Vacancies

So you’d like to join MAC? We have a variety of roles currently available. Please see the job specifications below. If you’d like any further information regarding any of these roles, please email melanie@mediaacademycymru.wales.

BTEC Level 1 Digital Media Production Tutor

Media Academy Cymru (MAC), in partnership with Cardiff and Vale (CAVC) is delighted to be able to offer a freelance opportunity to be part of an award-winning young person’s voluntary organisation. Your role will be to deliver our BTEC Level 1 in the Digital Media Production course. This role is challenging and demanding, but equally rewarding. The ideal candidate will have experience in working with diverse young people and media skills, including Adobe Creative Cloud, recording equipment, and editing software. Teaching experience or teaching qualification is essential. A Level 3 Certificate in Essential Skills Practitioners (or working towards) is desirable but not essential.

Location – Barry, Vale of Glamorgan
Hours – 25 hours per week, with three teaching days
Rate – £17 – £20 an hour
Duration – September 2022 – July 2023 (Term time only)

Please email your CV and cover letter to: melanie@mediaacademycymru.wales
The closing date for CV submission is the 26th of September 2022 at 12pm (midday)

Freelance Children and Young Person’s Counsellor – Swansea

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our multi-award-winning, pioneering and growing organisation at Media Academy Cymru (MAC). As part of the Swansea team, you will provide a high quality, accessible and professional counselling service for children and young people (CYP) presenting psychological and emotional issues. To provide a safe space and trusting relationships for CYP.  To organise flexible sessions according to the needs of the CYP, offering appropriate assessments and ongoing counselling support.

Role Outline:

To provide a high quality, accessible and professional counselling service for children and young people (CYP) presenting psychological and emotional issues. To provide a safe space and trusting relationships for CYP.  To organise flexible sessions according to the needs of the CYP, offering appropriate assessments and ongoing counselling support.  

For further information and/or an application please contact: melanie@mediaacademycymru.wales or call 02920 667668

Social Media, Graphics Design and Business Admin Support – Swansea

Role Outline:

Working within the heart of the organisation, as a social media, graphic design and business administrator, you will play a pivotal role in the day-to-day support of the organisation by providing wide-ranging, invaluable and interesting support to the whole MAC team. You will help design innovative and engaging creative content including recruitment campaigns, social media content, project documentation and other promotional materials for publication. You will have the opportunity to gain or further develop key business skills with a comprehensive, bespoke training and induction

If you are interested in applying for any of these posts or have any questions, please email melanie@mediaacademycymru.wales  

Custody Suite Support – Merthyr

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our multi-award-winning, innovative and growing organisation as a Custody Suite Support (C.S.S.) located in Merthyr.

Role Outline:

Based within the custody suite, your role would be to support children and young people (CYP) within the criminal justice system who have been arrested, utilising a new C.S.S. motivational interviewing methodology to engage and motivate them to encourage behavioural change. The new intervention will be underpinned by the 4 principles of motivational interviewing seeking to shift CYP’s thinking to accept support from services in a more productive way when released. The role will also involve offering support externally to the custody suite on any identified needs. You will build professional relationships and work closely with our many partners, including the police, violence prevention unit, youth justice service, health services, education establishments, local authority, and universal support and voluntary services.As an ideal candidate you will be resilient, highly skilled and motivated, with an understanding of the many issues and challenges facing vulnerable children and young people, particularly those that can lead to further involvement in the Youth Justice System. You will have demonstrable risk formulation and safeguarding experience. A qualification in youth work (or equivalent) is essential.The role is subject to police vetting as access to custody suites is required.

For further information and/or an application please contact: melanie@mediaacademycymru.wales or call 02920 667668

The closing date for CV submission is 31st of October 2022 at 12pm (midday)

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