measures to alleviate the caring role and your role will be to work closely with schools, partner agencies and family members to ensure they are able to be a young person first and foremost.
The post holder should be flexible as the actual times of work will involve working, evenings, school holidays and weekends. The post holder should be flexible as the actual times of work may change to respond to the demands of the work of the Young Carers Service including overnight stays for respite.