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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

JOB: Public Affairs Assistant, Community Housing Cymru

Location: Cardiff

Salary: £17,100 – rising to £18k after successful 6 month probation

Work Type: Full Time

Closing Date: 30 May 2017

Are you interested in politics and helping to solve the housing crisis in Wales?

Community Housing Cymru are seeking an enthusiastic Public Affairs Assistant to support us in our work lobbying and influencing on behalf of housing associations in Wales as they build 20,000 homes and help to tackle the housing crisis. We’re looking for somebody with excellent communication skills, a passion for politics and current affairs and an understanding of the work of the Assembly and Parliament. In return, we offer a fantastic benefits package with great flexibility, opportunities to learn and develop and the chance to make a difference.

If you feel you have the passion, skills and experience to meet the needs of this post, we want to hear from you!

Closing Date 9am 30th May

Interview Date 20th June

Job pack and submission form

JOB: Communications & Media Officer, Community Housing Cymru

Location: Cardiff

Salary: £27,700 – rising to £29,158 after successful 6 mth probation

Work Type: Full Time

Closing Date: 30 May 2017

An exciting opportunity to join a busy and proactive communications team where you will influence the media agenda in Wales and further afield, drive forward campaigns to promote the work of the sector and members, lead on CHC’s online presence, and come up with innovative ways to market CHC’s events.

In this rewarding and fast paced job, you’ll play a key role in bringing CHC’s campaigns to life through a variety of different channels. You’ll work with CHC members to gather case studies and will also work closely with our Policy and Public Affairs team to gather the evidence needed to support CHC’s campaigns. You’ll be able to turn a complex set of facts and figures into a compelling narrative.

You’ll need a great nose for a story and will be an expert when it comes to selling your story to a variety of media outlets. Liaising regularly with journalists and stakeholders, you’ll be responsible for making sure CHC and the sector’s voice is heard all over Wales and beyond!

Closing date 30th May 9am
Interviews Monday 12th June

Job pack and submission form here

JOB: Strategic Communications Lead, Chwarae Teg

Salary and info

£43,010 per annum

Office base, Cardiff

Please complete the application and equal opportunity monitoring form, available here and return both documents to – Applications by CV will not be accepted.

If you have not heard from Chwarae Teg within 4 weeks of the closing date you should assume that you application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

The opportunity

As the Strategic Communications Lead, you’ll play a key role in leading our communication activities, building our external profile and influence, extending our reach and media presence and ensuring our research, development and policy work has a wide impact.

Why Chwarae Teg?

Competitive benefits package (more about that later) and more importantly, you’ll get a great buzz from contributing to our vision every day whilst working with a talented team of people. You’ll also be joining a dynamic and forward thinking charity that is ambitious and relentless in creating a Wales where women can achieve and prosper

Want to know more? Visit our website to apply

To find out more about the Employer Programme visit

To find out more about the Women’s Programme visit Want to grow with us?

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Closing date: 23.59pm Wednesday 10th May 2017

Interview date: Week commencing 22nd May 2017

Want to talk to someone? Give Gemma a call on 07950 492 103


JOB: Campaigns and Projects Officer, ERS Cymru


Location: Cardiff Bay with some UK travel
Salary: £28,246 – £35,094 (new appointments are always made at the lowest point of the scale unless there are special reasons for doing otherwise)
Closing Date: 19th May 2017 at 5pm
Hours: 35 hours per week with some evening and weekend work to be expected


At a critical time for electoral reform in Wales, ERS Cymru is seeking an effective and enthusiastic Campaigns and Projects Officer with an ability to manage a range of competing priorities to join our small team.


This new role will be integral to delivering ERS Cymru’s objectives in Wales of delivering a better democracy.


The post holder is expected to be a flexible self-starter with campaigns, research and communications experience.


To apply please visit to download a job pack and send your completed application form to

JOB: Senior Public Affairs & Policy Adviser (Maternity Cover), RCP Wales

Senior Public Affairs & Policy Adviser
Location: Cardiff Bay

Salary Band: Grade 5, £34,061 – £45,415 per annum

For this role, appointments are usually made between £34,061 – £38,000 per annum (dependent on skills and experience)

Full Time, 6 month fixed term contract (maternity leave cover, with possibility of extension)

Do you want to help shape the future of healthcare in Wales? 

