We are seeking a flexible and dynamic individual to join our Young Carers Team! It’s an exciting time to join the team, with a recent change in our contract, this role has the opportunity to change, develop and grow the service to deliver the best possible outcomes for young carers in Bath and North East Somerset.
The right candidate will have experience of:
· Leading on the development, management and evaluation of a service
· Managing a team, including support, supervisions and setting objectives
· Working with children and young people, both individually and in group settings
· Monitoring and managing a budget
· Managing relationships with stakeholders
· Safeguarding in practice
· Developing and implementing clear processes and procedures.
This is a part-time post with working days and times negotiable. Flexibility to work evenings and weekends is required. On successful completion of probation, the post can be a mixture of office and home based.
We are a local independent charity with a big vision - we want to live in a community where unpaid carers are fully recognised, valued and supported.
We use the term ‘unpaid carer’ to describe anyone who cares, without payment, for a friend or family member who due to illness, disability, ageing, a mental health problem or an addiction cannot cope without their support. There are an estimated 25,000 unpaid carers aged five and above living in Bath and North East Somerset.
We provide trusted information, advice and support to unpaid carers of all ages, enabling them to maintain or improve their health and wellbeing, stay in control of their caring role and get connected with others in a similar situation to them. In addition, we work with the wider community to improve recognition and support for unpaid carers.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants are subject to a satisfactory a Disclosure and Barring Service check and at least two independent references.
We are committed to providing services which embrace diversity and that promote equality of
We will to inviting successful applicants to interview on an ongoing rolling basis.
Young Carers Service Manager
Bath & North East Somerset
Monday, 29 May 2023