Under 25? STAR Communities First is advertising for a Trainee Development Worker

STAR Communitites First is looking for a Trainee Development Worker to assist with the smooth running of their Community Hub and support the team to deliver activities and projects in Splott and in the wider community.

The post holder will have excellent IT skills and be responsible for monitoring the community use laptops and basic maintenance of them as well as supporting the community to use them.

This exciting opportunity will see the post holder working directly with the community, undertaking varied duties and gaining many new skills whilst being part of a friendly team.

The Trainee Development Worker post is open to anyone aged 16 to 24 years old and is based within the community of Splott, Tremorfa, Adamsdown and Roath.


35 hours per week

£8.25 per hour

Closing date: 21st October


Duties will include:

Provide reception cover for our community office: acting as first point of contact for people accessing the centre and dealing with enquiries.
Supporting the CF Assistant with management of bookings, volunteers and reporting issues and incidents.
Oversee the administration of volunteer paperwork – timesheets, timecredits etc.
Signposting the public to CF activities and other organisations where appropriate.
Monitoring the use of community laptops and reporting any issues to the IT department.
Support community members with general IT queries.
Supporting the CF team to deliver CF activities / projects.

Desirable personal qualities:

Excellent communicator – able to deal with people form a variety of backgrounds and cultures.
Good IT skills – including basic computer maintenance.
A team player – able to support colleagues wherever needed.
A positive person – have a friendly and approachable manner.
A genuine interest in helping other people.
Remain calm under pressure and be able to deal with a variety of different situations.
An understanding of equality and diversity.

Qualification(s) Required: No Minimum Requirements

STAR Communities First (CF) is a Welsh Government funded anti-poverty programme that helps people to improve their health, access learning and become more prosperous through a range of different projects.

To apply for the role please visit Careers Wales website.

You will need to create an account beforehand to apply for this position.


For more information ring Sarah Lucas on 02920 468488.

For more information on STAR CF services please visit the website.