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Cardiff Council

Youth Employment Mentor
Job Category: Youth and Community/Neighbourhood Learning
Contract type: Temporary
Working hours: Full Time
Department: Housing & Communities
Grade: Grade 6
Salary: £24,799 - £28,785
Closing date: 23/07/2019

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a committed individual with a successful track record in helping some of the most vulnerable clients looking for work.

The Youth Employment Mentor will work on the MILES project within the Into Work Advice Service.  The post-holder will have responsibility for intensive employment mentoring support for young people under 25, who are living in hostels or supported accommodation.

The post will work from a number of outreach locations across the city, namely hostels and other youth buildings.

You will be working in the community as part of a small team. You will have experience of working with and supporting young people into work.

You will have experience of providing excellent customer service, supporting people back to work, work well in a team and have a flexible approach. You will have exceptional communication and IT skills and the ability to resolve disputes in a positive and constructive manner. 

The ability to speak other languages, in particular Welsh, Somali, Arabic or Polish would be an advantage.

For an informal discussion, after reading the job description, please contact Hayley Beynon Brown on Tel. 029 20871233

Evening and weekend working may be required on a rota basis.

These posts are subject to Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced checks.

These posts are temporary until 31st March 2020.

Internal candidates who wish to apply for this position on a secondment basis must obtain approval prior to application using Form SEC1 (4.C.081). Requests may only be approved by the relevant Director/ Assistant Director/ Chief Officer or senior nominated officer graded no lower than OM2 or in the case of schools based staff the Headteacher / Governing Body. 

These vacancies are suitable for post share.

We welcome applications in both English and Welsh. Applications received in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than English applications.

As a large public sector organisation, it is important to us that we support the economic wellbeing of our citizens and that our workforce better reflects the communities we serve.   Therefore, although not a requirement for application, we welcome and encourage applications from under represented individuals:
aged under 25
not in employment, education or training
from our local communities including in particular those from the Cardiff BAME community
able to communicate fluently in Welsh

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