Senior Family Support Worker

Contract Type: 
Contract / Temporary
Part time
Application deadline: 
Wednesday, 19 June, 2019 - 09:30
North Tyneside
Fixed Salary
Per Annum
North Tyneside Carers Centre

Senior Family Support Worker

30hrs per week

£23,211 per annum (pro rata)

Established in 1994, North Tyneside Carers’ Centre provides practical and emotional support to unpaid family carers in North Tyneside. Following service expansion, we are looking to recruit a Senior Family Support Worker to support the management and delivery of the Family Support Service.The post holder will:

  • Ensure the service delivers timely, targeted support to young carers and their families, supporting them to reach their full potential.
  • Supervise the team of Family Support Workers.
  • Act as Designated Safeguarding Manager and make decisions in relation to risk and local safeguarding thresholds.
  • Hold a reduced caseload.

The post holder will have at least 2 years’ family support case management experience: be motivated to deliver positive outcomes and sustainable change for young carers; have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Closing date: Wednesday 19th June 2019 at 9:30am

Interviews will be held: Tuesday 25th June 2019

To request an application pack please email:

Completed application packs to be returned to;

Chief Executive, North Tyneside Carers’ Centre, 3rd floor YMCA, Church Way, North Shields, NE29 0AB.


CV’s will not be accepted

North Tyneside Carers’ Centre is a registered charity – Charity no: 1051472