C3SC Vacancies

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

Various roles - Llamau

  • Mental Health Specialist and Trainer - Head Office. Permanent 25 hours. Closing date: 25th July 2016.

Find out more at www.llamau.org.uk/current-jobs/


Waste Crime Project Officers (x 3) - Natural Resources Wales

Contract type: Fixed Term Contract to 31 March 2017
Work pattern: Full time

Effective regulation is essential to protect communities and the environment, and to enable legitimate industry to prosper. Conversely, criminal behaviour and non compliance threatens a resource efficient economy by undermining industry and public confidence and putting the environment at risk.

As a Regulator Natural Resources Wales takes enforcement action and tackle waste crime to protect people, the environment and legitimate business. These roles involve taking action to ensure businesses comply with the relevant legal controls and stopping the activity of criminals who have no intention in complying with those rules.

For a full contribution statement and application form, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The secondee opportunity is now live on People Exchange Cymru:  People Exchange Cymru | Opportunities List

If you have any queries please contact: Rebecca Favager, Waste & Resources Manager, on 0300 065 4275.

Closing date: 25 July 2016.


Business Development Manager - Bawso

Bawso is an All Wales voluntary organisation, providing generic and specialist services including the provision of temporary accommodation in Wales for those suffering from domestic abuse and all forms of violence; including Female Genital Mutilation, Forced Marriage, Honor Based Violence and Human Trafficking.

1-year fixed term contract, subject to Funding
35 hours per week
Based in Cardiff (Work all Wales)
Salary: £24,892.00 (Scale 29, NJC1314) to £ £29,528.00 (Scale35, NJC1314) per annum

The post holder will lead on shaping new services and supporting growth of existing projects and services and planning, securing and embedding new projects into organisational delivery, working collaboratively with the Management Implementation Team to ensure the organisation is financially viable and developing in sustainable ways.

For an application and information on the above post, please visit www.bawso.org.uk or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Tel: (029) 2064 4633

Please note that CVs alone will not be accepted and an application form will need to be completed.

Closing date: 26th July 2016.


Full Time Fundraising Manager - Bawso

Bawso is an All Wales voluntary organisation, providing generic and specialist services including the provision of temporary accommodation in Wales for those suffering from domestic abuse and all forms of violence; including Female Genital Mutilation, Forced Marriage, Honor Based Violence and Human Trafficking.

(1 Year Fixed Term Contract, Subject to Funding)

35 hours per week
Based in Cardiff (Work all Wales)
Salary: £24,892.00 (Scale 29, NJC1314) to £29,528.00 (Scale35, NJC1314) per annum

The post holder will lead on the development of the Fundraising function for Bawso ensuring maximisation of income and the implementation of new tools and methodologies through the development and implementation of a fundraising strategy. They will lead on the delivery of sustainable income growth from Community Fundraising, Regional Corporate, Events and In Memoriam activity aimed at individuals, groups and companies based locally,  nationally, UK wide & internationally. The post holder will work collaboratively with the Management Implementation Team to creatively and innovatively increase and drive forward income generation in order to build sustainable fundraising for Bawso into the future.

For an application and information on the above post, please visit www.bawso.org.uk or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Tel: (029) 2064 4633

Please note that CVs alone will not be accepted and an application form will need to be completed.

Closing date: 26th July 2016.


Administrator - Bawso

Bawso is an All Wales voluntary organisation, providing generic and specialist services including the provision of temporary accommodation in Wales for those suffering from domestic abuse and all forms of violence; including Female Genital Mutilation, Forced Marriage, Honor Based Violence and Human Trafficking.

Fixed Term Contract up to 31st March 2017
40 hours per week
Based in Newport
Salary: £17,006.00 based on 40hours per annum (Scale 11, NJC1314)

As the first point of call the post holder will provide an excellent reception service receiving all visitors and callers to the Newport Office and responsible for providing Administrative Support for the Service Delivery Team, specifically in the areas of bawso Gwent Service Delivery Projects by undertaking core administrative tasks on a day-to-day basis.

For an application and information on the above post, please visit www.bawso.org.uk or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Tel: (029) 2064 4633

Please note that CVs alone will not be accepted and an application form will need to be completed.

Closing date: 26th July 2016. Interview date: 3rd August 2016.


Part Time BME Young People Link Worker - Bawso

Bawso is an All Wales voluntary organisation, providing generic and specialist services including the provision of temporary accommodation in Wales for those suffering from domestic abuse and all forms of violence; including Female Genital Mutilation, Forced Marriage, Honor Based Violence and Human Trafficking.

