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Sessional Workers – Ongoing

Sessional Workers - Ongoing

WCD Young Carers Vacancy

JOB TITLE:              YOUNG CARERS SESSIONAL WORKER

MAIN PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

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.

 

POSITION IN ORGANISATION:

Reports to: Service Manager

Responsible for: The Sessional Worker post has no people management responsibility

Budget responsibilities: The sessional worker post has no budgetary responsibility.

 

DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To support the planning, delivery and development of group sessions and activities
  • To assist with the transportation of Young Carers to enable them to access groups and activities
  • To positively advocate on behalf of Young Carers living in the community.
  • To develop positive relationships with young people by listening to, befriending, enabling, empowering and supporting them as required.

To work effectively as part of the Young Carers Service team.

 

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain and return timesheets, records of expenditure and travel costs.
  • Understand and adhere to WCD’s core policies
  • Ensure confidentiality at all times.
  • Attend identified training.

This position is subject to an enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check.

 

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