Salary: CNJ 31 £19,500 p/a pro rata (actual salary £10,540)
Hours: 20 hours per week
Contract: Fixed term to June 2022
Location: Ashington with travel across the county
Deadline: Wednesday 26th May 2021 at 5pm
Interviews: Thursday 3rd June 2021
Based at: Carers Northumberland, 107 & 109 Station Road, Ashington, NE63 8RS
Carers Northumberland is seeking to appoint a Young Carers Activity Worker to help deliver activities, groups and opportunities to young carers up to the age of 18 years.
The role requires a motivated, enthusiastic individual who is able to demonstrate experience of working with children, young people and their families and an understanding of the issues that young carers face. You must also have experience of planning and delivering group sessions and arranging events and activities for young people. You will also support the Young Carers Support Coordinator to develop the Young Carers Service.
You must be able to develop effective external relationships, have a strong commitment to inclusive team-working and the ability to adopt a flexible, innovative approach to both the work and to colleagues. Applicants must be competent in the use of IT, including website content and social media. The postholder will be required to travel to groups and events throughout Northumberland and, due to the nature of the county, own transport is needed. The post will require some evening and weekend work and a flexible approach is required.
This post is fixed term to 30 June 2022 in the first instance, with a view to continuation depending on the success of the project and funding availability.
Closing date for applications: 5 pm on Wednesday 26 May 2021
Interviews will be held on Thursday 3 June 2021. The preferred method of interview will be in person at our office in Ashington, however, due to the current situation interviews may be carried out remotely using Teams or Zoom
The application pack can be made available in other formats upon request.
Please note that if you have not been contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date, you have not been shortlisted for interview.
Reg. Charity no: 1122972
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