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 Young Carers Support Worker

Initial 2 ½ year contract with extension dependant on continued funding, however the service has a very strong 24-year funding success record

 Salary:  £10.90 – £12.00 per hour (depending on experience and qualifications)
Main Base:     Portree
Hours:            28-35 hours per week (over 5 days Mon-Fri)

We invite you to apply for a very rewarding job within the well established and respected Young Carers’ Service.  In this role you will have responsibility to assist the staff and volunteer team in planning and delivering a wide range of activities to support and empower young carers.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed individual with relevant experience and knowledge in youth work and facilitating activities who will:

  • Work directly with young carers in a supportive, appropriate and understanding way
  • Work collaboratively with young carers, their families, other professionals and the local community
  • Arrange and deliver workshops/presentations in all partner agencies across Skye & Lochalsh
  • Assist with the service’s evaluation and monitoring processes
  • Have excellent communication and teamworking skills
  • Have good computing skills including Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Be flexible in order to fulfil the needs of the service and the young carers it supports
  • Have a car and be able to drive between locations in Skye and Lochalsh and beyond as required to fulfil the needs of the service.

Opportunity to undertake the necessary qualifications at SVQ level 3.

It is essential that you meet all legal requirements relating to working with young people, including membership of the Disclosure Scotland PVG Scheme.  SLCCF operates a live Equal Opportunities Policy.

Closing Date: 12 noon, 22nd February 2024
Interviews: 29th February 2024

For enquiries and application pack please contact:

Skye and Lochalsh Young Carers’ Service, Victoria Cottage, Hedgefield Road, Portree, IV51 9GF
Telephone 01478 613617

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Skye & Lochalsh Young Carers

Victoria Cottage
Hedgefield Road
Isle of Skye
IV51 9TQ

01478 613617