Young Carers Assistant Practitioner

Ongoing recruitment

Hourly rate: £7.20 per hour (plus 12.07% holiday pay)
Hours of work: Variable hours on an "as and when" basis
Location: Fareham

The role:

Promote the project and identify young carers by working with parents, young people and professionals
Support with carrying out and follow up home visits, and facilitate arrangements for young carers to attend various activities.
Deliver, alongside partnership agencies, group work opportunities for young carers.
Involve young carers in the planning and preparation of the project.
Co-facilitate the delivery of support sessions for young carers
Develop, monitor and evaluate service delivery, to record and include young peoples feed back.
Input information into the KIDS/Young Carers Data Base
Support with the delivery of activities for the young carers

Experience of working with children & young people.
A qualification in Youth Work or equivalent
Ability to maintain accurate records & contribute to multi-agency work
A sound working knowledge of IT and data systems
Ability to work alone and as a member of a team
Good communication skills & an ability to interact effectively with both children & their families.
Full driving license and access to own transport with business use insurance.

Job description      

KIDS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  Therefore, we expect all workers and employees to share this commitment.

To apply:

Download and complete an application form.

Please send completed applications to Sharon Barr by email to or post to:

Delta House
Salterns Lane
PO16 0QS

For further information please contact Sharon by email or telephone 01329312312.

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