Job Title: Young Carer’s Project Worker (Vale)

Location: YMCA, Roath, Cardiff & Vale of Glamorgan

Closing Date: Friday 3rd December 2021

Young Carer’s Project Worker (Vale)

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join us.

RESPONSIBLE TO: Senior Project Manager

HOURS: 37.5 hours per week, to work between the hours of 9am – 10pm Monday to Sunday, (flexibility is expected to suit the needs of the project and young people).

SALARY: £22,700 per annum

CONTRACT: Temporary until March 2022 (subject to continuous funding)


ORGANISATIONAL AIMS:

  1. To initiate, build and maintain purposeful relationships with children and
    young people.
  2. Encourage children and young people to broaden their horizons to be
    effective citizens.
  3. To support children & young people in their understanding of risk and
    challenge.
  4. Support children and young people to identify and achieve aims so that
    they may reach their full potential.

OUR VALUES:

Because we CARE and have COMPASSION we want to MAKE A DIFFERENCE.

Our aim is to EMPOWER and SUPPORT people.

We do this with RESPECT and EMPATHY, mindful of the EQUALITY of all.


MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB: To provide support to young carer’s this will include young carer’s youth clubs and respite activities, 1-2-1 support sessions, workshops, training and learning to address carer’s needs, working as appropriate with colleagues to maximise outcomes for young Carers.  To provide a support service to young carers across the Vale of Glamorgan working in partnership with Families First Team and other statutory and voluntary organisations.

To provide support to young carer’s this will include young carer’s youth clubs and respite activities, 1-2-1 support sessions, workshops, training and learning to address carer’s needs, working as appropriate with colleagues to maximise outcomes for young Carers.  To provide a support service to young carers across the Vale of Glamorgan working in partnership with Families First Team and other statutory and voluntary organisations.

JOB DESCRIPTION/PERSON SPECIFICATION: Download here


Applicants will only be contacted if they are successful in securing an interview.

To join our team and for further job details, job description, person specification and online application form please go to our website at www.ymcacardiff.wales.

If you have any questions please contact Caroline Ryan (Head of Youth & Community) on 02920 465250.

A DBS Disclosure is required for this post.

YMCA Cardiff is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other class protected by law.


WHY WORK FOR US?

Be part of the YMCA team that has been in existence since 1852!

  • Investors In People Platinum organisation
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Competitive Salary
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Private Health Scheme
  • Registered with Perkbox, giving access to discounts and peer recognition
  • Online HR system giving access to book your annual leave from a mobile/tablet
  • Group team days
  • Enhanced annual leave allowance

“Always being encouraged to try new things to develop and broaden my skills – there are opportunities if I want to progress”

“I love working here – love the job, love the people and love the atmosphere”.