Openings at Sandwell Young Carers

Openings at Sandwell Young Carers

Sandwell Young Carers is a registered charity providing services to children and young people, aged 5-18 years, living in Sandwell, whose lives are affected as a result of caring for a dependent family member.

If you would like to make a real difference to the lives of the young carers of Sandwell then please take a look at the vacancies below to see if you have the expertise, knowledge and skills to join us.

We are looking to recruit:-

Social Integration Support Officer – £17,802 per annum (37 hours per week)
Someone who can assist and support young carers to integrate into local community groups, projects and activities so that they can positively contribute to their local area. This post is funded through the Big Lottery Fund.

Education Support Officer – £17,802 per annum (37 hours per week)
Someone who can work with local education environments to increase attendance, raise attainment and improve the quality of life for individual young carers. This post is funded through the Big Lottery Fund.

Parent Support Officer – £8,901 per annum (18.5 hours per week)
Someone who can work with parents, encourage and facilitate participation, support parent forums and work with disabled parent networks. Provide information and support on disabled parents’ rights and care packages. This post is funded through the Big Lottery Fund.

All of 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.

If you would like to apply for any of the above vacancies OR have any queries please email – ellen.hardwick@sandwellyc.org.uk 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. As a registered charity we are unable to respond to telephone calls or meet the cost of postage.  Anyone requesting a hardcopy of the pack must provide a self-addressed envelope (C4 envelope with large 1st class postage stamp).

There are no closing dates for these posts.

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