Youth Development Officer - Cardiff / Wrexham
Young Adults (18-25)
Salary: £20,190 to £25,367
Based: Cardiff/Wrexham (occasional home working)
Hours: Full Time 35 hours per week.
Temporary until 30th September 2021
We are seeking a Youth Development Officer for Young Adults in our Children and Young People’s Department to oversee the development and delivery of our opportunities for Young Adults.
Due to external funding available until 30th September 2021, we have this new and exciting role for someone who is dedicated to improving services for Young People aged 18-25. St John Ambulance Cymru runs two successful programmes for Children and Young People, Badgers (5-10) and Cadets (10-18). Young Adults are offered two award schemes – the Amalfi Challenge and The Duke of Edinburgh. The post holder will be given flexibility to influence policy and procedure and even create their own Young Adult provision should they wish. The role will support our current work and seek to provide new opportunities and promote good practice. The Youth Development Officer: Young Adults will be a point of contact, advice and support for the organisation’s Young Adults.
The post holder will be a confident creative problem solver who can bring lots of new ideas to our charity. You’ll be passionate and ready to hit the ground running. You’ll have experience of working with Young People and be able to bring knowledge and experience to our evolving team.
We can offer a great place to work, the scope to make a difference and competitive benefits. You will work with a number of departments and influence our practice and opportunities for Young Adults across the organisation.
St John Ambulance Cymru is Wales’ leading first aid charity. We believe that everyone who needs first aid should receive it. With 4,500 volunteers – many of those being 25 and under, our organisation is supported by commercial training, supplies and ambulance services, we are a complex and diverse group offering a really exciting challenge to the right person.
Closing date for applications is Monday 26th April 2021.
Interviews will be held Tuesday 4th- Friday 7th May 2021