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Children and Young People Support Coordinator Maternity Cover


Time to try something new?  

We are looking for maternity cover for a role working with Young Carers aged 5-18 years, who have caring responsibilities for someone in their family due to disability, long-term illness, mental health, or drug or alcohol misuse. 


The role is largely community based, with some office-based or home working. It’s a varied role with a mix of home or school visits and assessments, communicating with young people and families virtually or by phone, liaising with other professionals and services, and delivering workshops and activities.


Applicants must be able to establish relationships quickly, communicate effectively and build trust. You should be proactive, motivated and able to work well as part of a team and on your own.


You will need to demonstrate a good understanding of confidentiality, data protection, safeguarding and boundaries in all aspects of your work. 


This is a fixed term contracts are available for 6 months, with a potential 3 month extension. Salary is pro rata for the period. Ideally, we are looking for full time hours, but part time hours would be considered for the right candidate. The role may include some evening and weekend hours.


The role is based in Canterbury and covers the whole district, so a driver with access to their own car is essential.

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To apply, please email your CV with a short covering letter outlining your CURRENT SALARY to 


Post is subject to references and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. 

Imago recognises that many people in our society experience discrimination or lack of opportunity for reasons that are not fair. These include: race, religion, creed, colour, national and ethnic origin, political beliefs, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability (including mental illness), HIV status, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity/paternity status, responsibility for dependants, appearance, geographical area, social class, income level or criminal record.

Imago aims to create a culture that respects and values each other’s differences. Imago sees these differences as an asset to our work as they improve our ability to meet the needs of the organisations and people we serve. We proactively seek to increase opportunities for inclusion and celebrate diversity across our organisation and within the communities we serve.

Job Title: Children & Young People Support Coordinator (Maternity Cover)
Area: Canterbury
Working Hours: 37.5 hours
Salary:    £17,000-21,000 per annum (pro rata for period)