Job Ref: CYM394
Based: Flintshire Services, Barnardos Cymru, 82 - 84 High Street, Mold, CH7 1BH
Part Time: Variable hours per week
Salary: £8.45 per hour
Barnardo's Flintshire Young Carers Service provides a range of interventions across the borough of Flintshire. Services will include interventions, information and advice, support and development for children and young people. The work will be undertaken by working in groups and on a 1-1 basis.
The main purpose of this role will be to support children and young people under the age of 18 who have caring responsibilities for their parents, siblings or other family members through the provision of respite services.
Your main responsibilities will involve:
-Participating in the planning of activities.
-To take responsibility for the safety and wellbeing of children and young people in your care.
-To be responsible for the expenditure of group activities and maintaining simple financial records to be submitted to the Service.
-To help identify suitable venues for group activities.
The successful post holder will have:
-An understanding of issues affecting young people in general and particularly young carers.
-Experience of planning and safely carrying out activities.
-To ensure that young people are effectively involved in planning services.
-To be receptive to new ideas and to challenging discriminatory attitudes.
-The ability to work evenings, during school holidays and weekends
It is essential that you have the ability to travel throughout the locality to meet the requirements of the post.
Barnardo's will endeavour to offer you employment in the capacity set out above from time to time. However, there will be periods when no work is available. We have no obligation to provide you with any work, or to provide any minimum hours of work in any day or week. In addition, you are not required to accept work offered by us to you.
This is an ongoing vacancy; applications will be reviewed on a regular basis. Shortlisting and interviews will be arranged accordingly, please return your application ASAP.
Please note the deadline for applications is 12 noon on the closing date.
We believe in embracing equality diversity and inclusion
Pre-employment Checks: Any Employment with Barnardo's will be subject to the following checks prior to your start date:
- Receipt of References satisfactory to Barnardo's.
- A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check (if applicable to the role)
- If you have been living/travelling outside of the UK for 6 months or more a Certificate of Good Conduct (CGC) will be required if applicable to the role
It is also very important when filling in the reference section of the application form that you ensure that you supply the referee details of all your employment experience covering the last five years, please use an extra A4 sheet if required. Please also indicate any gaps of employment in the appropriate section.
If you wish to download your application form and send it via the Royal Mail or deliver by hand please send to Cymru People Team, Barnardo's Cymru, Trident Court, East Moors Road, Cardiff CF24 5TD. Tel: 029 20493387. Or email hrrecruitCYMRU@barnardos.org.uk
FOR QUERIES RELATING TO THIS VACANCY PLEASE CALL 02920 493 387.
Please note we can only receive application forms in Word or PDF format; please do not attach application forms via SkyDrive. (CV's are accepted to support your application form ONLY).
To apply, please return the completed application form by email to the address below, quoting the job ref CYM394 in the subject line.
Interview Date(s): TBC