We operate a bilingual policy. All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

Support Worker Level 2 (Community Youth Work and Prevention)

Closing date: 20/05/2022

Reference: REQ103712


20,444 - 21,695 *

Within Ceredigion

*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

We are seeking a dynamic, motivated and empowering individual who has excellent communication and organisation skills, and can work creatively and proactively on their own initiative to provide an excellent service and support staff within the team as appropriate.

The post holder will assist and contribute to support the delivery of a range of opportunities for children and young people to engage in, that aims to enhance personal, social and emotional development. This will require a knowledgeable individual who is confident to support staff and projects to ensure that there is a consistent high standard of support to children, young people and their families across the county. Applicants should be passionate about young people’s rights, and confident in supporting interventions, projects and activities.

Job Description and Person Specification

For further information please contact the Community Youth Work and Prevention Team Manager, Gwenllian Evans, on 01545572352 or 07974023898.

Note: We reserve the right to amend 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