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Young Carers Schools and Families Project Officer


Young Carers Schools and Families Project Officer


£17,215 - £20,500 per annum pro rata


30hrs per week. Fixed term, 12 month contract. 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 post will also help us ensure that the Young Carers voice is heard by relevant decision makers and strengthen the support networks available to them.

This post is being funded by the Community Foundation Tyne & Wear and Northumberland

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.


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

Please note, we cannot accept CVs in place of completed forms and hard-copy applications will not be reviewed. 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 on Friday 29th March 2019

Interviews: w/c 1st April 2019