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We're Hiring - D.I.Y/Woodworking/Upcycling Specialist

Updated: May 4, 2022

Calling DIY person with good, transferable D.I.Y. Woodworking and Upcycling skills.

We have the following available position at Llanrumney Hall:

1 x Community Support Staff.

P/T weekend working (Saturdays + Sundays)

Salary: to be discussed.

20 hours total: 9-5 Saturday. 9-5 Sunday. 4 hours planning and staff meetings mid-week.

The Role: Our Charity is seeking a new Community Support member of Staff to be based at Llanrumney Hall Community Centre. Your role will be to engage with people across a wide range of backgrounds and ages who want support to develop or enhance their life skills and opportunities.

Skills and Aptitude: The postholders will form part of a team. We need someone with the following skills to complement our existing team: D.I.Y skills; Woodworking skills; Upcycling skills and an ability to use them to engage with the community, help community members learn and develop their own skills to enhance their daily lives, help save good items (such as bicycles, tables, chairs etc..) from landfill.

Background: We have a People in Sheds community facility to provide the space for people to learn these types of useful activities and skills. We also have community facilities for people to learn Art and Craft ranges, Pottery, a Music Recording Studio, a Community Food Pantry, a gardening Polytunnel, 2 large community use Polytunnels, a Café and a Creche. A new MUGA (Multi Use Games Area) and a new Roundhouse Health and Wellbeing Centre will be arriving in the near future. All these community facilities add value to the fully restored Grade II* Listed building, Llanrumney Hall, which is open to the public 7 days per week, and offers a variety of activities, events and room hire facilities for local people, businesses, Cardiff and Vale College and local Schools, St. John’s Ambulance, Department of Work ‘Into Work support Scheme’ and local small businesses to operate from, and for visitors to the area.

We are seeking applications from those with the following:

  • Good written and oral skills, including report writing

  • Commitment and enthusiasm to add value for the benefit of the surrounding community

  • Good motivational and organisational skills

  • The ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a team

  • Excellent listening skills and confidence in talking to people both in groups and on a one-to-one basis.

  • Good timekeeping management.

  • Holiday working will be a requirements of the role -again on a rotational basis.

To apply, please contact Tony Gates Trust Manager via e mail or via a hand delivered application:

Telephone: 07307 587842

This post is supported by The Lottery People and Places.

We welcome applications from Welsh speakers.

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