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  1. [CLOSED] Job Opportunity: Community Support Officer

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    Cymraeg

    ProMo Cymru Ltd has a new and exciting opportunity for a Community Support Officer to join our enthusiastic team at Ebbw Vale Institute. 

    The successful candidate will be responsible for the creation and development of a Community Luncheon Club, Afternoon Film Club, and a Dementia Café to support people living with and affected by dementia.  

    Contract: 24 months fixed contract 

    Location: Ebbw Vale Institute 

    Salary: £24.410 pro-rata 

    Starting Salary:  £24,410 pro-rata 

    Hours: 17.5 hours per week 

    Job Description 

    We are eager to recruit an enthusiastic and well-organised Community Support Officer to further develop activities within EVI to: 

    – Create and develop a Community Luncheon Club 

    – Create and develop an Afternoon Film Club 

    – Create and develop a Dementia Café to support people living with and affected by dementia 

    – Engage with the local community to encourage participation in the new activities 

    – Work closely with the EVI team to support the community of Ebbw Vale and wider Blaenau Gwent through the development of services and activities 

    – Support the monitoring and reporting to UKSPF Community and Place through Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council 

    Employee Specification

    RequirementEssentialDesirableHow Identified/Assessed
     Education/Qualifications: Level 3 or above qualification    Application form
     Experience: Experience working in a similar role within the thrid sector/charity organisation  Application form and interview   
     Skills/Knowledge:-Microsoft Office i.e. Word, Excel and PowerPoint 
    -A good understanding of the third sector/charity organisations  
    -A good understanding of community development and the local area. 
              Application form, Presentation and interview 
     Personal Attributes:-Strong communication and interpersonal skills 
    -Enthusiasm 
    -Well-organised with the ability to coordinate a range of  projects 
       Interview 
     Other requirements:    Welsh speaker Application form 

    Closing Date: 7th February 2024 

    Contact:  info@promo.cymru 

    APPLY TODAY! Join the EVI team and help make a difference. Email your application form (below) to info@promo.cymru to apply.


    ProMo Cymru, charity and social enterprise, operates and is the custodian of the Ebbw Vale Institute. We are proud to have saved EVI for future community use.


    EVI is currently funded by the UK government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.*

    *The UK Shared Prosperity Fund is a central pillar of the UK government’s Levelling Up agenda and provides £2.6 billion of funding for local investment by March 2025. The Fund aims to improve pride in place and i

  2. 2024 EVI Hospitality Training Academy

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    Whether you’re looking to renew existing skills, acquire new ones, or embark on a new career in hospitality, this is the course for you!

    We’re excited to partner with Communities for Work Plus and Adult Learning Wales again to offer our free 2024 Hospitality Training Academy! Gain essential hospitality skills and accreditation for employment through our friendly, face-to-face course covering Food Safety, Customer Service, Health & Safety, First Aid, Barista Training, and more. Perfect for school leavers, business owners (and their team), those looking to retrain, and anyone interested in hospitality!

    This training opportunity is funded by the UK Government* and is free of charge to people living in Blaenau Gwent aged 16+. We strongly encourage you to attend the entire course and complete the academy. Click on our brochure below for full course details and scroll down to learn about last year’s Academy. Please email megan@promo.cymru with any questions!


    “Employing someone who I know has done this course would be very reassuring.”

    – Business Owner & 2022 Hospitality Academy Graduate



    “Great for my CV and future job applications. I’ve learnt lots of new skills and had new experiences. Also very helpful for my confidence!”

    – 2022 Hospitality Academy Graduate


    EVI’s 2022 Hospitality Academy

    We are also able to offer a number of follow up opportunities and can signpost you to additional support in seeking employment, work experience and so on. Communities For Work Plus can also provide you with a personal mentor who can apply for funding to help remove hurdles such as transport, training, and childcare to get you the training and jobs you need (T&Cs apply). Free lunch and refreshments will be provided free of charge throughout the course.

    Please email megan@promo.cymru with any questions!


    ProMo Cymru, charity and social enterprise, operates and is the custodian of the Ebbw Vale Institute. We are proud to have saved EVI for future community use.

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    This project is funded by the UK government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.*

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    *The UK Shared Prosperity Fund is a central pillar of the UK government’s Levelling Up agenda and provides £2.6 billion of funding for local investment by March 2025. The Fund aims to improve pride in place and increase life chances across the UK investing in communities and place, supporting local business, and people and skills. For more information, visit https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/uk-shared-prosperity-fund-prospectus

    

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