Health and Wellbeing Worker

    Published
    February 11, 2019
    Location
    Cardiff & the Vale, United Kingdom
    Category
    Job Type
    Closing Date
    2019/03/12
    Work Hours
    30 Hours Per Week
    Job Salary
    £21,933 - £25,741 per annum pro rata
    Salary Units
    Annually
    Reference
    CGL3044
    Region
    Cardiff & the Vale

    Description

    This post presents an exciting opportunity to become a part of an innovative service making a real difference to the lives of Young People in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan.

    The successful applicant will be part of a multi disciplinary, peripatetic team who will be working throughout Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan providing interventions which will support young people, their families and the wider community around a range of Health and Wellbeing issues. The service will focus on supporting good mental health, self- esteem, emotional resilience, issues related to physical health and wellbeing and substance misuse. Partnership and joint working is pivotal to the success of this service and so the team will work to support positive interagency working.

    Skills

    The service will be responsive to the needs of young people under 18 years of age who are engaging in risk taking behaviours and will also provide support for their families and carers.

    CGL believes in continuous improvement and putting service users at the heart of service delivery. You will have experience in the field and relevant qualifications specific to the role as stated on Job Descriptions and you will be committed to and able to demonstrate an ability to pro-actively engage children, young people and parents/carers.

    Experience Requirements

    Change Grow Live are committed to creating an inclusive environment, which celebrates difference and allows our staff and service users to flourish. We recruit the very best staff from a wide range of backgrounds, ensuring service users benefit from our diverse skills and expertise. We always work to the principles of fairness and equality of opportunity in all our recruitment processes.

    We also expect an assertive approach to ensuring the safety and well-being of all children, young people and adults, and applicants to these posts will need to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to best safeguarding practice.