Cardiff Council Jobs – SUPPORT WORKER

  • Full Time
  • Cardiff

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About The Service

Cardiff Youth Service offers a range of provisions across the city for young people aged 11-25.

Cardiff Youth Service consists of a talented and enthusiastic team of professional youth workers & youth support workers who operate across the city. This set up consists of youth centres, specialist provisions, youth mentoring and street based youth work teams that all provide a wide variety of creative opportunities and experiences that encourage the participation and development of young people in communities.

Cardiff Youth Service promotes a strong connection between targeted and universal youth work that ensures there is a consistent offer of support to young people when they need it.

Cardiff Youth Service encourages young people to realise their individual potential and supports them on their journey to becoming positive active citizens.

About the job

Provision base: St Mellons Youth Club
Days/Times: Tuesday, Thursday and Friday evenings 6-9pm (44 weeks per year)

The post holder will become part of a team of youth workers based at St Mellons Youth Club that plan, deliver and evaluate a curriculum of activities for young people aged 11-19.

The role also requires the successful candidate to establish and maintain positive and productive working relationships with young people and engage in the co-production of the delivery of an informal and non-formal curriculum.

Due to the nature of youth work, and supporting a young person led programme, there will be a requirement to support events/residential/visits outside of the hours set. These will be negotiated as needed.

What We Are Looking For From You

The post holder will be responsible for supporting young people to develop holistically, working with them to facilitate their personal, social and educational development, to enable them to develop their voice, influence and place in society and to reach their full potential.

We are looking for enthusiastic and dynamic youth workers or youth support workers who will encourage creativity and innovation to inspire and motivate young people on a daily basis.

We are looking for youth workers who have positive attitudes and resilience to be able to impact positively on the lives of young people.

The successful candidate will hold a relevant professional qualification in youth work and have a proven track record of working with young people to secure positive outcomes.

Additional information

Salary: T00 15 (£27,678 per annum)

This post is part time and will work 9 hours per week (44 weeks of the year). The salary shown however relates to 37 hours per week and will therefore be pro-rata’d accordingly.

These posts are subject to Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced checks.

Safeguarding and Child Protection are key priorities for the Council. We aim to support children and vulnerable adults to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be. Our services and schools are committed to ensuring the safety and protection of all children and vulnerable adults, and will take action to safeguard their well-being, and acknowledge that children and vulnerable adults have a right to protection. This is supported in the general ethos of the Council and all schools.

We welcome applications in both English and Welsh. Applications received in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than English applications.

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Job Reference: EDU00507

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