Advert for Engagement Officer at Voices From Care

Voices From Care represents the views, rights and experiences of children and young people who are or have been looked after in Wales.

Voices From Care aims to ensure that young people's voices are heard by decision and policy makers in Wales.

Voices From Care are looking to recruit in the following vacancy in South Wales:

Queens Young Leadership Engagement Officer – Full-time
Salary: £20,157 per annum. Office based in Cardiff.

This post is funded by Queens Young Leadership Programme and the Welsh Government.

The main aims of this role are:

To support young people in training, educations and employment opportunities as well as develop participation groups and workshops in order that more young people can be engaged from across Wales, have their say as well as influence change. To establish groups of young people who will be influential in decision making processes to improve life opportunities for the looked after community and care leavers.

You will have experience of direct work with young people; you will hold a relevant professional qualification, with a sound knowledge of children's rights.

Please Quote Reference: VFC – QYL-1

To comply with VFC's Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy, all successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS (CRB) Disclosure check. VFC operates robust safe procedures to enusre the protection of the children, young people and and vulnerable adults we work with.

For an application form visit our website at Kindly e-mail completed application to:

Closing date for applications: 9am on 29th January 2016
VFC is an equal opportunities employer

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