Fixed Term Contract up to 31st March 2017
21 hours per week
Based in Swansea
Salary: Scale 20 (£18,638.00) per annum pro rata

The worker will be expected to work within a community development framework to raise awareness of, training on and advocating for victims of Violence against Women (VAW) issues (Forced Marriage, Honour Based Violence (HBV), Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and Human Trafficking) within the City and Council of Swansea. To coordinate a VAW raising awareness and training advocacy service to schools, police, social services, health services and community groups within the City and County of Swansea.

For an application and information on the above post, please visit www.bawso.org.uk or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Tel: (029) 2064 4633

Please note that CVs alone will not be accepted and an application form will need to be completed.

Exemption sought under Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, and Part 1. Women only need apply. Successful candidates will be required to undertake an Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure.

Closing date: 26th July 2016.


Team Leader - Innovate Trust

39 hours per week
Location: The posts will either be in Taff Ely, Cardiff or Vale of Glamorgan
Salary: £15,512.80 - £19,655.83

Innovate Trust are seeking to recruit Team leaders to support Scheme Managers in the effective operations of a number of Supported Living Services.

Responsibilities include providing support to Scheme Managers in leading staff teams and promoting their professional development. You will be a role model to staff demonstrating best practice in order to maintain high standards in providing a person centred approach to Service Users.

The persons appointed will be able to demonstrate leadership and team working skills with the ability to empower staff to develop professional, constructive and positive relationships with Service Users, families and professionals.

For an application pack please visit our website www.innovate-trust.org.uk, e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or alternatively call Christine on 029 2038 2151.

Please state on the application your preferred locality/localities to work in.

Closing date: midday on Friday 29th July 2016. Interviews planned for week commencing Monday 8th August 2016.


Part Time Youth Development Officer - Challenge Wales

Employed by: Challenge Wales | Wales’ Tall Ship
Accountable to: The Board of Trustees
Line Managed by: Business Development Manager
Essential Checks: Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check together with references
Working Hours: 20 hours a week ideally over 4 days (but could be flexible)
Salary: £13,000
Term: This is initially a 3 year contract funded by the Big Lottery Fund.
Start Date: ASAP – August 2016

Find out more on the Challenge Wales blog at http://wp.me/p10gm1-aC

How to apply: Send a CV with covering letter highlighting why you think you are suitable for the role. CVs should be emailed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or sent to: Vicky Williams, Challenge Wales, 20 Glebe Street, Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan CF64 1EE by 8th August 2016.


Choice Support Worker: Elder Abuse and Justice - Aberystwyth University

22.5 hours per week
Fixed term from 1 October 2016 to 31 March 2018
Grade 5 - £21,605 – £24,298 per annum pro rata
Ref: LAW.16.02

To promote a flexible workforce, the University will consider applications from individuals seeking full time, part time, job share, or term time only working arrangements.

A Choice Support Worker is required for the major research project on Elder Abuse and Justice, which has received a grant of £890,000 from the Big Lottery. The post is part-time for a period of 18 months with the possibility of a three-month extension.  The project is an exploratory three-stage intervention, aimed at providing a detailed insight into the factors that help older people establish positive, empowering relationships after experiencing abuse by family members.  It will be based in twin sites – Cardiff and Carmarthenshire. The Choice Support Worker will be community based and will work with older people and their families.

Appropriate training will be provided. 

Potential applicants are welcome to contact, in confidence: Sarah Wydall (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. – 07833 777 549).  For further information on the Choice Project see http://choice.aber.ac.uk/

Successful applicants will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS) check.

For information and application forms please go to http://jobs.aber.ac.uk

Appointments are normally made within 4-8 weeks of the closing date.

Closing date: Midnight, 11 August 2016. Interview date: Week Commencing 29 August 2016.


Head of Housing Services - Cadwyn Housing Association

Following a restructure of the housing and maintenance teams, Cadwyn Housing Association has created a brand new team delivering a high quality holistic service to tenants. They put the tenants at the heart of everything they do and are currently recruiting for a Head of Housing Services.

Cadwyn Housing is looking for an inspirational leader who will have a passion for delivering a predictive housing service that supports Cadwyn’s business strategy. They welcome applications from motivated, talented people who share the organisation's values and are keen to embark on an exciting and rewarding career with Cadwyn Housing Association.

