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Cardiff Council

Community Inclusion Officer (West Hub)
Job Category: Finance/Revenues/Benefits, Housing, Libraries
Contract type: Temporary
Working hours: Full Time
Department: Housing & Communities
Grade: Grade 5
Salary: £21,166 - £24,799
Closing date: 18/06/2019

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a committed individual with excellent communication & customer service skills to join our West Hub teams

The successful applicant will work with young people to arrange activities and group work allowing for participation opportunities linking into the local area anchored within our Community Hubs and Libraries.

The successful candidate will also be able to source services & activities with an intergenerational focus at low cost / no cost to the citizen – e.g. art / dance classes, homework clubs and friendship groups 

You will be networking at a local level to link up activities or groups with common aims primarily providing activities for young persons including working closely with volunteers for the creation of self-sufficient community groups.

You will have experience of providing excellent customer service, work well in a team and have a flexible approach. You will have exceptional communication and IT skills and the ability to remain positive and supportive.

You will work 37 hours, Monday to Sunday, which will include some evening work on a rota basis.

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 Gareth Pierce, Tel. 02920 873800

This post is subject to Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced checks.

This post is 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. 

This vacancy is 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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