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity to lead the RCP’s policy and public affairs work in Wales, and position the RCP at the forefront of health debates in Wales. You will use your excellent influencing and networking skills to make sure the voice of hospital doctors is heard at the highest level in Wales – whether it’s in the National Assembly, within Welsh Government or across the Welsh NHS. Working with some of the country’s most senior doctors, you will develop the RCP’s messages on the big issues facing the health service in Wales, from tackling obesity to improving patient care.

About you

  • You are a dynamic policy or public affairs professional with a track record of successful influencing
  • You thrive in a fast-paced environment, juggling a portfolio of complex issues
  • You are knowledgeable and passionate about politics and policy-making in Wales
  • You are an excellent communicator, just as comfortable handling press enquiries as developing clear ‘lines to take’ on complex issues
  • You might have good existing knowledge of the health service in Wales, but more importantly you are a fast learner who builds credibility with senior people quickly.

About us 

The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) is a patient-centred and clinically led membership organisation for physicians, with 33,000 members worldwide and 1,200 members in Wales. The RCP works to ensure that physicians are trained to provide high-quality care, and promotes evidence-based policies to government to encourage healthy lifestyles and reduce illness. By working in partnership with other health organisations, we present a powerful and unified voice to improve health and healthcare.


  • 29 days’ annual leave plus statutory holidays (full time).
  • Computershare childcare vouchers
  • corporate membership rate at local gym
  • cycle to work scheme

For more information about the role and our benefits please view the job description and person specification.

For informal enquiries regarding this role please contact the Recruitment team via email at


Closing date: 15 May 2017                                          

Interview date: 25 May 2017 in Cardiff 

JOB: Digital Marketing Partner, Chwarae Teg

Location:  Cardiff

Salary: £27,282 per annum

Chwarae Teg is a charity working to help ensure women in Wales can enter the workplace, develop their skills and build rewarding careers. They work closely with the government, academics and industry to influence the development of policies.

This role is offered on a fixed term contract until 31st March 2018. Secondment opportunities also welcome.

About the role

Chwarae Teg are looking for a Marketing Partner – Digital to join their exciting and expanding team! As the Marketing Partner – Digital, you will play an integral role planning and implementing brand marketing campaigns across multiple channels, ensuring that goals and targeting opportunities are met and optimised.

To be successful in this role you will already have demonstrable experience and success within a digital marketing role of similar scale and complexity including search, social media, lead generation and direct sales. You will also possess excellent verbal and written communication skills with an eye for accuracy. If this sounds like you, they’d love to hear from you.

Why Chwarae Teg?

Naturally, we offer a competitive benefits package (more about that later) and more importantly, you’ll get a great buzz from contributing to our vision every day whilst working with a talented team of people. You’ll also be joining a dynamic and forward thinking charity that is ambitious and relentless in creating a Wales where women can achieve and prosper.

Want to know more?

Visit Chwarae Teg’s website to apply To find out more about the Women’s Programme visit

How to apply

Visit and complete the application and equal opportunity monitoring form and return both documents to – Applications by CV will not be accepted.

Closing date: Midday Wednesday 26th April 2017.

Want to talk to someone? Give Gemma a call on 07950 492 103



Lleoliad: Caerdydd

Cyflog: £27,282 y flwyddyn

Mae Chwarae Teg yn elusen sy’n gweithio i helpu i sicrhau fenywod yng Nghymru i allu mynd mewn i’r gweithle, yn datblygu eu sgiliau ac adeiladu gyrfaoedd gwerth chweil. Maent yn gweithio’n agos gyda’r llywodraeth, academyddion a diwydiant i ddylanwadu ar ddatblygiad polisïau.

Mae’r rôl hon yn cael ei gynnig ar gontract tymor penodol hyd 31 Mawrth 2018. Cyfleoedd Secondiad hefyd yn croesawu.

Am y rôl

Chwarae Teg yn chwilio am Partner Marchnata – Digidol i ymuno â’u tîm gyffrous ac yn ehangu! Fel y Partner Marchnata – Digidol, byddwch yn chwarae gweithredu ymgyrchoedd marchnata brand ar draws sianeli lluosog gynllunio a, gan sicrhau bod nodau a chyfleoedd targedu yn cael eu bodloni ac yn optimized.

I fod yn llwyddiannus yn y rôl hon bydd gennych eisoes brofiad a llwyddiant amlwg o fewn rôl marchnata digidol ar raddfa a chymhlethdod tebyg gan gynnwys chwilio, cyfryngau cymdeithasol, cynhyrchu plwm a gwerthu uniongyrchol. Byddwch hefyd yn meddu ar sgiliau cyfathrebu llafar ac ysgrifenedig ardderchog gyda llygad am gywirdeb. Os yw hyn yn swnio fel chi, byddent yn falch iawn o glywed gennych.

