Gaddum - Young Carers Outreach and Development Worker

Job Title: 
Young Carers Outreach and Development Worker (Part-Time Maternity Cover)
Contract Type: 
Fixed-Term
Hours: 
17.5 Hours per week (with flexible working required to suit the needs of the role)
Salary: 
£21,589 pro-rata
Location: 
Greater Manchester
Recruitment Type: 
External
Deadline: 
Monday, 12 April, 2021 - 12:00

At Gaddum, we treat everyone as individuals. We really get to know those we help, understanding their world to offer a range of support that’s right for them. Our promise of tailored support is made possible by our breadth and depth of knowledge, through our unwavering commitment to the local people of Greater Manchester.

Our experience listening to generation after generation, for nearly 200 years, has taught us the importance of considering not just the individual but also the relationships around them. Our innovative approach means we can, not only build resilience, but identify further risks and offer preventive support now and in the future. At Gaddum, we believe that by supporting individuals, we ultimately help support entire communities.

Our aim is to empower and enhance the lives of people in Greater Manchester. We currently work in four Greater Manchester authorities, Manchester, Rochdale, Salford and Stockport.

Job Summary

The role of the Outreach & Development Worker will be to ensure carers from a wide variety of backgrounds across all of Salford are aware of their rights and receive the support and services they need at the right time, and in appropriate places. The job holder will provide outreach support to carers including hospital and community venues and will report to the Outreach & Development Coordinator in enhancing the offer across Salford.

Job Purpose

The role will focus on the outreach provision, being based at different venues across the City; schools, community venues, mental health settings and others accessed by people with caring responsibilities. The role will include the continued development of the service, assisting with the creation of resources and training. The role will develop an involvement offer; ensuring carers are at the forefront of service change and service offer.

For more information on the role and to apply please follow the recruitment link. 

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