Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Young Carers Keyworker

Young Carers Keyworker needed with West Sussex County Council

Start Date- ASAP

Location - Worthing

Duration - initially 5 months

Hours per week - 37 hours per week

Salary - £16 ltd an hour


  • You will be responsible for the effective delivery of statutory and strategic duties to minimise the impact on a child or young person who is in a caring role

  • You will work in partnership with parents/carers, young people and other professionals to support and strengthen families in caring for their own children and to build the resilience of young carers to manage their complex family circumstances

  • Undertaking a holistic family approach, you will support young carers on your caseload by undertaking statutory assessments and transition assessments and identifying direct work with children, young people, parents and carers to achieving positive change

  • You will meet the ongoing needs of young carers for respite and connection via group work

  • You will plan, co-lead and co-facilitate group work and group activities

  • The post will involve regular evening work to either lead group work or to facilitate a young carer engaging in group sessions

What is required?

  • Drivers license and access to a vehicle

  • NVQ Level 3 Health and Social Care or equivalent qualification or equivalent relevant experience

  • Knowledge of child and adolescent development and age-appropriate behaviour

  • Experience of working with children/young people and their families in a crisis situation in order to provide support to the families

  • Significant experience of using a range of direct work interventions in working with children

If you are interested please call Jemma Molloy on 01772 208964 or email me your CV -

If this role isn't right for you, but you know someone who would fit perfectly to our engaged and devoted team and you refer them, you will receive a referral bonus of £250.

The benefits of working with SCS;

  • A specialist, dedicated Social Work consultant offering single point of contact

  • Exceptional referral bonuses - £250 per referral placed in to work!

  • An extensive & exclusive range of Social Work vacancies across the UK

  • Nationwide provider Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities.

  • Payroll service twice a week.

  • Ltd and PAYE payment options available.

  • Annual training budget of up to £250 and continued online CPD training.

  • Excellent Annual Loyalty schemes / bonuses.

  • DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge.