Young Carers Activity Worker

Are you keen to make a positive difference to the life of Young Carers?

Position: Young Carers Activity Worker.
Hours: Variety of days and hours both holiday and term time.
Salary: £10-12 per hour, depending on experience and role.
We are looking for passionate and energetic staff to be part of Carers Lewisham’s Young Carers Service to support the running of term time and/or holiday activity days, clubs and residentials which gives young carers respite and social development opportunities.
The role will part of a team responsible for facilitating group activities, assisting with setting up and packing down equipment at clubs or sessions and undertaking team briefings and evaluations. The successful candidate will have sound experience of youth or play work, have the ability to build good rapport with diverse young carers, encourage and support their involvement in group activities and support and/or lead on the planning and delivery of activity days and sessions.
The successful candidates will ideally hold Level 2 Safeguarding and First Aid and/or be willing to undergo training where necessary. Also, a clean, full driving licence and the ability to drive a minibus would be an advantage.
This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS check and appropriate references being taken.All Carers Lewisham post-holders are responsible for: Working to the policies and procedures of Carers Lewisham. Promoting equal opportunities and respecting diversity within all aspects of their work. Complying with Health and Safety regulations. If you are interested in applying for this post, please send your CV with a cover letter explaining why you are interested in the post and what you can offer the post and organisation. This should be sent to Filsan Sed on

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