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Young Carers Development Worker

  • Full time
  • £25,507
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 23rd February 2020

  • Advertised from 4th February 2020
  • Permanent. 35 hours per week.


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.

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:Sunday 23rd February

Interview date: Monday 2nd March

For further details and an application pack, please contact: Edinburgh Young Carers, Norton Park, 57 Albion Rd, Edinburgh EH7 5QY. Tel 0131 475 2322. Email

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