The Young Carer Service works with 5–17-year-old young carers across the borough of Gateshead.

An opportunity has become available to join our team as a part-time Support Worker.

Our Support Workers carry out a range of important tasks including:

  • organising and delivering social activities, skills and wellbeing programmes
  • practical and emotional support to young carers
  • school drop-ins
  • enabling young carers to have a voice within the organisation, the borough and nationally
  • working with partners to create new projects
  • advocating on behalf of young carers
  • representing the organisation locally and nationally





Watch this short film to meet some of our team and find out more about the role of a Young Carer Support Worker.

We offer
  • £21624 full-time equivalent pay.

  • 15 hours per week.

  • Flexible working arrangements, including office and home. You will be expected to work some evenings and weekends.

Salary scale quoted for 15 hours per week. 
Closing date for applications: 15th March 2024

Interviews: 26th March 2024

Find out more about our Young Carer Service here

Click here to download an application pack.

Click here to apply. Make sure to select Young Carer Support Worker as the position that you are applying for.