Pam Chwarae Teg?

Yn naturiol, rydym yn cynnig pecyn buddion cystadleuol (mwy am hynny yn nes ymlaen) ac yn bwysicach, byddwch yn cael gwefr gwych gan gyfrannu at ein gweledigaeth bob dydd wrth weithio gyda thîm talentog o bobl. Byddwch hefyd yn ymuno yn elusen feddwl deinamig a blaengar sy’n uchelgeisiol ac yn benderfynol wrth greu Cymru lle gall merched gyflawni a ffynnu.

Eisiau gwybod mwy?

Ewch i wefan Chwarae Teg i wneud cais I gael gwybod mwy am Raglen y Merched ymweliad merched /

Sut i wneud cais

Ewch a chwblhewch y ffurflen monitro gais a chyfle cyfartal ac yn dychwelyd y ddwy ddogfen i – ni fydd ceisiadau gan CV yn cael ei dderbyn .

Dyddiad cau: Hanner dydd Dydd Mercher 26 mis Ebrill 2017.

Eisiau siarad â rhywun? Rhowch Gemma alwad ar 07950 492 103

JOB: External Affairs Manager, NUS Wales

Location:  Cardiff

Salary:  £33,658 – £37,263

NUS Wales is the voice of more than 300,000 students in Wales. As our External Affairs Manager, you will make sure our students cannot be ignored.

About the role

The post holder will manage the development and consistent delivery of NUS Wales’ public affairs strategy. They will effectively manage NUS Wales communications across students’ unions, key stakeholders and the wider public, including the campaigning work of NUS Wales and the priorities of NUS Wales’ full time elected officers. In addition, they will grow and develop the bilingual service and policy of NUS.

The successful candidate will have the breadth and depth of experience to be able to lead a team of communicators, campaigners and translators. You will have extensive experience of developing communications strategies, including crisis management and working with difficult audiences; experience of building media and press relationships, including as a press contact and an understanding of current affairs within Welsh politics.

This role will include travel within Wales and the UK, with travel time beyond normal working hours. This role will contribute towards press relationship management, acting as the press contact for NUS Wales and be expected to respond to this outside normal working hours.


In addition to your basic salary we also offer a generous benefits package which includes:

27 days holiday (plus 1 extra day each year to a maximum of 30) plus 4 days over the Christmas period as well as public holidays

Childcare voucher scheme with a further childcare allowance to support parents

Flexible working options

An individual health cash plan

Employee assistance scheme including a GP advice line, virtual doctor, counselling, medical information and legal advice

A generous pension scheme (employer matched up to a maximum of 6% of basic salary)

Access to learning and development opportunities

How to apply

For more information please read the role profile or to apply please complete the application form and diversity monitoring form, both available on our website

Please note we do not accept CVs or pdf documents

Deadline for applications is 2nd May 2017

Interviews will be held on 17th May 2017

Completed applications should be returned to

For an informal conversation about the role, please email Director of Nations and Internationalism, Mike Day,

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


Rheolwr Materion Allanol

Lleoliad:  Caerdydd

Cyflog:  £33,658 – £37,263

UCM Cymru yw llais dros 300,000 o fyfyrwyr yng Nghymru. Fel ein Rheolwr Materion Allanol, byddwch yn sicrhau na ellir anwybyddu ein myfyrwyr.

Ynglŷn â’r rôl

Bydd deilydd y swydd yn rheoli datblygiad a gweithrediad cyson strategaeth materion cyhoeddus UCM Cymru. Bydd yn rheoli cyfathrebiadau UCM Cymru’n effeithiol ar draws undebau myfyrwyr, rhanddeiliaid allweddol a’r cyhoedd yn ehangach, gan gynnwys gwaith ymgyrchu UCM Cymru a blaenoriaethau swyddogion etholedig llawn-amser UCM Cymru. Ynghyd â hyn, bydd yn tyfu a datblygu gwasanaeth a pholisi dwyieithog UCM.

