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: 14/07/2024

Reference: REQ105469

37 hours / Temporary

29,269 - 31,364 *


*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity to work in Ceredigion Community Youth Work and Prevention Team.  The successful applicant will have the responsibility to design, develop and coordinate a range of innovative Youth Work and Prevention approaches for young people aged 11-25 within a specific community and throughout Ceredigion.

The main duties will include: Supporting sstructured activity programmes, Post-16 support i.e. engaging with those that are/ at risk of becoming Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET), Centre-based support i.e. Youth Club/ Youth Centre and drop in provisions, Detached/ mobile, outreach and pop up youth work.

The Structured Activities Project Worker will have responsibility of planning, coordinating and delivering interventions and support in the community. They will also have responsibility to support the Youth Service strategy in providing robust targeted and open access provisions, including Centre based youth work and holiday programmes, throughout the county and in partnership with key statutory and voluntary stakeholders.

You will be required to drive minibuses (8-16 seater) and you must be willing to undertake the relevant training to do this and have held a full UK driving license for at least 2 years.

Our offer to you

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.

In exchange for your skills and commitment we will offer you a range of employee benefits including flexible working, competitive annual leave allowance, pension scheme with 14.6% employer contribution, enhanced family benefits, lifestyle savings and employee health and wellbeing packages.

More information about our wide-ranging employee benefits can be found here.

Job Description and Person Specification

For any questions, please contact Gwenllian Morris on 07974023898 or gwenllian.morris@ceredigion.gov.uk

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

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting children and adults at risk. As part of this commitment, certain roles within our organisation require a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to assess the suitability of candidates. This role will require an Enhanced DBS check. Please note that the presence of previous convictions will not necessarily disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. We assess each applicant on a case-by-case basis, and take into account the nature and relevance of any convictions in relation to the responsibilities of the role. Our goal is to create an inclusive and supportive work environment where all individuals are treated fairly and with respect. If you have any concerns or questions regarding this process, please feel free to contact us for clarification. Your privacy and dignity are of utmost importance to us throughout the recruitment process.

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:

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