CYM300b Support Worker (15HPW) x2 Posts, Community Links, Disability Services, Cardiff and Vale

04 May 2017
19 May 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

CYM300b Support Worker (15HPW) x2 Posts, Community Links, Disability Services, Cardiff and Vale

SALARY:    £6591 pa
GRADE:      P18B
HOURS:      15 HPW - days and hours to be agreed

Community Links was first established in 1984 in order to provide family-based short breaks for children with learning disabilities.  The service is registered as a Fostering Agency with the Care & Social Services Inspectorate for Wales.  They are a government agency responsible for inspecting the service against a set of standards, thus ensuring high quality.  Community Links works in partnership with Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan local authorities and each area provides a mixture of overnight and non-overnight care for children.

The main purpose of this role is to help disabled children and young people to participate in a wide range of activities, either in their local communities or as a Sitting service in their homes.  The purpose is to assist in inclusion, widen opportunities and to enhance their personal development.  This will involve working with specific individual children and young people on a regular, flexible basis.

It is essential that the successful Post Holder has;
-  The willingness to work towards gaining the above QCF Level 2 Diploma qualification
-  Knowledge of activities which are appropriate to children and young people.
-  An understanding of the needs of disabled children and young people
- The ability to work flexible hours which will be primarily weekends evenings
- The ability to travel throughout the locality to meet the requirements of the post
-  The ability to work both independently and as a member of a team
- The ability to deal with problems sensibly, quickly and confidently and whilst under stress.

Although this contract has a permanent status, please be aware that this post is subject to continued funding  and therefore should this funding not be extended further, you may be subject to a redundancy consultation or a TUPE arrangement.

For further information and to apply, please visit searching for reference CYM300b. 

Closing Date: 19th May 2017
Interview Date(s): 30th May 2017