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JOB: Children & Young People Public Affairs Officer – maternity cover, Welsh Women’s Aid

NJC Scale SO1: £25,951 – £27,668

15 hours per week

Do you want to influence the development and implementation of policy, legislation and service provision to promote positive change for children and young people experiencing violence against women and girls in Wales?

Working as part of the Public Affairs team, you will contribute towards Welsh Women’s Aid’s aims by promoting ‘whole education’ and community approaches to prevention, and challenging gender inequality experienced by children and young people. You will improve the safety of children and young people, and minimise the future impact of witnessing or experiencing abuse, involving children and young people in the work we do.

Posts open to women only under the Equality Act 2010 pursuant to Schedule 9, Part 1.

We value diversity and are committed to promoting equality. We encourage applications from women from all backgrounds and communities and particularly welcome applications from Black and minority communities and other under-represented groups.

Closing date: 12 noon Monday 2nd October 2017

Interview date: Tuesday 10th October

The office base will be in Cardiff, with travel across Wales.

To download an application pack please go to http://www.welshwomensaid.org.uk/joinus/ or email recruitment@welshwomensaid.org.uk or phone 02920 541551.

 

Research and Policy Officer – Carers Trust

Research and Policy Officer

£21,860 per annum pro-rata, (Grade C) Fixed Term Contract of 12 months

21 hours a week (0.6 fte)

Location: Cardiff

Carers Trust Wales provides information, advice and support to Wales’ 370,000 unpaid carers and to professionals who work with carers. Together with a network of local carer focused charities, we provide support, information, advice and services for children, young people and adults caring, unpaid, for a family member or friend. The number of carers is a growing issue, with 3 in 5 of us likely to become a carer at some point in our lifetime. Carers save the Welsh economy over £8.1bn every year and act as the main support to our stretched health and social care systems.

We are currently looking for a Research and Policy Officer to deliver a Welsh Government funded project focussed on respite services for carers of all ages and broader support available for young carers.

The post will sit within the Carers Trust Wales team managed by the Senior External Affairs Manager.

The successful candidate will have experience in undertaking research both in terms of literature reviews and identifying and engaging with key stakeholders. Additionally, the successful candidate will have experience of writing reports, synthesising information and presenting findings in clear and engaging ways.

This is a great opportunity for someone interested in joining a vibrant organisation and very successful team.

Please download the application pack and return by 5pm on Friday 8th September 2017 (details contained within application pack).

Application form, job description and advert here

External Affairs Officer Wales – Carers Trust

External Affairs Officer

£23,000 per annum pro-rata, Fixed Term Contract of 2 years

21 hours a week (0.6 fte)

Location: Cardiff

Carers Trust Wales provides information, advice and support to Wales’ 370,000 unpaid carers and to professionals who work with carers. Together with a network of local carer focused charities, we provide support, information, advice and services for children, young people and adults caring, unpaid, for a family member or friend.  The number of carers is a growing issue, with 3 in 5 of us likely to become a carer at some point in our lifetime. Carers save the Welsh economy over £8.1bn every year and act as a main support to our stretched health and social care systems.

We are currently looking for a dynamic External Affairs Officer to develop and support the communication and campaigns work of Carers Trust Wales.

The successful candidate will have a broad range of responsibilities including: developing and diversifying our social media presence, maintaining webpages, drafting blogs, press releases, reports, briefings, toolkits, e-newsletters and e-bulletins.

Additionally, the successful candidate will develop and support the delivery of national campaigns.

The post will sit within the Carers Trust Wales team managed by the Senior External Affairs Manager.

The successful candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to analyse and communicate complex information in a clear and engaging way.

This is a great opportunity for someone interested in joining a vibrant organisation and very successful team.

Please download the application pack and return by 5pm on Friday 8th September 2017 (details contained within application pack).

Application form, job description and advert here

Engagement Support Coordinator – Age Cymru

Engagement Support Coordinator

Fixed term until 31 March 2018 – secondment applications welcome

£18,260 per annum, 28 hours per week

Based at our office off Ocean Way in Cardiff.

 

We’re looking for a positive and motivated individual to join Age Cymru. As the only Wales based national charity devoted to addressing the issues affecting older people in Wales, this is an opportunity to join as we continue to create an age friendly Wales.

You’ll provide practical support to older peoples’ groups, forums and organisations.

To be successful, you’ll need experience of providing comprehensive administrative support, organising/arranging internal and external meetings/events and servicing committee meetings. You’ll also have excellent written and verbal communication skills, together with high level organisational and administrative skills.

For further information about this post and how to apply, visit our website at www.agecymru.org.uk, e-mail HR@agecymru.org.uk or phone 02920431555.

 Closing date: Sunday, 3 September 2017.

Interview date: Friday, 8 September 2017.

JOB: Individual Giving Professional, The Bevan Foundation

The Bevan Foundation has ambitious plans for the next three years, and we are seeking a talented, self-motivated and experienced fundraising professional for a 6-month assignment to increase individual giving.

You will have excellent communication and sales skills, strong copywriting skills, and be comfortable using digital and social media platforms. You will also have good organisational, project management, and admin skills.

We welcome applications from individuals wishing to work freelance or as employees.

For more information about the assignment and how to apply please download the brief here

Closing date is 1pm on Wednesday 9th August. Interviews on Tuesday 15th August. 

 

JOB: Communications and Influencing Officer, NUS Wales

 

 

 

 

JOB: Communications and Influencing Officer, NUS Wales

Location: Cardiff

Salary: £24,766-£28,259 (NUS Grade E; new appointments made at bottom of scale)

NUS Wales represents students and students’ unions all across Wales. Join us, and use your skills to make sure they are heard loud and clear.

This role will involve using your communication skills to help us achieve change and make students’ lives better.

The ideal candidate will be able to write compellingly for different audiences, use social media effectively, and work with agencies to come up with great products.

They will also know how to build campaigns and influence people. By keeping an eye on political developments, working with journalists, and turning technical policies into impactful communications, they will help make change happen.

The successful candidate will be bilingual in Welsh and English, and be able to write concisely and to an excellent standard in both languages.

For more information about the benefits of working for NUS and to apply, go to: https://www.nus.org.uk/en/who-we-are/work-for-us/communications-and-influencing-officer/

The application deadline is 5pm on 18 August 2017. Interviews will be held the week of 28 August 2017.

NUS is committed to being an inclusive employer and having a diverse workforce. We particularly welcome and encourage applications from women and people of Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds.

 

 

SWYDD: Swyddog Cyfathrebu a Dylanwadu, UCM Cymru

Lleoliad: Caerdydd

Cyflog: £24,766-£28,259 (Graddfa UCM E; ceir apwyntiadau newydd ar waelod y raddfa)

Mae UCM Cymru’n cynrychioli myfyrwyr ac undebau myfyrwyr ledled Cymru. Ymunwch â ni, a defnyddiwch eich sgiliau i sicrhau bod eu lleisiau i’w clywed yn glir ac yn groch.

Bydd y rôl hon yn golygu defnyddio eich sgiliau cyfathrebu i’n helpu ni i gyflawni newid a gwella bywydau myfyrwyr.

Bydd yr ymgeisydd delfrydol yn gallu ysgrifennu’n rymus ar gyfer gwahanol gynulleidfaoedd, defnyddio cyfryngau cymdeithasol yn effeithiol, a gweithio gydag asiantaethau i lunio cynnyrch gwych.

Bydd hefyd yn gwybod sut i adeiladu ymgyrchoedd a dylanwadu ar bobl. Drwy gadw llygad ar ddatblygiadau gwleidyddol, gweithio gyda newyddiadurwyr, a throi polisïau technegol yn gyfathrebiadau effeithiol, byddant yn helpu i greu newid.

Bydd yr ymgeisydd llwyddiannus yn ddwyieithog yn y Gymraeg a’r Saesneg, ac yn meddu ar sgiliau ysgrifenedig ardderchog yn y naill iaith a’r llall.

Am wybodaeth bellach am fuddion gweithio i UCM ac i ymgeisio ar-lein, ewch i: https://www.nus.org.uk/en/who-we-are/work-for-us/communications-and-influencing-officer/

Y dyddiad cau ar gyfer ymgeisio yw 5pm ar 18 Awst 2017. Cynhelir cyfweliadau yn ystod wythnos 28 Awst 2017.

Mae UCM wedi ymrwymo i fod yn gyflogwr cynhwysol a chynnal gweithlu amrywiol. Rydym yn croesawu’n arbennig geisiadau gan fenywod a phobl o gefndir Croenddu, Asiaidd neu leiafrifol ethnig.

 

JOB: Policy Officer, Older People’s Commissioner for Wales

Driving Change for Older People across Wales

The Older People’s Commissioner for Wales is an independent voice and champion for older people, standing up and speaking out on their behalf.

Policy Officer (1 year Fixed Term)

£26,800 – £32,550 per annum

Location: Cardiff

Accountable to the Director of Wellbeing and Empowerment, the Policy Officer will be required to undertake research and analysis in relation to the key priorities of the Commissioner, respond to consultations, and work with Policy Leads in the organisation to consolidate current policy positions.

The post holder will support the Commissioner and Director of Wellbeing and Empowerment with specific work-streams and will play a key role in supporting the Wellbeing and Empowerment Team to deliver impactful change for older people.

The post holder will need to be proactive and flexible to be able to respond to changing priorities.

Applications may be sumbitted in Welsh, an application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

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

or email recruitment@olderpeoplewales.com

Closing Date: 18 August 2017 5.00pm. If you are successfully shortlisted you must be available to attend an interview on 5 September 2017.  

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 Sbarduno Newid i Bobl Hŷn ledled Cymru

Mae Comisiynydd Pobl Hŷn Cymru yn hyrwyddwr ac yn llais annibynnol ar ran pobl hŷn ledled Cymru.

Swyddog Polisi (Cyfnod Penodol o 1 flwyddyn).

£26,800 – £32,550 y flwyddyn

Lleoliad: Caerdydd

Yn atebol i’r Cyfarwyddwr Lles a Grymuso, bydd gofyn i’r Swyddog Polisi gynnal gwaith ymchwil a dadansoddi yng nghyswllt prif flaenoriaethau’r Comisiynydd, ymateb i ymgyngoriadau, a gweithio gydag Arweinwyr Polisi yn y sefydliad i gadarnhau sefyllfaoedd polisi presennol.

Bydd deiliad y swydd yn cefnogi’r Comisiynydd a’r Cyfarwyddwr Lles a Grymuso gyda ffrydiau gwaith penodol, ac yn chwarae rôl allweddol yn cefnogi’r Tîm Lles a Grymuso wrth sicrhau newid dylanwadol i bobl hŷn.

Bydd angen i ddeiliad y swydd fod yn rhagweithiol ac yn hyblyg er mwyn gallu ymateb i flaenoriaethau sy’n newid.

Mae modd cyflwyno ceisiadau yn Gymraeg, ni fydd cais a gyflwynir yn Gymraeg yn cael ei drin yn llai ffafriol na chais a gyflwynir yn Saesneg.

 I gael rhagor o wybodaeth a manylion ymgeisio, ewch i http://www.olderpeoplewales.com/wl/about/Vacancies.aspx neu anfonwch e-bost i recruitment@olderpeoplewales.com

Dyddiad Cau: 18 Awst 2017 5.00y.p. Os byddwch chi ar y rhestr fer, mae’n rhaid i chi fod ar gael i ddod i gyfweliad ar 5 Medi 2017.

 

JOB: Local Engagement Coordinator, Living Streets

Salary range: £25,119 – £31,743 pa (excluding London weighting)

Location: Office based in London, Newcastle or Cardiff

Hours: 35 per week

Fixed-term contract for 18 months with possible extension

Closing date: 26 June 2017 (midday)

Interview date: 11 July 2017

Interview location: London

Living Streets wants to create a walking nation, where everybody has the chance to gain from the health and social benefits this simple act can bring.

