Job title:                              Youth Support Services Manager
Contract:                             Permanent, full time
Salary:                                 £28,000 pa
Location:                             Based in West Wales – Cardigan, Ceredigion, SA43 1DW

Area 43 (Cardigan Youth Project) is an inspirational charity, which runs a Drop-in Centre in Cardigan, providing information, support and training to young people aged 14-25 and counselling services to those aged 5-30. Founded as a community needs-led project in 1996 we have been at the centre of the Third Sector in West Wales for more than 20 years. Area 43 provides a safe, fun, informative and inspiring environment for young people to access support; empowering young people to express themselves by engaging with the issues that affect them directly.

Area 43 will be launching its new youth café provision, providing safe spaces in a fun informal manner to young people in the area, and we are seeking applicants for a Youth Support Services Manager, to be based within the youth café, to oversee the provision of information and support to young people and delivery activities.  The role will include a shift-based pattern covering between 11-7 Monday to Saturday.

To coordinate, and manage the provision of The Youth Cafe and take a leading role in ensuring young people have access to a wide range of services to improve their emotional, mental health and overall wellbeing.

Key responsibilities: 
  • Management of Area 43’s Youth Café to provide information and support to young people
  • Creating and running activities in conjunction with young people
  • Empowering young people to put forward their ideas for service delivery
  • Engaging young people, both face to face and virtually
  • Promoting and managing a safe, inclusive environment for drop-in provision
As well as a demonstrable and genuine interest in the work of Area 43, the successful candidate will have experience of/demonstrate:
  • Previous experience in a management role with wide-ranging responsibility
  • Previous experience working with young people
  • Able to be caring, sensitive and patient while supporting people to be as independent as possible.
  • Enthusiasm to make a difference to people’s lives
  • Ability to listen, understand and respond to people, always putting the person that is being supported first.
  • Ability to get on well with people and work in harmony with others, by both challenging and helping people to develop and learn from their experiences.
  • Ability to be flexible and open to new challenges, ideas, and experiences
  • Ability to demonstrate Area 43’s values and behaviours

If you would like to receive an Information Pack for this role with details on how to apply, or for an informal conversation, please contact dropin@area43.co.uk

Please note: responding to this advertisement will not in itself be considered an application. We will need a CV and a supporting statement, addressing the full person specification in the information pack.

Closing date for applications: 5th November 2021

 

Job title:                      Youth Support Worker

Contract:                    Permanent, 28 Hours per week
Salary:                        £18,000 pa (pro rata)
Location:                    Based in West Wales – Cardigan, Ceredigion, SA43 1DW                              

Area 43 (Cardigan Youth Project) is an inspirational charity, which runs a Drop-in Centre in Cardigan, providing information, support and training to young people aged 14-25 and counselling services to those aged 5-30. Founded as a community needs-led project in 1996 we have been at the centre of the Third Sector in West Wales for more than 20 years. Area 43 provides a safe, fun, informative and inspiring environment for young people to access support; empowering young people to express themselves by engaging with the issues that affect them directly.

Now in 2021, Area 43 will be launching its new youth café provision, providing safe spaces in a fun informal manner to young people in the area, and we are seeking applicants for a Youth Support Worker, to be based within the youth café, to provide information and support to young people and delivery activities.  The role will include a shift-based pattern covering between 11-7 Monday to Saturday.

Key responsibilities:

 Providing information and support to young people accessing drop-in

  • Creating and running activities in conjunction with young people
  • Empowering young people to put forward their ideas for service delivery
  • Engaging young people, both face to face and virtually
  • Promoting and managing a safe, inclusive environment for drop-in provision
As well as a demonstrable and genuine interest in the work of Area 43, the successful candidate will have experience of/demonstrate:
  • Previous experience in a supporting role with wide-ranging responsibility
  • Previous experience working with young people
  • Able to be caring, sensitive and patient while supporting people to be as independent as possible.
  • Enthusiasm to make a difference to people’s lives
  • Ability to listen, understand and respond to people, always putting the person that is being supported first.
  • Ability to get on well with people and work in harmony with others, by both challenging and helping people to develop and learn from their experiences.
  • Ability to be flexible and open to new challenges, ideas, and experiences
  • Ability to demonstrate Area 43’s values and behaviours

If you would like to receive an Information Pack for this role with details on how to apply, or for an informal conversation, please contact dropin@area43.co.uk

Please note: responding to this advertisement will not in itself be considered an application. We will need a CV and a supporting statement, addressing the full person specification in the information pack.

Closing date for applications: Friday 5th November 2021

 

Job title:                      Peer Network and Engagement Support Worker
Contract:                    Fixed term, full time
Salary:                        £18,000 pa
Location:                    Based in West Wales – Cardigan, Ceredigion, SA43 1DW

Area 43 (Cardigan Youth Project) is an inspirational charity, which runs a Drop-in Centre in Cardigan, providing information, support and training to young people aged 14-25 and counselling services to those aged 5-30. Founded as a community needs-led project in 1996 we have been at the centre of the Third Sector in West Wales for more than 20 years. Area 43 provides a safe, fun, informative and inspiring environment for young people to access support; empowering young people to express themselves by engaging with the issues that affect them directly.

Now in 2021, Area 43 will be launching its new youth café provision, providing safe spaces in a fun informal manner to young people in the area, and we are seeking applicants for a Youth Support Worker, to be based within the youth café, to provide information and support to young people and delivery activities.  The role will include a shift-based pattern covering between 11-7 Monday to Saturday.

