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

Direct Payments Advisor - Diverse Cymru

The post holder will provide support to either adults or the families of disabled children and young people who are, or who wish to be, in receipt of direct payments. Although this position does not need to be bilingual, this skill is highly desirable and we welcome applications from Welsh speakers.

Salary: £17,802

Hours: 37 per week

Please visit the Diverse Cymru website for full details and application form.

Closing date: 30 Septembers 2016 at 5pm.

2 x Women's Services Support Assistants - Llamau

Location: Merthyr
Contract and hours: 1 Permanent Part time role; 1 Fixed Term Full time role
Please follow this link http://www.llamau.org.uk/current-jobs/ for more information and how to apply.

Closing date: 6 October 2016.

Chief Executive - Chwarae Teg

At the end of 2016 and after a hugely successful four years, Chwarae Teg's current Chief Executive is moving on to start her own business. As a result the organisation is looking for a new Chief Executive to lead the organisation on the next stage of its journey.

The ideal candidate will be excited by the opportunity to lead a unique organisation, developing & promoting the contribution women make to the economy in Wales. Chwarae Teg is looking for someone who has led and built up an organisation and who is experienced in strategic business planning, financial and general management, and transformational income generation.

They will be an innovator whose track record demonstrates successful management of change and the development of new business income. The ideal candidate will have a commercial mindset, flair and creativity and bring strong leadership, networking and communication skills. They will also be able to develop diverse teams and build successful alliances and relationships at the highest levels in the public & private sectors.

Chwarae Teg’s DNA is to be ambitious, innovative, pioneering, dynamic, resilient and united. If this sounds like you and you are eager to lead Chwarae Teg through a period of change towards growth, then get in touch.

Download an application pack at www.cteg.org.uk/about-us/chwarae-teg-careers/

If you would like an informal chat about the role, please contact Joy Kent on 07964420506 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Application is by CV and covering letter to be sent to Gemma Hughes by 5pm on Friday 7th October via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Interviews will be held on 17th and 18th October in Cardiff.

Finance and Monitoring Officer - Y Cwmni Siarad 

14 hours per week, flexibly worked @£10 per hour
The Finance and Monitoring Officer will look to support Y Cwmni Siarad (YCS) to deliver its evidence-based psychological therapies, support services and related projects in Cardiff and Bridgend.

The organisation is looking for someone who is confident, is able to multi-task and self-manage and can relate to people from different backgrounds. They are looking for someone with a finance background that is able to carry out a range of finance, administrative and monitoring roles.

This position is offered on a 12 month fixed-term basis. The post is likely to be on a self-employed basis initially, but this is negotiable.

For further information and/or an application pack: Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and mark your email for the attention of: Jill Sawford, who will get back to you by email/phone should you have any questions. You will be contacted directly following shortlisting to confirm attendance at interview on 21st October.

Closing date: 5pm Friday 14th October. Interview date: Friday 28th October.

Senior Caseworker - Older People's Commissioner for Wales

16 months Fixed Term Maternity Cover, secondments welcome
£26,500 - £32,200 per annum

Accountable to the Safeguarding and Access to Justice Lead, the Senior Caseworker is responsible for the development and delivery of an outstanding casework service, which achieves positive outcomes for older people and their families in Wales.

The post holder will provide support and complex casework to older people and their families over the telephone, via email and in meetings, which ensures that the voices of older people and their families are heard and understood by decision makers in Wales (including in relation to adult protection cases).

The ability to speak Welsh for this role is essential.

For more information and application details, please visit www.olderpeoplewales.com/en/about/Vacancies or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Closing date: 21 October 2016 at 5.00pm. If you are successfully shortlisted, you must be available to attend an interview on 9 November 2016.

Personal Development Support Worker - Church Army

Based at Ty Bronna, Fairwater, Cardiff

Church Army provides supported accommodation to homeless young people aged 16-21 years of age. We are looking for a Personal Development Support Worker to provide advice and support, negotiate and agree Support Plans / Reviews and goals for individual Service Users.

The ability to work a rota system that includes evenings, weekends, bank holidays and some lone working is essential. The candidate must be flexible, have a non-judgemental approach and the ability to work constructively with young people who have complex needs. You will also be able to support young people in a way that encourages active engagement and promotes independence

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

34.5 hours per week (based on 6 weeks rota pattern) plus sleep in and overnight sessions.

Salary £15,869 per annum plus sleep in and overnight allowances, increasing to £18,638 on completion of a satisfactory probationary period and relevant NVQ3 (or similar) qualification.

For a job pack and application form please email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone (029) 2055 6929.

Further information and an application pack can be downloaded www.churcharmy.org.uk/carsc

Closing date: Monday, 24th October 2016. Interviews: Tuesday, 1st November 2016.

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

  • Vice President and Trustees - National Library of Wales

Find out more at www.wales.gov.uk/publicappointments
Closing date: 23 September 2016.

  • Trustees - Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

Find out more at www.wales.gov.uk/publicappointments
Closing date: 30 September 2016.

To be a board member you must be at least one of the following:

• A carer

• Someone who uses or accesses social care services

• A registered worker on the Care Council’s Register

• An employer of social care workers

• A member of the public 

Find out more on the Welsh Government website.

Closing date: 13 October 2016 at 12:00.


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