Young Carers Club Lead


Loughton and Stansted


£18,202 - £19,306 pro rata

We are a thriving charity providing information and support to Carers who have unpaid, caring responsibilities for others.


We currently have an exciting opportunity to join our friendly and passionate Young Carers team, helping us make a difference to the lives of disadvantaged or vulnerable young people, within our local community.



Young Carers Club Lead

Working with Young Carers aged 8-24


Location: To run Young Carer Clubs in Loughton and Stansted

Salary: £18,202 - £19,306 pro rata

This post is 14 hours over two days
Fixed term to March 2019 (continuation subject to funding)


This role is a fantastic opportunity to work with Young Carers in an active youth work setting, assisting with maintaining health and wellbeing whilst improving individual social skills and self-esteem.


Your role will be to deliver a high quality support service:

  • Run the Young Carers youth groups
  • Helping Young Carers to live a life outside their caring role and to fulfil their potential
  • Providing emotional support and building confidence and self-esteem
  • Reducing inappropriate caring roles and identifying appropriate support
  • Improving Young Carers participation and achievement in education


You will need to be:

  • Passionate about helping disadvantaged young people
  • Skilled and experienced in working with young people
  • Confident in working with groups and promoting the service
  • Able to work in a diverse and challenging environment


To view a full application pack, including a Job Description & Person Specification, please go to the Vacancies page on our website at If you are interested in applying for this post, please complete the application form and either:




Post: Brickhouse Farm, Poulton Close, Maldon,

Essex, CM9 6NG


Closing date for completed applications:  9am Monday 19th March 2018


Interviews will we be held in the week commencing Monday 26th March 2018




If you have not heard back from Action for Family Carers within three weeks after the closing date, please presume that you have not been selected for interview.


Action for Family Carers is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. If you have difficulty reading this please call us or come into the Brickhouse Farm office.


Registered Charity No: 1127164





Closing date for completed applications

Monday 19th March 2018

Interviews will take place on

Monday 26th March 2018

Application Pack

To view the full Application Pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification, please see the PDF links below.

If you are interested in applying for this post, please Save a Copy of the application form, fill it in on your computer then either:-

email to or print and post to Brickhouse Farm, Poulton Close, Maldon, Essex, CM9 6NG or phone Kim Smith on 01621 851640.

If you are having difficulty with the online form, we can arrange to send you an application form via email or post, please ring the offices on 01621 851640.

Send us your application

Once you have completed your application you can upload it to us using the form below: