Senior Family Support Worker (Young Carers' Project)

Contract Type: 
Contract / Temporary
Part time
Application deadline: 
Wednesday, 24 July, 2019 - 10:00
North Tyneside
Fixed Salary
Pro Rata
North Tyneside Carers' Centre

Funded until March 2020


30 hours per week.

Following service expansion, we are looking to recruit a Senior Family Support Worker to support the management and delivery of the Family Support Service within the Young Carers' Project.The post holder will:

  • Ensure the service delivers timely, targeted support to young carers and their families, supporting them to reach their full potential.
  • Provide supervision to a team of Family Support Workers.
  • Hold Designated Safeguarding Manager responsibility 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: 10.00am on Wednesday 24th July

Interviews: Tuesday and Thursday 30th July and 1st August

To request an application pack please email:

Completed application packs to be returned to;

Young Carers' Project Manager, North Tyneside Carers’ Centre, 3rd floor YMCA, Church Way, North Shields, NE29 0AB.

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