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.

Co-ordinator Carers and Community Development

Closing date: 31/08/2022

Reference: REQ104123

37 hours / Permanent

32,798 - 34,373 *

Within Ceredigion

*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

We are looking to recruit a Carers and Community Development Co-ordinator to join our Carers and Community Support Team on a permanent full-time basis.

The purpose of the role is to coordinate, develop, promote, and implement a localised, non-statutory service provision model that enables citizens to enjoy more independent lives in their communities.

The Post holder will do this through coordination and providing line management to members of the team with a focus on two key areas: the development of community based.

On a day-to-day basis, you will:  

  • have regular direct supervision responsibility for staff within the Carers and Community Support team with a focus on developing community support and connections
  • work with Team manager in ensuring the provision of a high-quality intervention service that enables the service users to have their support needs met
  • To work with partners agencies to assist with developing and accessing community -based resources, as well as contributing to monitoring any SLAs as required

We are looking to recruit an individual who has the:

  • Ability to plan and monitor projects against targets and standards and instigate any necessary alterations
  • Ability to motivate and coordinate staff and partners from other agencies services and departments on behalf of service users and promote networking and co-working
  • Commitment to working in partnership and ensure service user participation

In addition to the above, we require an individual with a degree of fluency in the Welsh language. A successful applicant without the required Welsh language skill will be fully supported to reach the desired standard within two years of appointment.

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 take ownership of this role’s key areas of responsibility quickly and confidently 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

Should you require any further information about this role please contact: Sara.humphreys@ceredigion.gov.uk

Interviews will be held: 18.08.22

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