This role will be responsible for developing, supporting and growing our network of supporters, members and local groups to help deliver the Living Streets mission and strategy.

Our current supporter base consists of 80,000 people, which has grown from 1,500 in the last five years. Our supporters help us demonstrate our influence giving our messages and campaign activity credibility and help us achieve real change at a local and national level.
We have a growing number of local groups campaigning on the ground to make change happen in their communities.

This role will support our local groups to campaign locally, pilot new approaches to local engagement and enable the sharing of on-the-ground knowledge. You will play a key role championing the voice of supporters, members and local groups internally across the organisation.

This is an interesting and varied role and an ability to embrace a diversity of tasks is essential.

To access the JD and application form please visit Living Streets website.

JOB: Programme Support Officer, Welsh NHS Confederation

 

 

 

Programme Support Officer (2 posts)

Salary: £26,000

Hours: 36.5 hours per week

Contract: Fixed Term (two years)

Location: Cardiff, Wales

The Welsh NHS Confederation is seeking two ambitious and enthusiastic programme support officers to complement its small, but highly skilled team. The Welsh NHS Confederation is the membership organisation that represents the seven Health Boards and three NHS Trusts in Wales. We aim to be a strong, independent voice in the drive for better health and healthcare through our policy and engagement activities, events, information and training.

These new positions will provide effective administrative and programme support to the NHS Wales National Improvement Programme which is coordinated by the Welsh NHS Confederation. You will be working as part of a team to help achieve strategic and business objectives of the programme through the NHS Wales Executive Peer Groups. The role will involve working closely with internal NHS Wales’ stakeholders, supporting project deliverables, report writing, collation of research, and the coordination and administration of programme meetings.

Other responsibilities include:

  • providing administration and clerical support
  • corresponding with stakeholders
  • planning and managing internal and external meetings
  • writing reports and acting as a point of contact for programme queries
  • ensuring work is delivered to agreed deadlines
  • provide content for websites
  • preparing information for external briefings

What are we looking for?

  • Proven experience of working within a programme based role
  • Has the ability to plan and manage programme work
  • Strong organisational skills and ability to prioritise work from different sources
  • Ability to work independently and organise own workload
  • Ablity to build and maintain effective relationships with colleagues at different levels in different organisations
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Experience of working in a small team
  • The ability to speak Welsh is desirable.

How to apply?

Visit NHS Jobs website.

To discuss the post further, please contact Jane Green, Engagement Manager on 02920 349850.

Please ensure that you demonstrate experience as outlined in the person specification.

Closing date for application: Monday 9 June 2017

Date for interview: Monday 23 June 2017

Job: Public Affairs Officer, BMA Wales

 

Public Affairs Officer – BMA Wales

Location – Cardiff

Salary – £30,031.72
The British Medical Association (BMA) is the trade union and professional association for doctors providing a wide range of services to its members, including guidance, support and representation.

We are looking for a skilled communicator with excellent influencing skills, to play a key role in promoting the BMA`s voice in Wales, providing expert advice and developing and maintaining strong relationships with a wide range of stakeholders.

Reporting to the Head of Media and Public Affairs, you should be a graduate (or equivalent) and have solid public affairs experience.

You will have proven ability in developing and delivering effective public affairs campaigns, influencing policy and working with the media.  You will be able to demonstrate excellent written and verbal communications skills, strong organisational ability and political awareness. Knowledge of the policy-making process is essential.

If you would like to help the BMA play its part in shaping the future of healthcare, then this role is for you. In return, we offer a wide range of employee benefits, including pension, employee assistance programme, generous annual leave, learning and development opportunities and much more.

Closing date: 1 June 2017

Interview date: 9 June 2017

To apply visit https://www.bma.org.uk/about-us/who-we-are/working-at-the-bma/jobs-at-bma