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Young Carer Support Workers

  • Full time or Part time
  • £27,317
  • North West Edinburgh
  • Closing 20th February 2023

  • Advertised from 8th February 2023
  • Full time salary £27,317 - £28,195; 0.5 FTE salary £13,653 - £14,098


  • 1 full time Young Carer Support Worker (permanent subject to funding)
  • 1 full time Young Carer Support Worker (1 year maternity cover with possible extension)
  • 0.5 FTE Young Adult (18 – 25) Carer Support Worker one year initially with possible extension

If you have three years’ experience supporting young people, aged 5 – 18, in school and/or the community, have relevant qualifications and are up for a new challenge with a carer support organisation, part of an exciting collaboration of three carer support organisations supporting young carers across Edinburgh then we want to talk to you.

Founded by Carers in 1998 Capital Carers, formerly North West Carers, is a highly regarded charity providing carer support to unpaid carers of all ages. Our Ethos is to provide unpaid carers with a range of high quality support services which enable them to have some normality of life whilst carrying out their caring role. Our Vision is that all carers get the help and support they need to sustain their caring role.

We are in the third year of a projected eight year contract to deliver appropriate support services to young carers in schools and in the community across Edinburgh. You will work a flexible 35 hour week,17.5 for 0.5 FTE, to include some evening work and occasional weekend working. An element of working from home is envisaged.

Application notes

Fuller details and an application form can be downloaded from our website