Young Carers Club Lead


Harlow, Loughton, Uttlesford


£ 19,033 - £ 20187 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 8-18



To run the Young Carer Club in Harlow, Loughton, Uttlesford

Will be based in Harlow offices as well as at club night venues

Salary: £ 19,033 - £ 20187 pro rata

For the right candidate this role can be between 7 and 21 hours a week based on the following:


Harlow club lead 7 hours a week, club runs 5:30 – 7:30pm Tuesday

Loughton club lead 7 hours a week, club runs 5:30 – 7:30pm Wednesday

Uttlesford club lead 7 hours a week, 2 club locations

– Stansted (Mon)/Gt Dunmow (Fri) 4:30 – 6:30

 With each club running fortnightly

Fixed term to March 2023 (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




Post: Action for Family Carers, The Rainbow Centre, 2 Wych Elm, Harlow, CM20 1QP


To find out more about the role please feel free to call our Young Carers Service manager Chris Vince on 07702 858656


Closing date for completed applications:  9am Thursday 26th May 2022





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.


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Closing date for completed applications


Interviews will take place on


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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.

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