Please see details of our current vacancies. For informal conversations about the role, call our office on 01241 439157 and ask for Laurie Easom
Job type: Full-time (35 hours)
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: £22,400 – £28,100
The role of a Rights and Engagement officer will offer exciting, diverse opportunities. This particular role is to build positive relationships with Young Carers to enable them to manage their caring role and offer a period of respite. To do this, you will provide one to one support to build resilience and trust with Young Carers.
The successful candidate will facilitate group work activities, supporting Young Carers to engage in a variety of opportunities, such as physical sporting activities, arts and crafts, bush craft, residential activities and much more. You may be required to support Young Carers to transport to activities, a full driving licence and access to a car is required.
The postholder will:
The above does not represent an exhaustive list of responsibilities and tasks but indicates the main responsibilities required from employees in the role. The organisation reserves the right to require employees to perform other duties from time to time.
Qualifications and knowledge:
Skills and Ability
35 hours per week subject to organisational needs. Some work may have to be undertaken outside office hours, including evenings and weekends.
The post entails work with vulnerable people and falls within the definition of “regulated work” under the provision of the Protection of Vulnerable groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The post holder will require to be registered as a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme, which will involve a Disclosure Scotland check. A full driving licence and access to a motor vehicle is desirable for this post
The post is based at 8 Grant Road, Arbroath, DD11 1JN.
Angus Carers Centre is committed to being an Equal Opportunities Employer and we encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to consider joining Angus Carers Centre.
Deadline for applications: 5pm on 21/08/2023
Interview date: TBC