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- Young Carers Development Worker (Drug & Alcohol Team)
- Permanent PT | 21 hours per week | £28,722 pro-rata (starting)
- Closing date: Monday 10th July at 12pm
- Interviews: Tuesday 18th July
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, who care for someone with problematic drug and/or alcohol use at home.
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/ACSPs 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 affected by drug and alcohol difficulties, 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.