Project Worker

Ellesmere Port
GBP17,000 - 19,430 per year + Benefits
16 Jul 2018
13 Aug 2018
Sport & Leisure
Contract Type
Full Time
Carers Trust 4All are looking for an experienced Project worker, to join their team in Ellesmere Port.

Job Title: Project Worker
Salary: GBP17,000 - GBP19,430 (commensurate with experience)

Location: Ellesmere Port, West Cheshire
Job Type: Full Time, secured funding for 8 months and the potential for further funding.

Carers Trust 4All are looking to recruit an energetic, confident and innovative Project Worker to support the development of a young carers in schools programme. The project will support young carers aged 8-18 living in West Cheshire and is based at Ellesmere Port.

Project Worker - The role:

This role will support the development and delivery of a specialist young carers in schools programme to develop young carer friendly schools by raising awareness and increasing the identification of hidden young carers. Through this work, young carers will have improved, positive, experience at school both academically and socially.

The project will work in partnership with schools to tackle issues that lead to poor education attainment and low attendance levels as well as enabling young carers to experience improved emotional health and wellbeing.

You will play a key role in engaging with young carers, offering drop-ins and 1:1 support and well as developing initiatives to support the aims of the project.

Project Worker - About you:

- Experience of working with young carers or young people

- Experience of partnership working

- Excellent organisation and communication skills

- Relevant qualification in youth work

- Excellent IT skills

- A driving licence and access to a car are essential for this role

Project Worker - We offer:

- Job satisfaction! The chance to make a real, long lasting difference to lives of young carers.

- Competitive annual salary, commensurate with experience

- Mileage allowance 32p

- 22 days holiday, plus bank holidays (Full time equivalent)

- Company contribution to your workplace pension

- High quality training and career development opportunities

To submit your application for this excellent Project Worker opportunity, please click 'Apply' now!

We value diversity in our workforce and encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

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