Current Vacancies

Young Carers Service Coordinator

Fixed Term contract until September 2021

We are looking for a dedicated and experienced individual to join our Young Carers Service as part of our successful youth arm, Youth Action Wiltshire. We are seeking to recruit a well organised and motivated individual who is dedicated to the personal development of young people through the provision of 1:1 support, advocacy and positive activities.

Hours: 36.5 hrs per week, includes evening, weekend and school holiday work
Salary: £24,717 gross per annum plus 7% employers pension contribution
Location: Office base in Devizes, county wide programme delivery including 1:1 outreach.
Supervisor: Youth Action Wiltshire Programmes Coordinator (Young Carers Service Lead)

The role focusses on providing practical and emotional support to Young Carers in Wiltshire aged 5-18 years. The post holder will be required to work with young people, understand their individual needs and develop a positive trust-based relationship with them and support them throughout their “journey” with our service.

Ideally, you will have a relevant youth work qualification and/or two years of experience in delivering youth work and positive activities. You will hold a valid UK driving licence and will be prepared to drive a minibus and transport young people to and from activities and 1:1 meetings. There will be a need for regular evening and occasional weekend working.

Due to the nature of the work, you will be required to undertake a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check.

To download a job description, person specification and an application form for this post please visit the links below . Please note we are unable to accept CVs.

Closing date: Midday on Monday 2nd December 2019
Interviews: Thursday 12th December 2019

If you would like to find out more about this position, please contact Steve Crawley, Head of Youth Action Wiltshire on 01380 729813 or

Community First is an equal opportunities employer.