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.

Youth Worker

Closing date: 17/07/2022

Reference: REQ103978

37 hours / Temporary

25,419 - 27,514 *

Within Ceredigion

*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

We are seeking a dynamic, motivated and empowering individual with the skills, qualities and experience to design and deliver a range of opportunities aimed at young people in schools and communities in Ceredigion.

As a Youth Worker, you will support young people to explore and understand their ideas, values and beliefs, building their confidence, self-esteem and life skills so that they can make a successful transition to adulthood.

Youth Work relies on voluntary engagement and you will need to build relationships based on trust and mutual respect in order to support and empower young people from all backgrounds. Applicants should be passionate about young people’s rights, and confident in leading Youth Work support, intervention, projects and activities.

The post holder will have opportunities to work collaboratively to develop and deliver various targeted early intervention and preventative activities with other teams and external organisations.  

In exchange for your skills and commitment, we will offer you a range of employee benefits including flexible hours scheme, competitive annual leave allowance and a generous pension contribution scheme. More information about our wide range of employee benefits can be found here. In addition, we are committed to developing our people and will not only provide support to enable you to quickly and confidently take ownership of this role’s key areas of responsibility but in addition, we are committed to supporting your development in order that you can progress your career with us. 

Job Description and Person Specification

It is anticipated that this role will be designated at Ysgol Gyfun Aberaeron.

For further information, please contact Lowri Evans on 07966 249004 or lowri.evans@ceredigion.gov.uk.

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

Safeguarding and protecting adults at risk and children are key priorities for us. We aim to support adults at risk, children and young people to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be.  We acknowledge their 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 before appointing to this post.

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