Family Support Worker

Contract Type: 
Part time
Application deadline: 
Wednesday, 27 October, 2021 - 09:30
North Tyneside
Fixed Salary
Pro Rata
North Tyneside Carers' Centre

The Centre is seeking to appoint two Family Support Workers – one part time and one full time – who will work with young carers aged 5-18, who have caring responsibilities for a family member due to illness, disability, mental health difficulties or alcohol/substance misuse. Providing practical and emotional support to meet the needs of the whole family, the post holders will have a specific focus upon the needs of young carers, supporting them to reach their potential and have a life outside of caring.

The post holders will also: have a proven track record in working with children and young people and their families; have an understanding of social care, health and education services; be able to adopt a whole family approach to working; possess excellent group facilitation skills; demonstrate good communication and organisational skills; have the ability to work as part of a team; numeracy, IT literacy and good reporting skills; the ability to work flexible hours.

Closing date for application: 9:30am Wednesday 27th October 2021

Interviews will be held: Thursday 4th November 2021

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