Cadwyn is committed to the Principles of Equal Opportunities, Tenant Participation, Professionalism, Openness and Accessibility.

Salary: £39,699 – £43,572

A basic DBS check will be required for this post. Date of 1st and 2nd stage interviews: week commencing 1st September 2016.

Find out more at www.cadwyn.co.uk/job/head-of-housing-services/

Closing date: 5.00pm on Friday 19th August 2016.


Part-time sessional qualified tutors - SEF Cymru

SEF Cymru is looking for part-time sessional qualified tutors in Maths and English to deliver fun and exciting activities linked to the literacy and numeracy framework during evenings at a Homework club in Grangetown. NQTs and trainee teachers may also apply. Teachers must have an up to date DBS.

Please send a covering letter and CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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.


Relief Project Worker - Llamau (REL05)

Location: In particular, Newport, Maesteg, Caerphilly and Risca areas

Salary: £7.53 per hour with a £30.12 sleep-over allowance for the sleep-in

Closing date: ongoing

Visit www.llamau.org.uk for an application form.        


South Wales Police is looking to recruit Police Community Support Officers

Opportunities are coming in South Wales Police for Police Community Support Officers.
Starting salary of £19,326 p.a. rising to £21,402 p.a. plus weekend enhancements and a 14% shift allowance.

South Wales Police has sent us the details (job advert and recruitment booklet) in the following languages as well as English:

Arabic, Bengali, Czech, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Farsi, Gujarati, Hindi, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Thai, Turkish, Urdu, Vietnamese. If you would like to access this information in any of the above languages, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. specifiying the language(s).

For further information on the role, please visit http://www.south-wales.police.uk/apply-for-a-job/police-community-support-officer/ 


Voluntary roles

From 1 April 2016, Cardiff Third Sector Council (C3SC) is taking over the running of the Cardiff Volunteer Centre. Please be advised that the way we will be advertising volunteer vacancies is therefore changing.

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 trust that this change will cause the minimum of disruption.

We are delighted to continue supporting volunteering for our members. 


Public appointments

Independent Board Member (Non-Executive Director, Local Authority) - Public Health Wales

Public Health Wales exists to protect and improve health and wellbeing and reduce health inequalities for people in Wales. Working across sectors, we are committed to continuously improving the quality, equity and effectiveness of the services we deliver and supporting the wider NHS in Wales to improve outcomes for patients.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic individual – passionate about making Wales a healthier, happier and fairer place to live – to join our expanding organisation as an Independent Board Member. Applicants must have experience of working with or within local authorities in Wales, but not necessarily at a senior level.

Independent Board Members work alongside the Executive Directors to develop the strategic direction, corporate governance framework and organisational culture of Public Health Wales. They will also actively contribute to Public Health Wales’ agenda by developing good working relationships, holding Executive Directors to account and bringing an independent view to the Board.

Public health affects everyone and we are seeking applications from backgrounds that truly represent the diverse backgrounds of Wales. Previous Independent Board Member experience is not essential, but a genuine interest in the local and national health agenda would be an advantage coupled with past or presentlocal authority experience. We are particularly interested in hearing from under-represented groups.

Independent Board Members are appointed for an initial period of up to four years. The post is based on a notional time commitment of a minimum of four days per month. Remuneration will equate to £9,360 per annum.

More information can be found at: www.publichealthwales.org/IMappointments

To discuss the role further please contact Interim Board Secretary This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or 02920 348 797.

To apply go to www.wales.gov.uk/publicappointments or contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 029 2082 5454. A large print, Braille or audio version of this advert can be obtained on request from 029 2082 5454.

The closing date is 5 August 2016.


 

Vice-Chairs and Independent Members to NHS Wales

There are several exciting opportunities to help shape the future of health care in NHS Wales through undertaking an Independent Member role on a Board. There are roles in a number of Local Health Boards and Public Health Wales Trust so why not be part of making a difference to your health services in NHS Wales?

Find out more at www.wales.gov.uk/publicappointments

Closing date: 5 August 2016.


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:

www.wcva.org.uk/jobs *
www.recruit3.org.uk
www.jobs.thirdsector.co.uk/jobs
www.charityjob.co.uk/
www.goodmoves.org.uk/

 

*  WCVA also runs an internship programme. For more information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    

Volunteering

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 VCS Cardiff's website at www.vcscardiff.org.uk and Volunteering Wales's website at http://www.volunteering-wales.net/