Current Vacancies

Parent Carer Support and Development Worker

Hours - 17.5hours per week (fixed term contract until 31st August 2019 - we will be seeking continuation funding)

Salary - £24458 per annum pro rata (actual £12299 per annum)


We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated worker, with an understanding of the challenges that Parent Carers face and their rights, including knowledge of welfare benefits for children with additional needs.  The Development Worker will provide information and support to Carer Support Coordinators and also provide direct support to Parent Carers to deal with complex issues in relation to their caring role.  The worker will also link in with professionals in other agencies to develop partnership working.  This post will cover the North of County Durham.  This post is subject to a DBS check and the successful candidate must hold a full driving licence and have use of a car.


Closing date for applications is Friday 26th January at 12noon.  Interviews will be held on Thursday 8th February.   


 For a job Description and person specification click here 


For a copy of the application form click here


For a copy of the application form guidelines click here


Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. 

Please note CV's will not be accepted.

If you require any further information then please email