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Young Carer Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £21,100 – £22,680
  • West Dunbartonshire
  • Closing 8th January 2023

  • Advertised from 5th December 2022
  • 35 hours. Fixed term until 31st March 2024.


Y sort it Young Carer Service supports young carers aged between 8-18yrs across West Dunbartonshire. The role of the Young Carers Support Worker will be to support young carers in making informed choices around issues that are important to them, through one to one support, group work sessions & respite.

You will be offering 1-2-1 support, developing support plans, providing help to young carers within their caring role.

Young carers are supported through a range of measures to alleviate the caring role and your role will be to work closely with schools, partner agencies and family members to ensure they are able to be a young person first and foremost.

The post holder should be flexible as the actual times of work will involve working, evenings, school holidays and weekends. The post holder should be flexible as the actual times of work may change to respond to the demands of the work of the Young Carers Service including overnight stays for respite.

Application notes

An application pack is available for download below.

Closing Date for applications is Sunday 8th January 2023

All of the above posts will be subject to a PVG check.

For further information please contact (E) or (T) 07598056811