Young Carers Service Lead

Employment
Contract Type: 
Fixed term
Hours: 
Part time
Application deadline: 
Friday, 21 May, 2021 - 17:00
Based: 
Gateshead
Salary Scale
£24888.00
£27336.00
Pro Rata
Employer: 
Carers Trust Tyne & Wear

Carers Trust Tyne and Wear is an independent charity supporting unpaid carers and their families.  We provide flexible, individualised services that give people a break from their caring and help children and young people to overcome the challenges that young carers can face.

The Young Carers Service Lead will be responsible for leading and supporting a small established team, setting service objectives and ensuring that we work towards achieving the outcomes agreed with funders and commissioners.  The successful candidate will also be expected to take part in the delivery of services to young carers, requiring occasional evening and weekend working.  Prior experience of working with children and young people, a minimum of two years’ staff management and budget/contract management experience is essential.

This post is initially offered on a one year contract but may be extended subject to future funding.

Applicants must be willing to undergo screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Application packs are available from our website  https://www.carerstrusttw.org.uk/young-carer-service-lead

Closing date for applications is 5pm on 21 May 2021