Carers in Bedfordshire supports unpaid family carers of all ages across Bedfordshire, including through the Carers Lounges, operating within Bedford and the Luton and Dunstable Hospitals.
Young Carers Support and Activity Workers Closing date: midday Tuesday 31st October.
Do you want your job to make a difference to young people’s lives on a daily basis? Then join the Young Carers’ Support team at Carers in Bedfordshire!
Having secured a contract to support young carers for at least three years, as well as funding from Children in Need, Carers in Bedfordshire is looking for special people to join our team supporting young people who care for a loved one.
We offer a range of flexible employment options for the right people, including part-time and sessional contracts.
What matters most to us is that you bring us experience working or volunteering with young people, understanding and empathy of the issues affecting young carers, and the energy and enthusiasm to be part of our busy team.
Working for us, you will make a difference to young people’s lives on a daily basis. You might be working at a young carers’ evening club, delivering fun activities or a workshop to give young carers a new experience. Or you might be assessing a young carer’s needs, and then working with them to develop a package of support that meets their needs. You might support a young adult carer with a college application. Or jointly deliver an assembly presentation, or work with a teacher to improve support for young carers in school. Or support some of our 50 young carer peer mentors improve their confidence and skills. Every day will be different.
If this sounds like the job for you, please apply online by following the relevant link below. You can also upload an up to date CV. Please also complete and upload an Equal Opportunities questionnaire.
Young Carer Support Workers - full time, part-time and sessional options available
Grade 3 £20,065 FTE (starting salary; pay review pending); pro rata for part time hours, or £11.02 per hour including holiday pay. Occasional evening and weekend working required.
Young Persons Activity Workers (sessional contracts only)
Opportunities in Bedford, Houghton Regis, Biggleswade. Grade 2; £8.45 per hour plus holiday pay – Saturday afternoons (c. 12.30-4.15). Some evenings may also be available.
Posts subject to an Enhanced DBS check.
If you would like an informal chat about these roles before applying, please call 0300 111 1919 and ask to speak to Jo.
Closing date: midday Tuesday 31st October.
Interested in volunteering with us?
Please visit our volunteering pages