Staff Vacancies:

Young Carers Education Development Worker

Salary £23,398

Full time (37 hours per week), Fixed term contract for 3 years
Pension Contribution 6%, Child Care Voucher Scheme

This is an exciting opportunity for someone with experience of working with or in education settings to develop and improve support for young carers of primary and secondary school age and to assist schools to obtain the Warwickshire Young Carers Schools Award

We are looking for a dynamic and committed professional worker; ideally the candidate should have the following skills and experience;

  • Experience and understanding of the school network
  • Working with children and young people
  • Outcome driven and committed to achieving performance targets
  • Ability to produce quality reports for funders

Closing date for applications: 21st July 2017

Interviews: Week Beginning 31st July

This post is funded by Henry Smith Charity. For further details please click here. For an application form please click here.

Warwickshire Young Carers' Project is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Please note that this position is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and that CV’S will not be accepted. Please clearly state the position(s) you are interested in on the application form and once complete please return to: recruit@warwickshireyoungcarers.org.uk or post to the address below:

Warwickshire Young Carers' Project
Ryton Gardens
Wolston Lane
Ryton-On-Dunsmore
CV8 3ES


Volunteers Needed

COUNTYWIDE

We are currently seeking volunteers to help out with our regular term-time groups in Stratford upon Avon, Rugby, Warwick, Nuneaton, Bedworth and Atherstone.

Group Volunteer (all areas)

Volunteer Drivers (all areas)

To apply for any of the volunteer vacancies advertised please complete our application form and return to the address below or email to recruit@warwickshireyoungcarers.org.uk

Volunteers are an integral part of Warwickshire Young Carers' Project. Currently the organisation benefits from volunteers who transport young carers to groups and activities, Trustee board members, organising fundraising and helping with groups and activities in evenings, weekens and during school holidays.

Warwickshire Young Carers' Project values the contribution all its volunteers make to the charity. We are committed to our volunteers, this includes:

  • Induction training that includes and overview of the organisation and details of what is expected of the volunteer
  • Specific training
  • Ongoing peer and management support
  • Full inclusion in meetings and other activities (if the volunteer wishes to participate)

Warwickshire Young Carers' Project recognises that certain individuals and groups suffer discrimination or perceive that they suffer discrimination. Therefore, we apply the principles of equality and diversity to all staff and volunteers as defined in our Equal Opportunities Policy.

Volunteers donate their time, skills and knowledge free of charge but all volunteers can expect to be reimbursed for all out-of-pocket expenses e.g. travel.

Quotes from volunteers:

“Being a volunteer with Warwickshire Young Carers' Project has given me so much. I really enjoy helping out at group.  The children and young people are really welcoming and I have gained confidence in working with this age groups. I have learnt new skills and now undersatand much more about young carers and what they face in their daily lives” –  Anna

“At Warwickshire Young Carers' Project I have an opportunity to do something for someone else. The staff have made me feel very welcome, and part of the team” - Kam


Please contact us for further information:

You can telephone us: 02476 217740

You can email us: info@warwickshireyoungcarers.org.uk

You can write to us:
Warwickshire Young Carers' Project
Ryton Gardens
Wolston Lane
Ryton-On-Dunsmore
CV8 3ES

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