Young Adult Carers Development Officer – Southend Carers

Young Adult Carers Development Officer – Southend Carers

Do you want to be a part of an exciting team and help us to raise awareness of Young Adult Carers (14-25 years) – ensuring that they have access to the support and services they need?

Do you have a talent for being able to talk to anyone, and the confidence to develop networks, community connections and relationships?

Do you want a job that makes a real difference to the lives of young people living in your community and yourself?

We are looking for a dynamic, confident and motivated individual, wanting to make a difference by joining our team as a Young Adult Carers Development Officer.

This exciting role will support Young Adult Carers to access a range of advice, advocacy, information and support, enabling them to make positive choices, realise their potential, identify life goals and lead independent, fulfilling lives.

Hours: 21 hours per week
Salary: £24,000 – £26,000 per annum pro rata. Subject to experience

It will include promoting the needs and rights of Young Adult Carers to a broad range of agencies including schools and health and social care providers, alongside facilitating opportunities for young adult carers and their families to influence services and have their voice heard with decision makers.

Job & Person Specification

To apply: Application Form

Application deadline is Monday 24th April 2023

Faye Owens