Key responsibilities: 
  • Providing information and support to young people accessing the youth café about peer support
  • Creating and running a network of peer support groups in conjunction with young people
  • Empowering young people to put forward their ideas
  • Engaging young people, both face to face and virtually
  • Promoting and managing a safe, inclusive environment for peer support groups
As well as a demonstrable and genuine interest in the work of Area 43, the successful candidate will have experience of/demonstrate:
  • Previous experience in a supporting role with wide-ranging responsibility
  • Previous experience working with young people
  • Able to be caring, sensitive and patient while supporting people to be as independent as possible.
  • Enthusiasm to make a difference to people’s lives
  • Ability to listen, understand and respond to people, always putting the person that is being supported first.
  • Ability to get on well with people and work in harmony with others, by both challenging and helping people to develop and learn from their experiences.
  • Ability to be flexible and open to new challenges, ideas, and experiences
  • Ability to demonstrate Area 43’s values and behaviours

If you would like to receive an Information Pack for this role with details on how to apply, or for an informal conversation, please contact dropin@area43.co.uk

Please note: responding to this advertisement will not in itself be considered an application. We will need a CV and a supporting statement, addressing the full person specification in the information pack.

Closing date for applications: Friday 5th November

 

Job title:                     Finance Assistant
Contract:                     Permanent, (15 hrs)
Salary:                        £18,000 pa pro rata
Location:                    Based in West Wales – Cardigan, Ceredigion, SA43 1DW

Area 43 (Cardigan Youth Project) is an inspirational charity, which runs a Drop-in Centre in Cardigan, providing information, support and training to young people aged 14-25 and counselling services to those aged 5-30. Founded as a community needs-led project in 1996 we have been at the centre of the Third Sector in West Wales for more than 20 years. Area 43 provides a safe, fun, informative and inspiring environment for young people to access support; empowering young people to express themselves by engaging with the issues that affect them directly.

We currently have an opportunity for a Finance Assistant working within our busy Financial Services Team. The post holder will assist the Finance Officers with the day to day administration of the Operational Finance, including sales, purchase ledgers and invoicing and payroll.

Key responsibilities:
  • Accurate inputting of financial information into our accounting software Sage
  • Payroll administration
  • Purchasing, sales and petty cash ledgers
  • Completing all financial returns for the organisation.
  • Assisting with covering other duties of the Finance Operations Team to ensure that day-to-day activities are completed – as directed by the General Manager.
  • Offering excellent service throughout, identifying needs and requirements.
  • Produce and document statistics of the work in the Finance Operations Team.
  • To work with the Finance Operations Team in updating all procedure notes.
  • Any other duties related to the role as required.
As well as a demonstrable and genuine interest in the work of Area 43, the successful candidate will have experience of/demonstrate:
  • Previous experience in a supporting role with wide-ranging responsibility
  • Previous experience working with young people
  • Able to be caring, sensitive and patient while supporting people to be as independent as possible.
  • Enthusiasm to make a difference to people’s lives
  • Ability to listen, understand and respond to people, always putting the person that is being supported first.
  • Ability to get on well with people and work in harmony with others, by both challenging and helping people to develop and learn from their experiences.
  • Ability to be flexible and open to new challenges, ideas, and experiences
  • Ability to demonstrate Area 43’s values and behaviours

If you would like to receive an Information Pack for this role with details on how to apply, or for an informal conversation, please contact dropin@area43.co.uk

Please note: responding to this advertisement will not in itself be considered an application. We will need a CV and a supporting statement, addressing the full person specification in the information pack.

Closing date for applications: 5th November

 

Role:                                   Trustee
Contract:                             Voluntary
Location:                             Based in West Wales – Cardigan, Ceredigion, SA43 1DW          
                                            Reasonable travel expenses will be covered.
Commitment:                      Four board meetings a year plus ad hoc requirements
Overall purpose of the role:

As the board are responsible and liable for the governance and functioning of the charity, they are accountable in varying degrees to a variety of stakeholders, including: service users, members, funders, the Charity Commission, and Companies House. Close attention must be given to the governing document to ascertain the type of organisational structure and the range of interested parties.

  • To ensure that the charity and its representatives’ function within the legal and regulatory framework of the sector and in line with the organisations’ governing document, continually striving for best practice in governance.
  • To uphold the fiduciary duty invested in the position, undertaking such duties in a way that continually strives for best practice in governance.
  • To determine the overall direction and development of the charity through good governance and clear strategic planning
  • Promote public confidence and trust in the charity.

If you would like to receive an Information Pack for this role with details on how to apply, or for an informal conversation, please contact dropin@area43.co.uk

 

Job title:                     Counsellor
Contract:                     Variable
Salary:                        £105 per day
Location:                    Based in West Wales/Online

Area 43 is a well-established youth organisation, providing services to children and young people across West Wales.  As part of this provision, we provide counselling services in both schools and private settings to young people.  Area 43 is looking to recruit a counsellor, working peripatetically across the provision providing both face to face and online services, as required.  Candidates will be enthusiastic and passionate and hold a Counselling qualification at diploma or equivalent recognised by the British Association of Counsellors and Physiotherapists (BACP).

The post will be at certain locations within Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire or Online, to be confirmed.

To apply please send a CV and covering letter detailing how you meet the person specification to counselling@area43.co.uk.

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