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Casual Young Carers Groups/Activity Assistants – ongoing

Casual Young Carers Groups/Activity Assistants - ongoing

POST:  Sessional Worker – Young Carer/Young Adult Carer Activities and/or Groups

SALARY: £8.25 per hour

REPORTING TO:  Outreach Worker/Team Leader

BASE: Powys

Aims of the Post 

  • To work with groups of Young Carers to provide activities and opportunities to enable them to enjoy social interaction, to feel supported and less isolated.

Key Tasks

  • To support activities and group meetings as requested.
  • To work effectively as part of the Young Carers Service team.
  • To positively advocate on behalf of Young Carers living in the community.
  • To maintain and return timesheets, records of expenditure and travel costs.
  • To ensure confidentiality at all times.

This post requires an Enhanced DBS Disclosure with Barring Checks

 PERSON SPECIFICATION 

Essential Requirements

  • Qualification and/or experience working with young people in a group/play setting.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with Colleagues and Young Carers.
  • A commitment to putting equal opportunities into practice.
  • Willingness to be flexible.
  • Able to uphold the ethic of confidentiality throughout the organisation.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Understanding and knowledge of Child Protection Procedures.

Desirable requirements

  • Ability to communicate in Welsh
  • Knowledge and understanding of issues facing Young Carers
  • Computer Literate
  • Clean driving license and willingness to transport Young Carers

For more information and to apply please visit: http://www.pavo.org.uk/home/current-vacancies/details/article/credu-casual-support-staff-wanted.html

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