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  • Contract: Temporary
  • Salary Type: Hourly
  • Salary Range: £10.00 - £12.00
  • Language: Welsh

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Deiniolen - Part Time Youth Project Workers x3

Gwynedd Council
Details
Job Advertisement

Gwynedd Council offers an attractive employment package, for more information please click on this Information Pack

Gwynedd Council operates internally through the medium of Welsh, and offers all its services bilingually. The applicant will be required to reach the linguistic level noted as one of the essential skills in the Person Specification.

We encourage everyone who applies for a job with Gwynedd Council to submit job applications in Welsh or bilingually.

( Applications submitted in English only or Welsh only will always be treated equally, but we ask applicants to consider carefully what the linguistic requirements of the job in question is and if it would be more appropriate to submit an application in Welsh.)

This is a temporary post to be held until 31/03/2024. Post location Deiniolen

For further information about this post please contact Sion Bryn Roberts on 07920264113

Application forms and further details available from, Support Service, Gwynedd Council, Council Offices, Caernarfon, LL55 1SH Tel: 01286 679076 E-Mail: swyddi@gwynedd.llyw.cymru

CLOSING DATE: 27/12/2023

The Council will request a Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service for the successful candidate.

If you are successful to be short listed for an interview you will be contacted by E-MAIL using the address provided on your application form. You need to ensure that you check your email regularly.

Person Specification
Personal attributesEssential
Able to work well and create a solid relationship with young people

The ability to work as a member of a small team, working in the evenings and weekends

Able to work unsociable hours
Desirable
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Qualifications and relevant trainingEssential
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Desirable
Level 3 qualification in Youth Work.

Level 1 Child Protection Course
Relevant experienceEssential
Experience of working with young people

Experience of providing projects / activities for young people
Desirable
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Skills and specialist knowledgeEssential
Effective face to face communication skills with young people

Fluent in both Welsh and English

Good organisational and administrative skills

Able to work with young people.

Strong commitment to the principles of Equal Opportunity and Child Protection
Desirable
Knowledge of current developments in the youth work field
Language requirementsListening and Speaking - Intermediate
Able to maintain a fluent conversation on a number of various everyday subjects, and discuss cases involving the field of work.
Reading and Understanding - Intermediate
Understand everyday correspondence on familiar issues at work.
Writing - Intermediate
Able to write letters for a specific purpose, e-mails and short reports in Welsh and English, using vocabulary and simple phrases that are familiar to the field of work. (They will need to be checked before being sent out).

Job Description
Purpose of the post
• Ensure that the people of Gwynedd are at the heart of everything we do.

• Leader in charge
Responsibility for functions
• Will be responsible for the equipment used at the time
Main duties
• Leader in Charge to present projects and activities for young people in their communities.

• Ensure that young people feel safe, receive support, are appreciated, learn how to take control over their lives and identify and oppose harmful influences that may impact them.

• Assist the Youth Worker to identify the interests and needs of young people in order to develop sessions and projects and organise events and activities.

• Assist the Youth Worker to offer a range of learning experiences for young people using informal youth work methods, within communities, that are suitable for young people

• Assist the Youth Worker to present courses that lead to accreditation (Agored Cymru, ASDAN Youth Challenge and Achievement Schemes, Children's University)

• Adhere to all the employer's relevant policies and other statutory requirements, including Equal Opportunities, Health and Safety and Child Protection.

• Input required information needed about young people in the information gathering system

• Ensure that the Young Person's voice is heard in everything that is offered and developed

• Attend staff meetings as required

• Attend training for youth workers organised by or on behalf of the Council

• Responsibility for self-development.

• Ensure compliance with Health and Safety rules in the workplace in accordance with the responsibilities noted in the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and the Council's Health and Safety Policy.

• Operate within the Council's policies in relation to equal opportunities and equality.

• Responsible for managing information in accordance with the Council's information management guidelines. Ensure that personal information is treated in accordance with Data Protection legislation.

• Commitment to reducing the Council's carbon emissions in accordance with the Carbon Management Plan, and to encourage others to act positively towards reducing the Council's Carbon Footprint.

• Undertake any other reasonable duty which corresponds to the salary level and responsibility level of the job.

• Responsibility to report any concern or suspicion that a child or vulnerable adult is being abused.
Special circumstances
Employment:

• JNC for Youth and Community Workers Points 5 - 9

Annual Leave:

• JNC Terms - 30 days annual leave for the first five years and 35 days for subsequent years (pro-rata).

Location:

Serving the Catchment Areas of Deiniolen

Working Hours:

• The working week: 2 hours a week, working in the evening and weekends, and at times flexibility could be required in order to meet the needs of specific work.

Hours:

• The hours to include evenings and weekends and some could be residential.

Car use:

• Full driving licence and use of a car. The post-holder will be designated an "occasional car user".

Language:

• The post-holder will need to be confident in both Welsh and English orally and in writing from the outset.

You will be appointed to work in your catchment area, however, in special circumstances you will be required to work outside your catchment area

The post is subject to the completion of an acceptable check through the Criminal Records Bureau.

We will look in detail at the job description in a year's time following the appointment.

The post is subject to completion of Level 3 in Youth work within two years of post.

We draw your attention to the fact that some specific duties and responsibilities are difficult to analyse in detail in some cases and they can change from time to time without changing the general character of the duties or the level of responsibility. In addition, every member of staff is required to accept an element of flexibility in their duties and responsibilities, and when necessary exchange within the Authority in order to meet the needs and requirements of the service which continually change. This type of requirement will enable the post holder's specific expertise to grow and develop for the benefit of the employer and employee.