VACANCY – Young Carer Clubs and Activities Coordinator

VACANCY – Young Carer Clubs and Activities Coordinator


Young Carer Clubs and Activities Coordinator

We are looking for a self-motivated, organised individual who is passionate about supporting Young Carers in Herefordshire to have time away from their caring responsibilities in a friendly, non-judgmental environment.

You will need the ability to:

  • fully understand and appreciate the role of a Young Carer and the likely impact of this role on their lives;

  • build strong and trusting relationships with individual Young Carer;

  • plan and deliver a programme of clubs and activities to meet specific outcomes;

  • work productively with volunteers and sessional staff as required; and,

  • collate performance data and feedback from young people for reporting to funders.

You will also need experience or knowledge of health, data protection requirements, safeguarding, social care and/or of being a Carer yourself. You will need to satisfy an enhanced DBS check for this role.

This is a three year fixed term, self-employed position funded by a Children in Need grant awarded to Herefordshire Carers Support to provide clubs and school holiday activities for Young Carers aged 8 – 16 years old.

We welcome applications from anyone who is 18 and older.

Closing date Friday 15 February 2019.  Interviews will be held week commencing 25 February 2019. 

Please email or call 01432 356068 for further information and to request paper copies of the application pack.