Emotional Health & Wellbeing Worker

We are looking for someone to join our team to provide 1-1 support and interventions for young carers. You will have a caseload of young carers and will support their needs around emotional health and wellbeing, education and having a voice, through personal action plans & building resilience. You will encourage and empower young carers and advocate on their behalf when required. The role operates within a multi-agency approach with school, social care, CAMHS and other VCSE organisations to deliver better outcomes for young people.

The post holder must be available to work a flexible pattern, this may include evening and weekend hours.


Key Responsibilities

You will:
• Keep up to date with all relevant legislation relating to Young Carers and their families.
• Provide 1-1 support around emotional health and wellbeing; education and employment and advocacy.
• To support group work and any organise group activities as part of the offer on the service.
• Assess the needs of Young Carers using a range of assessment tools to establish baseline data on entering the service.
• To advice, guide and signpost to relevant services and record all work undertaken on TYS database.
• To record all assessments, plans, interventions and outcomes and to keep case notes on communication, meetings and activities.

Download the full Advert –> Emotional Health & Wellbeing Worker – Advert – Nov2021
Download the full Candidate Pack–> Emotional Health & Wellbeing Worker – Candidate Pack – Nov2021

To apply, please download and complete both of the forms below.
Once completed, please send to recruitment@blgc.co.uk
​Please note, we do not accept CVs.

BLGC Employment Application Form
Equality and Diversity Form

If you require documents in an alternative format, contact us via recruitment@blgc.co.uk or call us on 01204 540100
We reserve the right to close the application process at any stage. Therefore, you are advised to submit your application as soon as possible.

Applications that do not meet the person specification points will not be shortlisted.


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