Current Vacancies

Norfolk Family Carers provides specialist support to unpaid carers in Norfolk. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from those with relevant experience and/or suitable qualifications. All appointments are subject to satisfactory DBS checks and our commitment to safeguarding.

Young Carers Service Development & Group Project Worker (Norwich) 

We are offering an enthusiastic motivated, resilient and experienced youth worker the opportunity to join our team at an exciting time. The new part time role is to work with young carers at groups activities and to provide important input into the future development and expansion of our young carers’ services as part of our Young Carers Groups project team.

Hourly Rate:                                      £10.95

Hours (usually per week):            13 hours per week

Fixed Term Contract:                    12 months

The role has two key elements:

  • To support the delivery of  weekly young carers groups and holiday activities. You will offer emotional support and help young carers to engage in a wide range of activities and new experiences with the aim of increasing self-confidence, skills and resilience whilst proving a break from their caring responsibilities. You will be working closely with the wider young carers team to plan and prepare young carer activities and groups.
  • To work closely with the Board of Trustees and Chief Operations Officer to scope, develop and plan additional services offering positive support for young carers in line with our strategic goals.

The groups take place on Wednesday and Thursday evenings during term time.

Full details of the role can be found in the job description and person specification below.

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This vacancy will close at midday on 31st January 2022. Applications received after this will not be considered.  

If you are interested please complete the attached application and equality monitoring form and return by email to admin@norfolkfamilycarers.org or give us a call to find out more on 01603 219924.

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Volunteers (Norwich)

We are excited to have recently expanded the number of  young carers groups we offer in Norwich. To assist the team we are looking for additional enthusiastic volunteers. Our groups take place on Wednesday and Thursday nights during term time 4.45 pm to 8.00 pm.

You will need to be reliable, enjoy working with children, have good communication skills and an awareness of how caring can affect young people.

In addition we are looking for volunteers to help in the kitchen to provide a cooked meal during the young carers group.

You will need to enjoy cooking and being around young people. A food hygiene qualification is desirable, but training can be provided.

Reference and DBS checks will be undertaken for successful applicants for both roles.

If you are unable to commit to every week or for the whole session please get in touch as we will be flexible for the right volunteer.

If you are interested please complete the attached application form and return by email to admin@norfolkfamilycarers.org or give us a call to find out more on 01603 219924.

YC Volunteer Application Form