• Testun: Cymorth
  • Oriau: Full time
  • Cytundeb: Parhaol
  • Math o gyflog: Annual
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Cynnydd Youth Engagement Worker

Cyngor Castell-nedd Port Talbot
Contract Type: Fixed Term post until 31/03/2026

Hours: Full Time 37 hours per week

Location of post: Allocated school

We are currently looking for a Cynnydd Youth Engagement Worker to join our team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for working with children and young people to improve their engagement in education. They will hold a caseload, plan, facilitate, monitor and evaluate a range of interventions to support the needs of children and young people in a strengths based person centred approach.

The main duties of the post;

This post will target children and young people most at risk of disengagement from education and therefore, by association, be at the highest risk of becoming not in education, employment of training (NEET).

You will have experience in/of;

Engaging with young people in order to build positive relationships in a school setting. You will have experience of delivering a range of interventions in order to address areas of concern, linked to disengagement and behavioural needs.

You will also have experience of adopting a multi-agency approach in order to best support the young people and their families.

Ideally you will have;

This post requires a formal qualification e.g. A Youth Work qualification or equivalent.

EWC membership.

If you think that you have the necessary experience and qualifications for this role, we would love to hear from you.

For an informal discussion, please contact Neil Davies on


DBS requirements:
  • This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check
Neath Port Talbot Council is totally committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our schools/employees are equally committed to ensuring the safety and protection of all children and young people/vulnerable adults and will take action to safeguard their wellbeing.

The recruitment process for this post will be underpinned by rigorous safer recruitment assessment to ensure that children and young people are protected.

Welsh Language skills are not required.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh, applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

We offer a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates who have a disability and armed forces veterans.

At Team NPT, we all work together to serve the people, communities and businesses of Neath Port Talbot.

We are committed to providing training opportunities and the professional development of all our employees.

We look forward to welcoming you to Team NPT