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Young Carers Activities Project Officer


Young Carers Activities Project Officer


£17,500 per annum pro rata


20hrs per week. Standard terms and conditions apply.


South Tyneside.

Job Summary:

This is an exciting opportunity to expand and develop the Young Carers respite and awareness raising programme across South Tyneside. Activities aim to promote positive health and wellbeing, support personal development and improve community inclusion for Young Carers and their families. We provide practical and emotional support to Young Carers ensuring they are protected from inappropriate caring responsibilities and are able to enjoy the same opportunities as their peers. The posts will also help us ensure that the Young Carers voice is heard by relevant decision makers and strengthen the support networks available to them.

Funded by the National Lottery through the National Lottery Community Fund - thank you to National Lottery players for making this possible.

TEN believes that a child, young person or vulnerable adult should never experience abuse of any kind. We have a responsibility to promote the welfare of all children, young people and vulnerable adults and to keep them safe. We are committed to practice in a way that protects them.

Charity number 1045638

This post is funded until January 2024


Instructions for Applicants:

To apply, please carefully read the role description and person specification, complete the application form, declaration of convictions and equal opportunities forms and email them all to

If you would like an application pack posting out please ring 0191 428 1144 and select option 2.

Please note, we cannot accept CVs in place of completed forms. If you have any accessibility requirements that need to be discussed further then please contact or call 0191 428 1144. Only successful applicants will be contacted to confirm interview dates and times, no feedback will be given on unsuccessful applications.

Closing Date: 5pm Wednesday 15th May 2019.

Interview date: Thursday 23rd May 2019