Young Carers Support Coordinator
Full Address: Astolat, Coniers Way, Burpham, Guildford GU4 7HL
Exact working hours: 18 hours over 3 days
About the Role
ACTION FOR CARERS SURREY is a countywide charity supporting carers and young carers.
Carers look after family, partners or friends in need of help because they are ill, frail or have a disability. The care they provide is unpaid.
Our Surrey Young Carers Service is seeking to recruit a full time Young Carers Support Co-ordinator in North East Surrey (Fixed term contract: one year)
Our team requires an enthusiastic, resilient and committed person with excellent communication, presentation and organisational skills to work directly with families, young carers and professionals. The successful candidate must be capable of dealing with young people and families at times of stress. The successful candidate will be an experienced and pro-active professional, able to work in partnership with voluntary and statutory agencies. As part of a dedicated team the successful candidate will enhance the opportunities available to young carers.
The post will be based in our Guildford office with the opportunity for homeworking, and will require travel throughout SW Surrey. You should have a full driving licence and use of a vehicle (business mileage will be paid).
This post will be subject to a DBS enhanced check.
Closing Date for applications: 22 May 2017
Interviews will be held between 24 - 31 May 2017
Please note that this vacancy is not part of Surrey County Council, we are advertising this on behalf of a partnership organisation.
Action for Carers Surrey operates an equal opportunities policy.