Support Worker

You will predominantly be working with young people under 18, who have experience of self-harm. You will play a key role in providing them with support and advocacy both on a 1-2-1 basis and within a group setting: working with them to develop their emotional skills which will allow them to cope more effectively with the difficulties in their lives.

Church Army – The Amber Project
Closing Date: 27 May 2024

Summary:

You will predominantly be working with young people under 18, who have experience of self-harm. You will play a key role in providing them with support and advocacy both on a 1-2-1 basis and within a group setting: working with them to develop their emotional skills which will allow them to cope more effectively with the difficulties in their lives.

About us:

The Amber Project exists to support any young person (aged 14-25) in Cardiff and the surrounding areas who has experience of self-harm and/or is trans, non-binary or gender questioning. Our Constellation element works with young peopled aged 12-25. Since The Amber Project was established in 2002, individual support and creative workshops have been key elements of our work with young people.

Church Army is our parent organisation, working to transform communities across the UK & Ireland. Our work is unconditional, tackling social deprivation through partnership and collaboration to help empower individuals and communities.

Job Role:

You will predominantly be working with young people under 18, who have experience of self-harm. You will play a key role in providing them with support and advocacy both on a 1-2-1 basis and within a group setting: working with them to develop their emotional skills which will allow them to cope more effectively with the difficulties in their lives.

The post would suit an experienced support worker who can focus on inclusivity for young people. You will need to be able to work within a non-discriminatory framework, ensuring the services are provided in a qualitative, responsive and accessible manner.

Additional information:

Location: Cardiff

Salary: £13,406 per annum (£26,812 per annum FTE)

Contract: Fixed contract – 12 months

Hours: 20 hours across the week. Working pattern to be agreed with the line manager but will include late afternoons and early evenings to facilitate meeting with young people outside of school hours and attending workshops. Occasional weekends.

Closing Date: 27th May 2024

Interview Date: 11th June 2024

The successful candidate for this post will be the subject of an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) check.

To Apply:

Download the Application Pack here

Download the Application Form here

To apply, please upload your completed application form on our website https://www.amberproject.org.uk/, or email it to  recruitment@churcharmy.org

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