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Workways+ Mentor

Closing date: 13/12/2021

Reference: REQ103411

37 hours / Fixed-Term

22,183 - 24,012 *

Various Locations within Ceredigion

*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

Workways+ is part funded by the European Social Fund through the Welsh Government. To support the implementation of the Workways+ project working with the Short-Term Unemployed of Ceredigion.

Duties include engaging, encouraging, mentoring and challenging participants to improve their employability to find work either directly or following subsequent provision, and promoting Workways+ beneficiaries to employers in order to secure sustainable employment.

In exchange for your skills and interest, we will offer in return the opportunity to work in a forward thinking and ambitious organisation located in an area recognised for its stunning landscapes ad beaches.

Furthermore, you will have:

  • From 26 up to 36 days annual leave days per year (plus 8 public holidays)
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Salary sacrifice schemes including the Cycle to Work scheme
  • Health and wellbeing initiatives including discounted memberships to our local leisure centers
  • Child care vouchers
  • Life-style savings and Vectis card

Job Description and Person Specification

    For further details please contact Rhian Owen at Rhian.Owen@ceredigion.gov.uk

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

    Safeguarding adults at risk is a key priority for us. We aim to support adults at risk to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be. We acknowledge that adults at risk 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

    Lifelong Learning and Culture

    We ensure that the citizens of Ceredigion are provided with vocational and lifelong learning provision with access to leisure, sports, the arts, culture and the Welsh language.  Our key responsibilities are:

    • Community Learning: Cered; Dysgu Bro; Hyfforddiant Ceredigion Training; Welsh for adults
    • Culture: Museum; Theatr Felinfach
    • Lifestyle: Ceredigion Actif; Leisure centres and swimming pools; National exercise referral scheme; Sport and participation
    • Work Engagement: Community for Work+; Workways+
    • Youth Engagement:  NEET’s services; School behaviour support services for both KS3 and KS4; Youth service