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For an application pack and full job description in Word please contact: info@westwalesdas.org.uk or download a PDF application form above. CV’s will not be accepted.

It’s estimated that 133,053 children in Wales have experienced or witnessed domestic abuse. These adverse childhood experiences can have a huge impact on children and young people, but referral options are limited due to the lack of specialist CYP support available.

To address this need, Cyfannol Women’s Aid, Calan DVS, Cardiff Women’s Aid, Gorwel and West Wales DAS have come together to deliver the Ar Trac project to children aged 5-16 across 10 counties in Wales, thanks to funding from Welsh Government.

Ar Trac will support children and young people who are exhibiting difficulties with their family and peer relationships, having experienced domestic abuse. As such we are recruiting experienced CYP workers who will support and deliver training to children and young people.

What you will need to succeed in this role….

You will provide CYP Support Worker experience and have knowledge of working within a charity or public sector organisation, where you have successfully mentored and/or supported children and young people. You will have a comprehensive awareness of domestic abuse and be experienced in developing training activities and be comfortable delivering training for children and young people. You will have knowledge and experience in making your group sessions successful in building confidence and self-esteem. As you may be travelling and working across Wales, you ideally will be a Welsh speaker or have the desire to learn conversational Welsh.

Your personality….. 

You will be confident with the ability to work with all age groups, have great interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to build relationships and work collaboratively with a wide range of delivery partners, academic institutions and children/young people. You will be highly organised, adaptable to change, robust, resilient and enjoy motivating individuals with a passion to support children and young people. 

If you want to be part of a pioneering project working across Wales to make a difference to the lives of children and young people impacted by Domestic Abuse, this is the role for you.

What you receive in return….

You will be joining a growing value-based organisation which offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package, which varies between partners.

We welcome applications from all areas of the community; however, we particularly encourage applications from members of our BAME community as well as individuals with disabilities who are currently under-represented within our workforce.  

The above role is exempt under the Equality Act 2010 pursuant to Schedule 9, Part 1. Registered Charity No: 1131539 – open to female applicants only.  A disclosure obtained through the Disclosure and Barring Service is required for all posts.

 

Closing date: Monday 01 November 2021, 10am 

Interviews to be held on the 05 November. Interviews may be held in Aberystwyth or over Microsoft Teams. 

Salary: Between £20,500k and £22,500 full time equivalent dependant on expertise.

Maternity Cover post is fixed-term contract up to end of August 2022. This post is based in Ceredigion and is available for 30 hours per week.

An enhanced DBS is required, plus a full clean driving licence and access to your own vehicle.

To apply for the role please request an application form from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 If you would like to have an informal chat about the role, please contact Michelle Pooley CEO West Wales Domestic Abuse Service on 07415 098687.

 

 

Funders 2020