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FIFE YOUNG CARERS SCIO

Support Services Team Leader

Salary £25,406 - £27,252 per annum

35 hrs p/w Full time

Our charity works with children and young people who have caring responsibilities in Fife; following an increase in our staff team we have an exciting new opportunity for a Team Leader for our Support Services.

We are looking for a creative and energetic individual, with experience of supporting staff working with vulnerable young people aged 8 – 24 years. The post holder will also have some operational responsibilities as per the job description.  

The position is subject to an enhanced disclosure check.

Please e-mail completed application form (no CVs) to: admin@fifeyoungcarers.co.uk.

Closing date 2nd of July at 12 noon

 

 

Young Carers Sessional Worker

£9.30 per hour - on a Sessional Basis

Fife Young Carers is looking for experienced youth workers to assist with the delivery of our young carers support groups.  Groups are held in the evening at local community venues across Fife and give children and young people respite from their caring roles.

Successful candidates will have excellent communication skills, be able to empathise and offer age appropriate support and have experience of working with children and young people in a group setting.

The position is subject to an enhanced disclosure check.

Please e-mail completed application form (no CVs) to: admin@fifeyoungcarers.co.uk.

Closing Date for applications in Wednesday the 2nd of June 2021 at noon. 

 

Young Carers Volunteer Befriender

Do you want to volunteer with young people in your area? Fife Young Carers are recruiting volunteer befrienders to support young carers to access activities in their community, promoting confidence, self-esteem and social inclusion. Read more about it here: https://www.fifeyoungcarers.co.uk/news/volunteer-befrienders/

Full training provided upon successful application and PVG Membership (cost met by organisation). Minimum three month commitment and must be over the age of 18 to apply.

Recruitment information and application form can be downloaded here.

If interested or if you have any questions please give us a call at our office on 01592 786717, or email admin@fifeyoungcarers.co.uk.

 

 

Other Volunteering Opportunities

Charity Trustee
Trustees provide advice and assistance to help this important service to help young carers grow and develop. The Board takes the final responsibility for the direction of the organisation and require a variety of skills and expertise to ensure the success of the organisation.

The Board would like to attract people who can offer their time and skills to join the Board as trustees. The role will provide advice and assistance in the important service of providing support to young carers. The Board are seeking individuals with a wide variety of skills and expertise to join them in delivering this service.

 

Volunteer Youth Worker
Our service provides support groups for children and young people, giving them respite from their caring roles, an opportunity to spend time with their peers and to experience new opportunities. Volunteers assist our Support and Sessional Workers to deliver our groups, at which we provide a range of activities from art and craft to cooking and sports activities. Groups are held in venues across Fife on a fortnightly or monthly basis in local community venues.

Volunteers are required to engage with activities at group, encouraging children and young people to take part whilst providing a listening ear.

 

Volunteer driver - various Fife locations

Could you take young people from various parts of the area to groups for social activities after school, weekends or in the school holidays?
Young carers do not have the same opportunities as other young people due to their caring role. We are looking for Volunteer Drivers to give these Young Carers the opportunity to attend our group and social activities.