EYST Wales is an award-winning and unique, beneficiary-led voluntary organisation supporting ethnic minority young people, individuals and families across Wales. A vacancy has arisen for a part-time Female* Family Support Worker to deliver the Orientation Service for the Refugee Resettlement Programme on behalf of Powys County Council. This service delivers an orientation and resettlement service to refugee families resettled to Newtown, Powys under the Home Office Resettlement Programme. We are looking to recruit a Female * Family Support Worker working 14 hours a week for a salary of £8,400 -£9,600 per annum dependent on experience (£21,000 to £24.000 pro rata). The successful post holder will be skilled in supporting vulnerable people and empowering vulnerable people to achieve independence, a car owner/driver and have strong local knowledge of Newtown have a good working knowledge of the welfare benefits system. We will also consider and actively encourage secondments to the post – (if applying as a secondment please ensure you have your employer’s agreement before applying). This is currently funded until March 2022, subject to further funding.
(*We require a female worker as a Genuine Occupational Requirement in accordance with the Equality Act 2010) See attached for full Job Description and Person Specification. To apply please complete and return the attached application form to recruitment(at)eyst.org.uk by TIME & DATE 21/04/2021 @ 5pm. Interviews will take place week commencing DATE 03/05/2021. For an informal discussion about these posts please call Helal Uddin on 07411 897909 or email helal(at)eyst.org.uk