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Youth Inclusion and Wellbeing Worker (Scotland)

  • Part time
  • £26,789 pro-rata
  • Glasgow, Scotland Office
  • Closing 1st April 2020


  • Advertised from 4th March 2020
  • £26,789.00 pro rata (28 hours per week). Fixed term contract until 31 March 2022.

Role

Carers Trust Scotland is part of Carers Trust, a major charity for, with and about carers. We work to improve support, services and recognition for anyone living with the challenges of caring, unpaid, for a family member or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental health or addiction problems. With locally based Network Partners we are able to support carers in the community with information, advice, emotional support, hands on practical help and access to much needed breaks. We offer specialist services for carers of people of all ages and conditions and a range of individually tailored support and group activities.

We are currently looking for a Youth Inclusion and Wellbeing Worker (Scotland). The scope and main duties for this role include:

  • Oversee youth involvement in the planning, development and delivery of the “Together” European partnership project, the “Young Carer Mental Health Toolkit” and the complimentary “Train the Trainer” module.
  • Lead in creating the Young Carer Mental Health Toolkit resource and devise the “Train the Trainer” module material.
  • Deliver and evaluate the Young Carer Mental Health Toolkit “Train the Trainer” module to young carer workers and youth professionals across Scotland.
  • Lead in planning, delivery and evaluation of the “Together – a whole family approach for young carers” European partnership project. This also involves attending bi-annual project partner meetings that take place across Europe.
  • Liaise and work with the young carers team to assist in the planning and delivery of consultation and engagement events, adhering to child protection and safeguarding procedures.
  • Provide regular reports to the funders as required.
  • Liaise with colleagues within Carers Trust and other partners to plan media and PR opportunities for all activities, training and events.
  • Build professional contacts with a range of decision makers and represent the organisation at various meetings where appropriate.

The successful candidate will have experience of:

  • partnership working.
  • developing and delivering training.
  • successful project planning and coordination.
  • developing publications and resources.
  • working with children and young people.
  • working with professionals.

This is a great opportunity for someone interested in joining a vibrant organisation and very successful team.

Application notes

In order to apply, please complete an application.

If you have any questions please email recruitment@carershr.co.uk or call 0300 303 3264.

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 1 April (9am) with interviews held on Thursday 16 April at Carers Trust Scotland, Tay House, Glasgow, G2 4JR.

Carers Trust is committed to valuing diversity.

Carers Trust has a number of measures in place to support the carers in its employment including carers leave.

Charity numbers: England and Wales 1145181, Scotland SC042870.


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