The Boys and Young Men Youth service is designed to deliver a male specific youth service to support males at risk of exploitation and provide activities which include, group work, 1:2:1 support, access to programmes which include; DJ, presenting and production skills through Radio Cardiff. It consists of identifying, assessing, engaging and providing support packages for males.
Safer Wales are Equal Opportunities employers, therefore we would be grateful if you went to our website to complete and return the application form.
16 hours per week. *Fixed 1 year, maybe extended pending further funding. *Job share considered.
This vacancy is subject to Enhanced DBS.
Job Outline: Project worker (Male Support)
- To work with vulnerable young males at risk of exploitation and provide activities which include, group work, 1:2:1 support, access to programmes which include; DJ, presenting and production skills through Radio Cardiff.
- To support, assess and be responsible for the care management and support of a caseload of young men and boys: working with them in 1-2-1 and in group settings as appropriate.
- To empower and support young people
- Empower young people to share their experiences, to build their confidence, understand their rights and responsibilities
- Contribute to funding reports and writing case studies
- To liaise with other professionals, community groups, public, third and private sector partners when appropriate to support vulnerable young people who are engaging with the programme.
- To share information with key partners to safeguard young people, as appropriate e.g. Children’s Services
- To support the running and the functions of the programme, ensuring that the ethos of providing a non-judgemental and safe environment for young people is maintained.
- To work with partners, to ensure effective networks and joined up services.
- To compile data and complete all documentation that pertains to the range of duties associated with this role.
- To submit verbal or written reports when requested by management.
Working for Safer Wales
Safer Wales is committed to providing a supportive and pleasant working environment through policies which acknowledge work/life balance, including:-
Payments and benefits
Our Employees benefit from:
- A competitive salary
- Flexible working and part-time working hours (family-friendly) where possible
- Generous personal pension scheme – Safer Wales pays 10%, the employee pays 5% of salary.
- Life Assurance Scheme – death in service benefit of four times salary
- An annual leave entitlement of 22 days annual leave, which increases for by 1 day up to a maximum of 27 days annual leave, plus 11 privilege/public and bank holidays
- Westfield Health Foresight Care Cash Plan
- Extended paid maternity and paternity leave
- Parental/Dependant’s leave
- Free refreshments for all staff (only on site)
A commitment to continuing professional development and lifelong learning which includes:-
- Corporate induction programme
- Comprehensive in-house core skills training programme
- Mandatory training programme
- Regular supervision
- Annual Appraisal
- Payment of professional fees – where appropriate
- Paid study and exam leave – where appropriate
- Funding for external training courses relevant to role
- Funding for additional vocational and professional qualifications relevant to role
- Conference/training attendance relevant to role.
Please go to the Safer Wales website to view the role description, complete an application and equal opportunities form.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.