Children And Young Peoples Mental Health Wellbeing Worker Jobs Vacancy at Barnardo Blaenau-Ffestiniog
- Children And Young Peoples Mental Health Wellbeing Worker
- Blaenau-Ffestiniog WLS
- 21 Oct, 2019 24 days ago
Barnardo Blaenau-Ffestiniog urgently required following position for Children And Young Peoples Mental Health Wellbeing Worker. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.
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Children And Young Peoples Mental Health Wellbeing Worker Jobs Vacancy at Barnardo Blaenau-Ffestiniog Jobs Details:
Are you ready for a new challenge? Do you have interest in working with children, young people and their families?
This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual to join Barnardo's as a Children and Young Peoples Mental Health and Wellbeing Worker at the Caban Bach, Barnardo's Cymru North Locality to support children and young people.
About the Caban Bach Service:
Caban Bach Barnardo's is a Family Centre providing support for families in the Meirionnydd area of Gwynedd. The Family Support Service is funded by Flying Start and Families First which are both Welsh Government initiatives. Caban Bach also provides childcare provision.
About the Role:
An exciting opportunity to develop the role of Children and Young Peoples Mental Health and Wellbeing Worker. The role will be a 6 month pilot to undertake an 8 week intervention programme with children and young people in the Meirionnydd area of the county with the intervention focusing on improving their mental health and wellbeing. You will work alongside the Family Support Workers focusing on your work on the children/young people while the Family Support Worker will focus on the parenting.
You will have: (essential criteria)
- NVQ level 2 or 3 in Childcare/Working with Children & Young People or equivalent qualification (D).
- Ability to communicate both verbally and written through the medium of Welsh.
- An awareness of factors impacting on and issues facing vulnerable children and young people and families (e.g. disadvantage, poverty, disability).
- Ability to listen to and communicate effectively with children and young people.
- a clear understanding and knowledge of issues effecting Children/Young Peoples mental health and wellbeing.
- Experience of team work is expected within the role.
You must demonstrate in your application that you currently use the skills outlined above, and in the Job Description/Person Specifications, or have used them previously in employment, education, training, volunteering etc.
Although this contract has a permanent status, please be aware that this post is subject to continued funding, currently until 31 March 2020, and therefore should this funding not be extended further, you may be subject to a redundancy consultation or a TUPE arrangement.