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.

Parenting Worker / Coordinator Role – Cardiff

To facilitate MAC’s parenting programs across delivery areas, providing support and interventions to a caseload of vulnerable children, young people (CYP), and families/carers. This will include MAC’s Parallel Lives, a 7-week therapeutic support program, which works with families to make commitments to work together to recognize individual behaviours and the impact they have on others and to tackle adolescent to parent violence in its many forms. The Cardiff-based coordinator will have additional responsibilities, including leading, promoting, and developing MAC’s portfolio of parenting programmes, case allocation, and supervision of a small team of parenting workers. The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong facilitation skills, have a solid understanding of safeguarding and risk management and have experience working with a caseload of vulnerable CYP and their families. These posts are funded by the Violence Prevention Unit.

To Apply

MAC is an equal opportunities employer, welcoming all applicants without discrimination. MAC is committed to safeguarding children and young people therefore some positions are subject to safer recruitment protocols, which may include police vetting or enhanced DBS (plus satisfactory references) before confirmation of appointment.

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

The closing date for all applications is 13 May 2022 (midday)

MAC reserves the right to close vacancies earlier if there is significant interest in the roles.

Parenting Worker – Swansea

To facilitate MAC’s parenting programs across delivery areas, providing support and interventions to a caseload of vulnerable children, young people (CYP), and families/carers. This will include MAC’s Parallel Lives, a 7-week therapeutic support program, which works with families to make commitments to work together to recognize individual behaviours and the impact they have on others and to tackle adolescent to parent violence in its many forms.

To Apply

MAC is an equal opportunities employer, welcoming all applicants without discrimination. MAC is committed to safeguarding children and young people therefore some positions are subject to safer recruitment protocols, which may include police vetting or enhanced DBS (plus satisfactory references) before confirmation of appointment.

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

The closing date for all applications is 13 May 2022 (midday)

MAC reserves the right to close vacancies earlier if there is significant interest in the roles.

Programme Director Accredited Learning Academi* – Cardiff

Based at the Wales Millennium Centre (WMC), this role will lead to an innovative collaboration between the WMC, CAVC, and MAC as delivery partners to realize our ambition to create the number one further education training programme for the creative industries in Wales, which will encompass accredited learning in creative media, film production, games design, performance, and music. The role will be responsible for leading the creation of an engaging curriculum and an environment for learning that is empowering, inclusive and holistic and will balance the emotional and learning needs of students, to inspire and enable them to realize their full potential. As the ideal candidate, you will be an experienced change/project manager at a senior level, with a solid understanding of education frameworks (specifically BTEC). Experience in one of the creative industries or development of learning within them is essential for this role.

MAC is an equal opportunities employer, welcoming all applicants without discrimination. MAC is committed to safeguarding children and young people therefore some positions are subject to safer recruitment protocols, which may include police vetting or enhanced DBS (plus satisfactory references) before confirmation of appointment.

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

The closing date for all applications is 30 April 2022 (midday)
MAC reserves the right to close vacancies earlier if there is significant interest in the roles.

Custody Suite Support (Motivational Interviewing) – Merthyr

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our multi-award-winning, pioneering, and growing organization at Media Academy Cymru. As part of Custody Suite Support (CSS), you will be providing support to children and young people (CYP), across the South Wales police force area, who have been arrested and brought to a custody suite.

Your role will be to raise awareness of appropriate support services that are available post custody. You will be responsible for assessing all eligible CYP, engaging with wider statutory services, seeking outcomes that are person-centered and appropriate for the individual; supporting them to do better, promoting their equality, diversity, and their rights at all times.

MAC is an equal opportunities employer, welcoming all applicants without discrimination. MAC is committed to safeguarding children and young people therefore some positions are subject to safer recruitment protocols, which may include police vetting or enhanced DBS (plus satisfactory references) before confirmation of appointment.

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

The closing date for all applications is Friday 08 April 2022 at 12pm (midday)

10-17 Divert (Criminal Justice Diversion) Case Manager – Vale of Glamorgan

MAC is delighted to be able to offer an exciting opportunity for a super-talented individual to join our team as a 10-17 Divert (Criminal Justice Diversion) case manager for the Vale of Glamorgan. This post offers the opportunity to be part of a multi-award-winning organization that champions youth work principles, which remain at the heart of everything we do.

The role will be to work as part of a dynamic, peripatetic team in partnership with Vale of Glamorgan Youth Offending Service to undertake full assessments of all children and young people (aged 10-17) who have been arrested for low-level offenses who are eligible for a Youth Restorative Disposal, in order to ascertain if a diversion away from more punitive disposals is appropriate. The aim of the role is to work with young people to address any unmet needs and engage them in interventions that will reduce the likelihood of further offending. This dynamic role is key to ensuring that children and young people are kept safe.

MAC is an equal opportunities employer, welcoming all applicants without discrimination. MAC is committed to safeguarding children and young people therefore some positions are subject to safer recruitment protocols, which may include police vetting or enhanced DBS (plus satisfactory references) before confirmation of appointment.

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

The closing date for all applications is Friday 08 April 2022 at 12pm (midday)

Social Media, Graphics Design and Business Admin Support – Cardiff x2

We are actively recruiting young people aged 16-20 for these roles and encourage applicants looking for their first step on their career ladder.

  • Starting Salary: £19,047.60
  • Hours: 37 per week (part time available)
  • Term: Immediate start available /Fixed term for up to 12 months
  • Closing Date: 13 May 2022

Working within the heart of the organization, 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 programme. 

MAC is an equal opportunities employer, welcoming all applicants without discrimination. MAC is committed to safeguarding children and young people therefore some positions are subject to safer recruitment protocols, which may include police vetting or enhanced DBS (plus satisfactory references) before confirmation of appointment.

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

The closing date for all applications is Friday 13th May 2022 at 12 pm (midday)