• Location: Caerphilly,
  • Subject: Support
  • Hours: Part time
  • Contract: Temporary
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £10,000.00 - £15,000.00
  • Language: Welsh
  • Closing Date: 01 June, 2023 12:00 AM

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Youth and Family Engagement Worker

Youth and Family Engagement Worker

Caerphilly County Borough Council
Youth and Family Engagement Worker
Job description
An exciting opportunity has arisen for 3 Youth and Family Workers to work within the Targeted Youth and Family Engagement (TYFE) Project.

All three contracts are funded by the Families first programme, with two posts on a fixed term contract until the 31st March 2024, and one post covering a period of maternity leave until 30 th September 2023.

The TYFE project works with young people and their families to help improve wellbeing by supporting them to engage in positive activities that build confidence, trust and self-esteem, as well as developing personal and social skills. It's an excellent project which secures positive outcomes for young people and their families, proving a wealth of experience in youth work and family support.

The role involves direct delivery/face to face work with children, young people and families at various locations across the Caerphilly borough, as well as undertaking administrative tasks, supporting outdoor activities and working with partners. Transporting is also a key part of the role and therefore the ability to drive is essential.

The post holders will be required to work flexibly and will be expected to be available for regular evening sessions and occasional weekends.

The post holders must have a Relevant Level 3 qualification on the Credit and Qualifications Framework for Wales. For example, Youth Work. Or currently working towards a relevant Level 6 qualification on the Credit and Qualifications Framework for Wales having successfully completed the first year. For example, in Youth Work, Community Development, Early Years, Education.

View the Job Description and Person Specification.

After reading the Job Description and Person Specification, if you would like to have an informal discussion about the role please contact Michelle Harris on 01443 864622.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

We are legally required to ask you to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK. Successful applicants are required to provide appropriate documentation such as a birth certificate, passport or work permit in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

If you have any difficulty applying online, please contact for further information.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and a comprehensive screening process will be undertaken on all successful applicants. This will include an enhanced check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.