Young Carers Activities Project Officer

Contract Type: 
Part time
Application deadline: 
Monday, 5 September, 2022 - 17:00
South Tyneside
Fixed Salary
Pro Rata
Groundwork South and North Tyneside


Young Carers Activities Project Officer


£19,240 per annum pro rata


20 hours per week; may include weekend and evening work as required. Standard terms and conditions apply.


South Tyneside.

 Job Summary:

 TEN was established in 1994 to address the unemployment levels in South Tyneside impacted by the decline in the shipbuilding and coal mining industries and has an excellent track record of managing and delivering employment and training services in South Tyneside and supporting clients who are long term unemployed. In November 2016 the Young Carers Service in South Tyneside joined TEN. In July 2018 TEN became part of Groundwork South and North Tyneside.

 Groundwork South and North Tyneside has been Changing Places and Changing Lives for over 30 years through a variety of environmental, learning, health and skills programmes: North East and Yorkshire – Groundwork

We are a fast paced and diverse charity with an excellent track record in partnership working and high-quality delivery.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an experienced Team to expand and develop the Young Carers respite and awareness raising programme across South Tyneside. Activities aim to promote positive health and wellbeing, support personal development and improve community inclusion for Young Carers and their families. We provide practical and emotional support to Young Carers ensuring they are protected from inappropriate caring responsibilities and are able to enjoy the same opportunities as their peers. The posts will also help us ensure that the Young Carers voice is heard by relevant decision makers and strengthen the support networks available to them.

This post is funded by The National Lottery through The National Lottery Community Fund.

TEN Charity number: 1045638

We are committed to the employment and career development of disabled people. To demonstrate our commitment we have been awarded the Disability Confident Scheme Symbol, which is awarded by the Employment Service

Applicants should be aware that the post will only be offered to successful candidates subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.

Groundwork SaNT believes that a child, young person or vulnerable adult should never experience abuse of any kind. We have a responsibility to promote the welfare of all children, young people and vulnerable adults and to keep them safe. We are committed to practice in a way that protects them.

Instructions for Applicants:

To apply, please carefully read the role description and person specification, complete the application form, declaration of convictions and equal opportunities forms and email them all to

Please note, we cannot accept CVs in place of completed forms and hard-copy applications will not be reviewed. If you have any accessibility requirements that need to be discussed further then please contact or call 0191 428 1144. Only successful applicants will be contacted to confirm interview dates and times, no feedback will be given on unsuccessful applications.

Closing Date: 5pm, Monday 5th September 2022

Interview Date: Friday 16th September 2022