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Cardiff Council

Community Engagement Officer
Job Category: Social Care-Adults, Housing
Contract type: Permanent
Working hours: Full Time
Department: Housing & Communities
Grade: Grade 4
Salary: £18,319 - £20,541
Closing date: 25/02/2019

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Housing & Communities Service Area and the Day Opportunities Team.  The team offers support and reablement to older people and people with a Physical or Sensory Disability.

We are seeking an innovative, resourceful person who can use their initiative and has good interpersonal skills to join our team.

You will have your own caseload, have responsibility to assess, support, research venues, and enable people to achieve agreed outcomes in engaging with their community.

You will need to demonstrate an ability to respond sensitively to individual’s physical and personal care needs as well as having a positive can do attitude with strong communication skills.

You will need a full valid driving licence, and have daily use of a car for business use.

If you would like further information regarding this post, please contact Dawn Harries on Tel. 029 20537344

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

This vacancy is suitable for post share.

As well as four permanent positions, there is also a one-year, temporary position to cover a secondment.

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. 

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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