C3SC Vacancies

We are seeking to appoint a motivated and committed person to the following post:

Third Sector Development Officer

Salary: £25,056 p.a. – £26,556 p.a., 37 Hours (full-time)

To promote and provide services, support and advice to local charities, community groups and social enterprises and foster relationships between the local voluntary sector and public bodies, promote social action and make sure local communities have a voice.

Download the application pack here

If you have any questions regarding this role, please contact Mary Duckett or Mair Henry on 029 2048 5722 or by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Applications by CV will not be accepted.

Closing date: 12pm on Monday the 17th July

Interview date: Tuesday 25th July

Cardiff Third Sector Council strives to be an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications that reflect the diversity of the communities in which we work. Job share will be considered.

Trustees needed at C3SC

Do you have a passion for the Third Sector in Cardiff? Do you have an interest in supporting communities? Do you want to ‘give something back’ to your local community?  

C3SC is the infrastructure organisation for the Third Sector in Cardiff. Our mission is to champion and strengthen local Third Sector organisations – charities, voluntary organisations, community groups and social enterprises – and to achieve our vision of a strong, diverse and vibrant Third Sector in Cardiff.

We currently have vacancies on the Board of Trustees, and members of C3SC are welcome to apply. We are particularly looking for people with a strong financial background. The role is voluntary (we pay out-of-pocket expenses) and will require attendance at four Board meetings and four sub-group meetings a year, plus training opportunities will be available. 

If you would like to be involved in supporting the governance and strategic development of Cardiff Third Sector Council (C3SC), please email Mair Henry at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. outlining the skills and interests you can bring to the organisation. You can download a trustee role description and application form here. On our website you will also find information about joining us as a general member.

C3SC aims to challenge discrimination and promote equality and diversity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

We're looking for a third sector representative to sit on the Early Intervention and Prevention Steering Group (under Families and Young People Programme Board).

We believe that equality for all is a basic human right and actively oppose all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination. We celebrate the diversity of society and are striving to promote and reflect that diversity within our organisation.

External vacancies

If you are a member of Cardiff Third Sector Council and have any staff vacancies you would like to include here, please email the details to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

There is a fee of £35 for non-member groups and organisations to advertise on this Vacancies page.

Please see below for changes to advertising volunteering opportunities.


Paid positions

Voluntary positions

Public appointments


Paid roles

Learning Disability Wales

Learning Disability Wales are looking for people to help them in their work in informing people with a learning disability about the Social Services and Well-being Act 2014. 

Under the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 there are new rules about how local authorities should assess people for care and support and draw up and deliver care plans based on their assessments.

Learning Disability Wales are planning to produce Easy Read materials and awareness sessions on assessment and care planning. 
These materials and training will be for people with a learning disability with an aim of improving engagement and involvement in the process.

Learning Disability Wales are currently looking for individuals or organisations that would like to work with us to:

  • Write Easy Read materials
  • Develop training sessions
Full details including what they pay for this work can be found on their website.
If you are interested in working with us please complete this application.
Applications must be submitted to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Friday 3rd  July 2017.
Learning Disability Wales
41 Lambourne Crescent,
Cardiff Business Park,
CF14 5GG

All applicants will be assessed by Learning Disability Wales. All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application by Wednesday 7th  July 2017.

If you have any queries contact Learning Disability Wales on 029 2068 1160.

Advocacy Matters Wales - Independent Professional Advocate

Contract length: 12 months

Salary: £24,218 pro rata

Hours: 18.50 hours a week

To help people understand their rights and any choices they may have.

The successful candidates will be able to:

  • Maintain clear boundaries within the advocacy role
  • Respect and promote a person’s right to make their own informed decision
  • Demonstrate self motivation and use of own initiative
  • Effectively manage a personal caseload

Posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) check

Job packs:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or www.advocacymatterswales.co.uk

Application closing date 3rd July 2017

Interviews on 11th July 2017

Advocacy Matters (Wales) is committed to becoming an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Cardiff Women's Aid - 4 posts

  • 3x ID/SVA full time posts (Under the Equality Act 2010 pursuant to Schedule 9, Part 1, this is a women only post)
  • 1x Supervisor/caseworker post (Under the Equality Act 2010 pursuant to Schedule 9, Part 1, this is a women only post)

Cardiff Women’s Aid is looking for qualified Independent Domestic/Sexual Violence Advocates or experienced support workers to join our growing team in Cardiff.

Based in the Cardiff multi agency one stop shop you will join our 24/7 trauma/needs led service for victims/survivors of domestic/sexual violence and violence against women.

If you are not currently qualified you will have access to the latest accredited training and work within a robust supervisory framework which is designed to ensure high quality service delivery to everyone who comes in contact with our services.

We are also seeking to expand our supervision team and we are looking for an experienced casework supervisor with a violence against women background.

Salary details: £20,500 - £21,500 plus IDSVA on call supplement

Salary details (supervisor): £24,000 plus management on call supplement

Work location: The Women’s Centre,16 Moira Terrace, Cardiff

Duration of contract: 9 months fixed term contract which will become permanent subject to successful fundraising

Closing date for the receipt of applications: 21st July 2017. Interviews week commencing 24th July 2017

Click here for the application pack

For more information about the roles, please contact Harriet Horn via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

NUS Wales - Ymgynghorydd Wise Cymru / Wise Wales Consultant

Salary: £21,404
Location: NUS Wales office, Cardiff Bay
This is a full-time fixed-term role for six months.
For more information and to apply, please visit the NUS Wales website:


Closing Date: 03/07/2017 at 5pm.
Interviews will be held in the NUS Cardiff Bay offices w/c Monday 10th July 2017.

