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  • Salary Range: £20,000.00 - £25,000.00
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About The Service
Cardiff Council delivers over 700 different services to our citizens, visitors, and businesses across the City. As a local government organisation, our customers depend on us to deliver our essential services every day and, whether employed in a customer facing, technical, trade or support role, our employees help us to make a difference to the communities we serve.

As it is important that our workforce better reflects the communities we serve, you must live in Cardiff to apply for this role and you can check your postcode falls within the boundaries of Cardiff here:

Our Youth Service Digital Youth Work Team is looking to employ a Corporate Apprentice (Level 2) based at North Ely Youth Centre, Pethybridge Road, Cardiff CF5 4DP to contribute to our Service helping us to deliver youth work provisions for young people aged 11-25 and consists of a talented and enthusiastic team of professional youth workers who operate across the city. This set up consists of youth centres, specialist provisions, youth mentoring and street-based youth work teams that all provide a wide variety of creative opportunities and experiences that encourage the participation and development of young people in communities. All teams promote a strong connection between targeted and universal youth work that ensures there is a consistent offer of support to young people when they need it.

The Digital Youth Work Team works with young people across the city to develop a digital offer that is needs led and co-produced with young people. The offer consists of digital youth work activity/opportunities and developing digital literacy skills. The aim of this team is to work closely with an editorial group to ensure that young people have access to youth service provisions. This team will support staff members within the service and work with other stakeholders to increase access to youth services.

This role may involve home working and you will be encouraged to develop the skills to support this. Where homeworking is required, you will be given the necessary equipment however, you will need to arrange your own internet connectivity.

You can apply for this role if you have not already gained the apprenticeship qualification (or NVQ) offered in this role, at the same Level or higher.

Graduates are eligible to apply for Apprenticeship roles offering a minimum of a Level 3 Apprenticeship Qualification and provided their degree is in a different subject.

About the job
In this Corporate Apprentice (Level 2) role you will learn to:

support our service and will learn to develop the skills you need to fully contribute to our service and become part of a staff team who are responsible for supporting young people to develop holistically.

You will gain experience within a variety of youth work settings including Street Based Youth Work, Open Access provision, small groups and one-to-one youth work, targeted support and Digital Youth Work.

You will be working with young people face to face to facilitate their personal, social and educational development, to enable them to develop their voice, influence and place in society and to reach their full potential.

You will assist in the day-to-day administration and will be required to carry out a number of IT based tasks and be happy to use a computer to create documents using a variety of software.

You will assist in the delivery of exciting programmes/projects face-to-face or virtually that promotes participation and also assist in the provision of information, support and guidance for young people in the locality.

Full training will be provided and our Team will help and encourage you to develop in the role and you will be encouraged to take on a variety of duties. You will receive supervision and on the job training and will have a named mentor to support you to deliver an efficient and effective service in a positive, customer-focused manner.

The Corporate Apprentice & Trainee Scheme also provides opportunities to enhance your transferrable skills to help support your career progression.

Many of our teams have moved to online and homeworking working and you will be encouraged to develop the skills to support this. Where homeworking is required, you will be given the necessary equipment however, you will need to arrange your own internet connectivity (some support may be available to help with this).

Although you will be provided with a base, you will be required to work from various locations in accordance with the needs of the role. This will include evening work each week and occasional weekend work.

This role includes a Welsh Government Apprenticeship Framework Qualification in Youth Work at Level 2. *Please check your eligibility to apply for this role using the information listed in the Additional Information section below and in the Person Specification for this role.

What We Are Looking For From You
Our customers depend on us to keep delivering services even in the most challenging of times. We are looking for individuals who are interested in our work, keen to learn in the role and in helping us making a difference to our customers by delivering exceptional public services in Cardiff.

Our Corporate Apprentices gain valuable experience working for the largest Council in Wales. Whilst we cannot guarantee that the appointed candidate will go on to secure a further role at the end of this initial contract, they will be supported and encouraged to take advantage of the many opportunities available within our organisation, in order to progress their career.

If after reading the job description, you have any questions about the role please contact Dayle Luce, Senior Youth Officer, Digital Youth Work Team, Tel: 07929776344.

Additional information
You may be able to apply for other Corporate Apprentice roles offering a different qualification route, or our Corporate Trainee roles (or other Council vacancies) provided you meet the essential criteria. Please check our other vacancies at

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Safeguarding and Child Protection are key priorities for the Council. We aim to support children and vulnerable adults to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be. Our services and schools are committed to ensuring the safety and protection of all children and vulnerable adults, and will take action to safeguard their well-being, and acknowledge that children and vulnerable adults have a right to protection. This is supported in the general ethos of the Council and all schools.

This post is temporary for 18 months if worked full time, or longer if worked part time. Most roles are based on a 37 hour week although many roles can be worked on a part time basis and at least 16 hours per week for apprentice roles.

When completing your online application, you should tailor your application to the role by giving examples, in the Supporting Information section, of how you meet each of the essential criteria listed on the Person Specification. You should also state how you meet any desirable criteria as we may use these to shortlist should we receive a large volume of applicants meeting all the essential criteria. The Supporting Information section of the online application form is limited to 4,000 characters - you can upload additional Supporting Information but please do not submit a CV as this is unlikely to provide the information needed. Please read the guidance on how to apply.

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If you need help with your application please contact our Into Work Services Team at .

We welcome applications in both English and Welsh. Applications received in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than English applications.

Please note the Council does not accept CV's. When completing the supporting information section of your application, please ensure you refer to the below located on our website :

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