We’re recruiting… Young Carers Support Worker

Jobs 16 January 2014

Young Carers Support Worker


Hours 30 Hours per week

Salary £18877 per annum
Funded initially to 31March 2015

Base Higher Ince, Wigan (tbc) & will include borough wide travel

Holidays 22 days per annum, plus public holidays

Closing Date 14th February 2014


Brief Description:

Friends of Young Carers (Wigan & Leigh) 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 Project Manager, 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.


For further information please contact Paul Carroll, Project Manager on 07546 487063 or e-mail Paul@friendsofyoungcarers.co.uk. Please note applications will be via CV and a covering letter.