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Fife Young Carers - Advocacy Worker
Post: Advocacy Worker
Salary: £23,674 - £24,406 per annum
Hours: 35 hrs per week, Full Time
Fife Young Carers works with children and young people who have caring responsibilities in Fife; following an increase in funding it has an exciting opportunity for an Advocacy Worker to join its small dedicated team, working with children and young people who have caring responsibilities in Fife.
Fife Young Carers is looking for a creative and energetic individual, with experience of working with vulnerable children and young people in a variety of settings. The successful candidate will have great communication and organisational skills and be able to work sensitively with children and young people of all ages.
The post holder will be responsible for offering independent advocacy, support and options to young and young adult carers throughout Fife to enable them to make effective decisions about their caring role.
Own transport is essential. Hours are worked flexibly, but you should expect to work some evenings and weekends on a regular basis.
The position is subject to an enhanced disclosure check (PVG).