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Young Carers Club & Activity Worker (Aylesbury) - Carers Bucks

  • Location: Aylesbury
  • Ref: FS06863
  • Closing date: 26 February 2018
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Working hours: Full Time

The opportunity

The following vacancies have arisen within the Young Carers Bucks Team.

Hours: 18.5 hours per week

Salary: £20,500 – £22,250 pro rata 

About us

Carers Bucks is an independent local charity established in 2004 to support unpaid, family carers in Buckinghamshire. We are part of Carers Trust national network of Carers Centres around the UK. We are a countywide service, commissioned by Buckinghamshire County Council, offering support to adult carers and young carers. Our main office is in Aylesbury and we work closely with our sister charity Carers MK.

Carers Bucks is a registered charity that supports unpaid carers across Buckinghamshire.

Please visit our website: http://www.carersbucks.org

About the role

The service supports young carers aged between six and eighteen years who care for someone in their household who has a disability, physical or mental illness or a substance dependency.

You will need to have the ability to plan and deliver clubs and activities for young carers of all ages as well as a willingness to get involved. You will be supported in this task by a team of support workers and volunteers so effective interpersonal and communication skills are essential.

About you

We are looking for an individual who has experience of working with children and young people, has excellent organisational skills, a good sense of humour, is able to work flexible hours and knows how to have fun.

Other Information

For more information call Sally Mansi (Services Manager) on 01296 392711.

For a job description and an application form please see the Carers Bucks Website: www.carersbucks.org 

Closing Date: Monday 26th February 2018

Carers Bucks is an equal opportunities employer

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