Young Carer Support Worker Westbank has been appointed as preferred provider by Devon County Council for The Devon Young Carers service. The focus of delivery for the service, which is embedded within Devon’s Early Help, will champion children/young people’s voice and engagement at every level of its delivery. It will include Awareness raising amongst partners to promote early identification and referral into the service. A countywide helpline, providing easy access to information and support. A team of support staff providing Young Carers Needs Led Assessments, Transition Assessments, trips/activities and time-limited one-to-one support. Full details can be found in the Job Description To apply Please download an application form and return it to [email protected] We will be shortlisting on the following criteria so please use the supporting statement to evidence how you meet these. Shortlisting Criteria: Experience of working with for Children/young people Understanding of and sensitivity to the needs of young carers and their families The ability to undertake risk/needs assessments of children/young people Effective and sensitive communication skills and advocacy skills verbally and in writing Proven reliability and professionalism A ‘can do’ focussed outcome and approach A clean driver’s license and access to a vehicle Closing date for applications: 09:00 Thursday 25th April 2019 Interviews to be held on Wednesday 15th May 2019 An Enhanced DBS Check is required for this role.