Development Worker Vacancy – 1 Year FT Maternity Cover – closes 10/09/23

We are currently looking to fill a position within our Young Carer Development Worker team – do you know anyone that might be interested?

  • Young Carers Development Worker (Under 12’s)
  • Temporary (1 Year) FT | 35 hours per week | £28,722 pro-rata (starting)
  • Closing date: Sunday 10th September
  • Interviews: Thursday 21st September

EYC are looking for a suitably experienced and qualified applicant to join the service in developing and providing high quality support to young carers in Edinburgh between the ages of 5 and 25 years, with a particular focus on the Under 12’s age group.

The postholder will work alongside colleagues to raise awareness of young carers and their support needs, identify hidden young carers, carry out Young Carers Statements and develop and provide support plans to ensure that young carers’ identified personal outcomes are being met, in accordance with the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016. 

The candidate will need to be suitably qualified and have proven experience of working with children and young people, with at least three years proven experience in a role including individual and group work.  The candidate will also have a sound understanding of Child Protection issues and relevant legislation.

Does this sound like the job for you, or somebody you know? If so, head over to our Vacancies page for full details and an application pack.