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Project Support Worker

Closing date: 24/04/2021

Reference: REQ102764


20,092 - 21,322 *

Canolfan Rheidol, Aberystwyth

*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

We are seeking a dynamic, motivated and empowering individual who has the personal qualities, experiences and skills necessary to engage and enhance the diversion of young people from crime, court and custody within Ceredigion and to provide support within the Youth Justice and Preventions Team.

The post holder will have opportunities to collaboratively develop and deliver targeted early intervention and preventative projects within Ceredigion’s new integrated services delivery model – Porth Cymorth Cynnar; ensuring that the needs of Ceredigion’s most vulnerable and challenging children and young people can be met and that they can access support and intervention that promotes their wellbeing and engagement in positive structured interventions.

The successful candidate will be appointed on a casual, fixed-term basis until 01/04/2022.

For further information, please contact Tallulah Moonlight, Sessional Worker and Volunteer Co-Ordinator, YJPS at

Job Description and Person Specification

Note: We reserve the right to extend the application closing date.

Safeguarding and child protection are key priorities for us. We aim to support vulnerable children and young people to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be. We and our educational establishments acknowledge that children and young people have a right to protection and will take action to safeguard their welfare. Each member of staff and volunteer is expected to share this commitment, and we will require an Enhanced Check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), formerly CRB.

What we offer

Work-life balance

Lifestyle savings scheme

Generous employer pension scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Learning and development

Where you'll work

Porth Cymorth Cynnar – Community Wellbeing and Learning

We provide early help, prevention and intervention services to a range of groups and individuals across the County. Our aim is to identify need and offer support before issues and concerns become too great and more formal intervention is needed. Our key functions include:

  • Lifelong Learning and Skills
  • Leisure & Wellbeing
  • Youth Support Services
  • Early Help Services
  • Support and Intervention Services
  • Behaviour Support Services
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