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

Marketing Partner: Events - Chwarae Teg

£26,870 per annum
Cardiff office base

This role is offered on a fixed term contract until 31st December 2017.

Please visit our website to apply https://www.cteg.org.uk/about-us/chwarae-teg-careers/

Closing date: midday on 9 December 2016.

Assistant Artist (self-employed consultant) - ACE

Project: Breaking the Mould Project: Hands on Art at Our Place

Location: Our Place Dusty Forge, Ely & Caerau, West Cardiff

Job details

Core session timings: Monday 10:00 am – 3:00 pm (public art sessions). Total 15 sessions during the spring term (January – March 2017). The Assistant Artist may need to be flexible in delivering some of these hours (e.g. by working occasional alternative days to Mondays, or by working later on a Monday).

Pay: £90 per session (5 hours)

Contract: Temporary. 15 sessions between 1st January 2017 and 31st March 2017.

The Breaking the Mould Project aims to establish a sustainable programme of participative arts experiences in a centre owned and run by the community in an area of multiple deprivation.

The Assistant Artist will work with the Lead Artist to deliver arts and crafts workshops for groups of adult community members using a range of media, skills and techniques. The successful applicant will have excellent people and group facilitation skills (in addition to necessary artistic skills).

Please note: the successful applicant will be appointed as a self-employed consultant and will be responsible for preparing and submitting invoices for their services, and for the management of their own tax and National Insurance payments.

For a job pack please go to www.aceplace.org/job-vacancies

Applicants are required to submit an up to date CV, along with a description of why they are interested in the job and what knowledge, skills and relevant experience they would bring to the role (one side of A4) to:

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Telephone no: 029 2000 3710 (speak to Dave Horton)

Address: Communities First, Ely & Caerau Hub, Cowbridge Road West, Caerau, Cardiff, CF5 5BQ

Or visit www.aceplace.org

Closing date: Friday 9 December 2016 (5:00 pm). Interviews: Tuesday 13th December 2016 (11:00 am – 2:00 pm at Our Place Duty Forge).

Crèche Worker - ACE Cardiff

An experienced Creche Worker is urgently required to run a creche for up to 4 children, aged 6 months to 4 years, for 2 hours on Monday and Thursday mornings in Butetown Youth Pavilion, while their mothers attend an English class.
•    to ensure the creche is ready to accept children before the start of classes
•    to provide a warm, welcoming and safe environment for the children
•    to ensure parents are comfortable with the creche provision and procedures
•    to liaise with mothers over children’s specific needs and provide them with feedback when they collect their child at the end of the class
•    to keep a record of uptake of the creche facility
•    to ensure that at the end of each session the creche is left tidy and equipment stored away neatly

Person specification
Essential requirements:
NVQ Level 2 in Early Years Childcare and Education or equivalent
An understanding of the importance of play and parental involvement.  

Friendly, caring, helpful and reliable
Good listening skills, patience and a non-judgemental attitude

At least 6 months’ experience of working in a childcare setting
Working knowledge of Arabic and/ or Somali would also be an advantage

The role pays £40.00 per week for the full 4 hours.

An Enhanced DBS check will be required for this position.

To apply, ideally with a CV, email Gerry Puttock at ACE Cardiff at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or to speak about the role, call him on (029) 2047 1241.

Closing date: Friday, 9 December 2016.

2 support assistants - Llamau (one in Newport and one in Torfaen)

Contract and hours: Part time, permanent

Please follow this link http://www.llamau.org.uk/current-jobs/ for more information and how to apply.

Closing date: 12 December 2016.

Health, Housing and Social Care Lead

12 months fixed term Maternity Cover, secondments welcome
£33,800 - £41,050 per annum

The Older People’s Commissioner for Wales is an independent voice and champion for older people across Wales. Working for the Commissioner, you will be part of a dynamic and fast paced organisation, delivering positive outcomes that make Wales a good place to grow older.

Accountable to the Director of Wellbeing and Empowerment, the Health, Housing and Social Care Lead will work with public bodies in Wales to drive up the quality of and access to health and social care services for older people in Wales.

The post holder will take a key role in undertaking follow up work linked to the Commissioner’s Care Home Review, analysing evidence provided by public bodies in relation to the Review’s Requirements for Action.

The post holder will also work with public bodies to increase knowledge and awareness of the issues that matter most to older people and make more rapid progress to providing a joined up, outcome focused service that has older people at its heart.

The Older People’s Commissioner for Wales is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to promoting equality and diversity throughout Wales. The Commissioner welcomes applications in the Welsh language.

For more information and application details, please visit http://www.olderpeoplewales.com/en/about/Vacancies/Apply.aspx

Closing date: 3 January 2017 at 5.00pm. If you are successfully shortlisted you must be available to attend an interview on 13 January 2017.

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) 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

Members to the Arts Council of Wales

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

Closing date: 8 December 2016.


Member - Career Choices Dewis Gyrfa (Careers Wales)

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

Closing date: 2 January 2017.


The Equality and Human Rights Commission is looking for new members to join its Statutory Wales Committee

Being a Committee Member offers you a unique opportunity to influence the equality and human rights agenda in Wales. This role is about working creatively to tackle discrimination and promote equality and human rights in Wales. At the same time, you will play a major part in developing the distinct voice for Wales in one of Britain’s most forward-thinking organisations.

What Committee Members have said about the role:  

“Being a Committee Member provides an opportunity to make new contacts, develop your personal skills and engage in thought-provoking debate on equality issues.”

“We ensure the work of the EHRC is relevant and responsive to the needs of the people of Wales.”

“It is about making a difference.”

Supporting the Wales Commissioner, the Committee oversees the development and delivery of strategic priorities in Wales, advises Welsh Government and represents the Commission in Wales through meeting and listening to people across the country.

You will need to demonstrate:

  • a commitment to the equalities and human rights agenda in Britain and Wales
  • an understanding of how Wales and its institutions operate.

Equality and Human Rights Commission looking for people who are committed to working in partnership and engaging and learning from others to set priorities and achieve practical change.

Appointments will be between two and five years, subject to annual performance appraisal.

12 days per annum - £250 per day + expenses

They are seeking to fill a number of vacancies that will arise during the course of 2017.

To apply, visit https://www.equalityhumanrights.com/en/careers/wales-committee-members

If you like further information or have any specific requirements to enable you to complete the application process, please contact the Recruitment Team on 0161 829 8240 (textphone) 0161 829 8341). They can provide a range of accessible formats.

Closing date: 12 noon on 3 January 2017. Interviews will be held on 8 February 2017.


Chair - Welsh Revenue Authority

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

Closing date: 3 January 2017.


Non-Executive Director - Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust

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

Closing date: 3 January 2017.


Independent Member (Third Sector) - Public Health Wales NHS Trust

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

Closing date: 3 January 2017.

Member - Wales Animal Health & Welfare Framework Group

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

Closing date: 6 January 2017.

Non-Executive Members - Welsh Revenue Authority

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

Closing date: 6 February 2017.

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 *


*  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.



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/