Jobs and Volunteering

Young Adult Carers Support Worker – South Bucks

Hours: 15 hours per week
Salary: £21,000 – £22,250 pro rata

The Young Adult Carers Support Worker’s main task is to assess Young Adult Carers (YACs) needs and identify the level of support they need from our services or other services in the county. The YAC Support Worker will either refer to our in house programme of one to one support, small targeted group work courses and social skills groups or they will refer and signpost to other appropriate support services.

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Closing date: Friday 28th February 2020

Young Carers Curiosity Club Organiser – Aylesbury

Hours: 17 hours per week to be worked flexibly
Salary: £21,000 – £22,250 pro rata
Location: Carers Bucks’ office in Aylesbury
About the Curiosity Club: Young Carers Curiosity Clubs are weekend activities for young carers (primarily those with additional needs) to learn about science in a way that is fun, participative and builds confidence and self-esteem.

Some of the main tasks:
To liaise with Young Carers Support Workers regarding the individual needs of the young carers referred into the Clubs and develop positive and appropriate relationships with the young carers attending the Club or activity. To develop programs, plan activities and other opportunities that support the young carers’ social and personal development. To provide activities which can support the growth of new friendships, skills and provide fun and respite from the young person’s caring role.

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Closing date: Friday 28th February 2020

Young Carers Support Worker (Maternity Cover) – South Bucks

Hours: 18.5 hours per week
Salary: £10,500 – £11,250
Location: South Bucks
Duration: Maternity cover

The Young Carers Support Worker’s main task is to assess young carers (YCs) needs and identify the support they require from our services or other appropriate services in the county. The Support Worker will either refer to our in house programme of one to one support, small targeted group work courses and young carer clubs and activities, or refer and signpost to other appropriate support services.

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Closing date: Friday 28th February 2020

Two Young Carers Youth and Play Workers – North Bucks and South Bucks

Hours: 20 hours per week to be worked flexibly
Salary: £21,000 – £22,250 pro rata
Primary purpose: To lead in organising and running young carer clubs, groups and activities. 

Some of the main tasks: To develop positive and appropriate relationships with the young carers attending the Club or activity. To develop programs, plan activities and other opportunities that impact upon the young carers’ social and personal developmental needs. To provide activities which can support growth of new friendships, new skills and provide fun and respite from the young person’s caring role.

Job Description         Job Application

Closing date: Friday 28th February 2020

Volunteering

By volunteering with Young Carers Bucks you can make a real difference to the lives of young carers. Without the support from our volunteers we would not be able to offer the range of support and activities that we do. Volunteering with us also means that you can learn new skills, improve your CV, build your confidence and meet new people. Not to mention having fun!

If you are interested, please contact us