This vacancy has now closed

Care Connections Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £23,360
  • Y sort it Youth Centre and Throughout West Dunbartonshire
  • Closing 23rd August 2021

  • Advertised from 29th July 2021
  • 35 hours per week. Fixed term until 31st Aug 2022.


Your role as the Care Connections Coordinator will focus on developing a programme of support for young people who are looked after at home and their families. Care Connections will offer those young people an opportunity to access a programme of support and activities appropriate to their needs contributing to closing the poverty-related attainment gap.

The programme will focus on providing support for children and young people aged 8 – 14 years old who are looked after at home, supporting them through the transitional stages, and the challenges that they may face within school and the community.

As the Care Connections Coordinator you will play a vital role in helping children and young people develop goals and find ways to achieve them. You will be responsible for overall service coordination and development including working in partnership and liaising with key organisations.

The focus of Care Connections is supporting each child or young person, to recognise and build their strengths, and providing support and encouragement to deal with difficult and challenging situations in their lives. You will play a key role in changing children & young people’s lives for the better.

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 Care Connections Programme.

Application notes

An application pack is available for download below.

Closing date 23rd August