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Young Carers Group Development Worker

  • Full time
  • £28,722
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 5th February 2023

  • Advertised from 12th January 2023
  • 35 hours per week, Core hours 1-8pm. 1 Year Contract.
  • Flexible/hybrid working, pension and benefits


Edinburgh Young Carers is seeking a suitably experienced and qualified applicant to join the service in developing and providing high quality support to young and young adult carers in Edinburgh between the ages of 5 and 25 years.

The post-holder will build positive relationships with young carers and young adult carers and lead and assist in the planning, preparation and facilitation of a range of group work activities.

They will engage young and young adult carers to shape the development of our service and work alongside colleagues to raise awareness of young carers and their needs, identify hidden young carers and contribute to support plans to ensure that young carers’ identified personal outcomes are being met, in accordance with the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016.

The candidate will need to be suitably qualified and experienced in working with children and young people, with at least three years proven experience in a role including group work.

Organisation Profile:

Edinburgh Young Carers Service is a voluntary organisation working with and on behalf of young carers throughout Edinburgh. We are one of the largest and most well established independent young carers organisations in Scotland. We have a strong commitment to the rights of children and young people.

Application notes

Closing date: Sunday 5th February 2023

Interview date: Thursday 2nd March 2023

For further details and an application pack, please visit our website:

Or contact: Tel: 0131 475 2322