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Young Carers Events and Activities Co-Ordinator

Carers Trust Solihull
Solihull, West Midlands
22,736 to £23,276 pro rata
Closing date
26 Dec 2021

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Children & Youth, Community
Part Time
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Job Details

You will organise and assign the delivery of a variety of activities and learning experiences for young and young adult carers.  You will ensure respite breaks from caring are accessible to all and reduces isolation, improves social development and peer support and aids transition to community-based provision.  You will also share lead in organising local large events for Carers Trust Solihull (CTS). 

Job Description - Functions specific to this role

  1. Co-ordinate activities for carers including days out, clubs, residential trips, workshops, group support work and consultations
  2. Prepare activity based and person specific risk assessments and session plans
  3. Ensure activities are outcome focused and evaluation based and collect and monitor statistically information to  inform future programmes
  4. Regularly attend clubs to observe quality, compliance of procedures and preserve contact with young and young adult carers
  5. Target hard to reach carers using a variety of methods
  6. Produce and promote a programme of activities for carers
  7. Apply effective and productive working methods, including planning ahead and adhering to timescales, to achieve positive engagement and experiences by carers, families, staff and partners  
  8. Co-ordinate staff and volunteers linked to your area of work and take responsibility for compliance of CTS policies and procedures
  9. Routinely consult with carers to promote a user led service
  10. Develop, maintain and coordinate effective working relationships with organisations and other partnerships linked to your work.
  11. Organise and co-ordinate national and local events e.g. Carers Week, Carers Rights Day and Young Carers Awareness Day, plus ad hoc events


Working at Carers Trust Solihull allows you to make a real difference to the lives of family carers of all ages and gain a host of other benefits too. All our employees bring something unique to our organisation and we value their contribution. We are passionate about the work that we do and need equally committed members on our team to help us achieve those goals.

We are a charity that provides free help and support to unpaid carers of all ages across the Solihull Borough. We offer:

  • Information, Advice and Guidance
  • Emotional Support
  • Carers Assessments, Support and Contingency Planning
  • Training and Workshops
  • Events and Activities to support carers respite
  • Carers Support and Peer Groups
  • Mentoring and Befriending
  • One to One and Group Work
  • Carers Cards

Our aim is to equip, support and upskill our carers to help support and maintain a healthy life balance through their caring role and to help increase their knowledge and understanding.

Benefits of working with Carers Trust Solihull include:

  • Pension – in excess of statutory requirements 
  • Generous sick pay
  • Flexible working – in excess of statutory requirements
  • Accrual of Annual leave days
  • Employee Assistance Programme - Counselling Service
  • Bank Holiday Concessionary day
  • Investment in staff training and development

Our Mission

We aim to deliver quality support that responds to the needs of carers of all ages and backgrounds throughout Solihull.

We respect carers as equal partners and work together with other organisations to maximise support to enable carers to remain emotionally and physically well and have equal access to fulfilled lives.

Carers voices will be heard as we work together to influence lasting change.

Our Values are to be:

  • Supportive
  • Caring
  • Empowering
  • Inclusive
  • Professional

PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION AND for a link to our YOUTUBE CHANNEL where you can view a range of videos with CARERS OF ALL AGES.

PLEASE NOTE: The video link below features a recent film with Young Adult Carers; other carers including Adult Carers are featured on our YouTube Channel.

Find Us
Solihull FIre Station Annexe
620 Streetsbrook Road
West Midlands
b91 1QY
United Kingdom
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