Chwarae Teg - 2 posts

People Development Partner - £29,463
Office base – Cardiff, Treforest or Llanelli
Closing date: 9.00am Wednesday 28th June 2017
Interview: 5th and 7th July 2017


Strategic Lead – Finance & Operations; £51,000
Office base: Cardiff
Closing date: Midday Sunday 2nd July
Interview: Wednesday 12th July

Find out more about the roles and apply via the Chwarae Teg website

Age Connects - 2 posts

Discharge Suport Officers. Please click on the following link for details: https://www.c3sc.org.uk/about/about-doc-lib/current-vacancies

4 vacancies with ELITE Supported Employment Agency Ltd

Job Coach: Full Time and Part time; Various Locations; Salary: £14,662.21 rising to £15,661.14

Emplyment Training Consultant: Full and Part time; Bridgend, Porth, Cardiff, Camarthen; Salary: £16,572.16 rising through 3 scales to £21,051.34

Team Leader: Part time (21+ hours) to be agreed; Llantrisant based; Salary £24,360 (pro-rata)

Volunteer Coordinator: Full Time; Based in any of our offices; Salary: £16,572.16 rising to £21,051.34

For further information or to request an application pack (including full job descriptions and person specifications) please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. OR ring Nic Danson on 01443 226664

These posts are for an initial 12 month period, subject to completion of a satisfactory probation period and performance review. The successful candidate(s) will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check. ELITE SEA Ltd are Equal Opportunities Employer.

Relief Support Workers, Cardiff and Swansea - The Wallich

The Wallich is a Wales-based charity working with homeless and vulnerably housed people to find the support which will help them to live safer, happier and more independent lives.

Hourly rate: £7.25

To provide cover as and when required. 

Visit www.thewallich.com for an application pack.

Relief Workers - BAWSO

Bawso is an All Wales voluntary organisation providing specialist services to black and minority ethnic (BME) women, men and children made homeless through a threat of domestic violence or fleeing domestic violence. Bawso’s work extends to providing support to BME women confronted with forced marriage, threatened honour killing, Female Genital Mutilation, prostitution and human trafficking.

Casual hours: Providing essential temporary cover on a casual basis.
Relief Workers needed in all areas across Wales including: Cardiff, Newport, Swansea, Wrexham, Merthyr Tydfil, Caerphilly and Torfaen
Pay: £8 per hour

For an application pack, please visit www.bawso.org.uk or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or telephone: (029) 2064 4633.
Exemption sought under Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, and Part 1. Women only need apply. Successful candidates will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check. Please note that we do not accept CVs alone and application form will need to be completed.

Closing date: ongoing.

Voluntary roles

From 1 April 2016, Cardiff Third Sector Council (C3SC) took over the running of the Cardiff Volunteer Centre. Please be advised that the way we advertise volunteer vacancies has therefore changed.

If you are a member of C3SC, please visit www.volunteering-wales.net/organisations/ to register with Volunteering Wales to advertise your organisation’s volunteering opportunities.

There is a short video that talks you through the process of registering.

If you are already registered with Volunteering Wales and have forgotten your login, then click on the ‘forgotten password’ option and you will be able to re-set your password.

If you need support with this, please call us on (029) 2048 5722.

We are delighted to continue supporting volunteering for our members.

Public appointments

A number of Public Appointment vacancies have become available in Cardiff. Click on the links below for moew information.

Appointment of Chair & Members to Life Sciences Hub Wales Ltd (closing date 24 May 2017)

Appointment of Vice Chair & Members to Sport Wales (closing date 6 June 2017)

Appointment of Chair to the Advisory Panel on Substance Misuse (closing date 5 June 2017)

Appointment of a Vice – Chair and Independent Members to NHS Wales Health Boards and Trusts (closing date 31 May 2017)

Appointment of Vice Chair and 3 Indepentendent Boar Members to Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board (closing date 9 June 2017)

Research Ethics Committee Professional Practitioner for Independent Inquiry into Child and Sexual Abuse (closing date: 5pm Sunday 11th June)

Members - Community Health Councils

Do you have an interest in your local NHS? Do you want to improve local health services in your area? Do you have 3-5 days free per month to become a volunteer?

If you answered YES to the above questions, then become a volunteer of the Community Health Councils (CHC) in Wales.

We are looking for people from all walks of life, of all ages. We ensure no eligible candidate receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of: age, disability, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, religion or religious affiliation.

The most important requirement is a genuine interest in improving health services for your community. Some key skills which would be useful include: an interest in local health issues, being able to work in a team and with a diverse range of people plus good communication skills.

What are CHCs?
CHCs represent the independent voice of patients and the public who use the health service in Wales. They play an important role in influencing the way services are planned and delivered, to ensure the best possible health and wellbeing outcomes for all people in Wales.

What do CHC members do?
CHC members are local volunteers who act as the eyes and ears of patients and the public, visiting hospitals, listening to patient concerns and working with the health service to improve the quality of patient care.

Successful candidates will be given training and support to enable them to carry out their role and any ‘out of pocket’ expenses such as travel will be reimbursed.

For further information on the application process and to apply, please visit Community Health Council appointments or for queries contact the Shared Service Helpdesk on 029 2082 5454 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For further information about CHCs, please contact the Board of CHCs on: Tel: 029 2023 5558 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit the website at http://www.wales.nhs.uk/sitesplus/899/home

A large print, Braille or audio version of this advert can be obtained by request from 029 2082 5454.

Did you know?

You will also find details of other third sector jobs in the Cardiff area on the following websites:




Have you thought about volunteering? There are hundreds of opportunities available for you to develop your experience and contribute to the valuable work that many third sector organisations do, across Cardiff and beyond. You will find a huge variety of opportunities on Volunteering Wales's website at http://www.volunteering-wales.net/