Job Vacancy at Wigan & Leigh Young Carers

Carers,Jobs,Latest News 1 April 2015


We currently have an opportunity for the following position:

Job Title:

Young Carers Support Worker


Contract Period:

Funded initially to 31 March 2016


24 hours per week


£15,101 per annum

Closing Date:



Job Description:

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Brief Description:

Wigan & Leigh Young Carers is the main provider of services to Young Carers and their families in the Wigan borough.  We have an exciting staffing opportunity due to new funding sources.

The post will work alongside our existing staff, volunteers and Wigan & Leigh Carers Centre staff.

We are seeking candidates with a background in social care, education or health to facilitate provision of appropriate support to the Young Carer, according to the individual need.  An understanding of the issues and a demonstrable commitment to Young Carers is essential.

This position is subject to enhanced DBS.

How to apply:

For further information please contact Nicola Wood on 01942 679352 or e-mail

Please note applications will be via CV and a covering letter.

Wigan & Leigh Young Carers
Allan Taylor House
27 Charles Street