Sandwell Young Carers is looking to recruit Sessional Workers to assist in supporting young carers using a hybrid service. Workers will be required either via virtual platform and/or at our Young Carers Family Centre in West Bromwich.
Sandwell Young Carers are looking to recruit:
Youth and Play Leaders – £10.25 per hour (Play; 5-10 years / Youth; 11-18 years)
A team of sessional youth and play leaders to work within the short breaks programme offering centre based Saturday play sessions, evening youth sessions, day trips out, school holiday scheme and occasional residential breaks. We are looking for individuals who could commit to 3-6 hours per week/fortnight on a rota basis to enhance the current team who work with over 300 young carers per annum. Those applying must have (or be working towards) Level 2 in Childcare or equivalent.
VIRTUAL Youth and Play Leaders – £10.25 per hour (Play; 5-10 years / Youth; 11-18 years)
We are searching for people who can entertain, engage, and support children and young people whilst they enjoy Virtual play and youth sessions through cloud video systems (Zoom).
The role requires you to join colleagues on the virtual platform in providing fun and entertaining activities that will offer young carers a distraction from their caring role, a chance to communicate with other members, and reduce the feelings of isolation felt by many at present.
All the above positions require the post holders to be flexible, sensitive, child-centred, trustworthy, and reliable, have experience of working with both children and young people and able to work to the organisation’s policies and procedures.
The organisation will be closing these vacancies on receipt of suitable applications. Therefore, it is recommended that if you are interested, to complete and submit an application with immediate effect.
You can do this by emailing email@example.com for an application pack, stating the vacancy you are applying for. You are required to complete an application for each post that you are applying for.
Sandwell Young Carers are only accepting online applications at present to prevent delay in appointments.