Bydd gan yr ymgeisydd llwyddiannus brofiad eang a dwfn i allu arwain tîm o gyfathrebwyr, ymgyrchwyr a chyfieithwyr. Bydd gennych brofiad eang o ddatblygu strategaethau cyfathrebu, gan gynnwys rheoli argyfwng a gweithio gyda chynulleidfaoedd anodd; profiad o adeiladu perthynas â’r wasg a’r cyfryngau, gan gynnwys gweithredu fel cyswllt â’r wasg, yn ogystal â dealltwriaeth o faterion cyfoes o fewn gwleidyddiaeth Cymru.

Bydd y swydd yn cynnwys teithio o fewn Cymru a’r DU, gydag amser teithio’r tu hwnt i oriau gwaith cyffredin. Bydd deilydd y swydd yn cyfrannu at reolaeth ein perthynas â’r wasg, gweithredu fel cyswllt UCM Cymru â’r wasg, a bydd disgwyl i chi ymateb i hyn y tu allan i oriau gwaith cyffredin.


Ynghyd â’ch cyflog sylfaenol, rydym hefyd yn cynnig pecyn buddion hael sy’n cynnwys:

27 diwrnod o wyliau (hefyd 1 diwrnod ychwanegol bob blwyddyn hyd at uchafswm o 30 diwrnod) hefyd 4 diwrnod ychwanegol dros gyfnod y Nadolig, ynghyd â gwyliau cyhoeddus

Cynllun taleb gofal plant gyda lwfans gofal plant pellach i gynorthwyo rhieni.

Dewisiadau gweithio hyblyg

Cynllun ariannol iechyd unigol

Cynllun cymorth i aelodau staff, gan gynnwys llinell-gyngor at feddyg teulu, meddyg rhithwir, cwnsela, gwybodaeth feddygol a chyngor cyfreithiol

Cynllun pensiwn hael (mae’r cyflogwr yn cynnig hyd at 6% o’r cyflog sylfaenol)

Cyfleoedd am ddysgu a datblygiad

Sut i gyflwyno cais

Am fwy o wybodaeth, darllenwch y proffil rôl, neu os ydych am ymgeisio a fyddech cystal â chwblhau’r ffurflen gais a’r ffurflen fonitro amrywioldeb; mae’r naill a’r llall ar gael ar ein gwefan

Dylech nodi nad ydyn ni’n derbyn CV na dogfennau pdf

Y dyddiad cau ar gyfer ceisiadau yw 2 Mai 2017

Cynhelir cyfweliadau ar 17 Mai 2017

Dylid dychwelyd ffurflenni cais wedi’u cwblhau i

Am sgwrs anffurfiol ynglŷn â’r rôl, mae croeso i chi e-bostio Cyfarwyddwr y Gwledydd Datganoledig a Rhyngwladoldeb, Mike Day ar

Mae UCM wedi ymrwymo i fod yn gyflogwr cynhwysol a chynnal gweithlu amrywiol. Rydym yn croesawu’n arbennig geisiadau gan y rheiny sy’n Groenddu, Asiaidd neu o gefndir lleiafrifol ethnig.



JOB: External Affairs Assistant, The Open University in Wales

Unit: The Open University in Wales

Salary: £21,843 to £24,565

Location: Cardiff

Please quote reference: 13521

Closing date: 12 noon on 13 April 2017.

We are seeking a highly motivated and versatile individual to provide support for the external affairs and communications activities of The Open University in Wales, primarily supporting the Policy and Public Affairs Manager.

You will have experience of working in a communications, public or external affairs environment and editing websites and/or working with social media.  You will be strong team player with excellent communication, administrative and organisational skills combined with a high level of motivation, initiative, flexibility and attention to detail.

Closing date: 12 noon on 13 April 2017. 

Interview dates: 28 April 2017. 


Cynorthwy-ydd Materion Allanol

Y Brifysgol Agored yng Nghymru

£21,843 – £24,565,

Rhif Cyf: 13521

Lleolir yng Nghaerdydd

Mae’r Brifysgol Agored wedi bod yn trawsnewid bywydau ers 1969 drwy sicrhau bod addysg uwch ar gael i bob rhan o’r gymuned.

Rydym yn awyddus i recriwtio unigolyn llawn cymhelliant ac amryddawn i ddarparu cymorth ar gyfer gweithgareddau materion allanol a chyfathrebu’r Brifysgol Agored yng Nghymru, yn bennaf yn cynorthwyo’r Rheolwr Polisi a Materion Cyhoeddus.

Gyda phrofiad o weithio mewn amgylchedd cyfathrebu, materion cyhoeddus neu allanol a golygu gwefannau a/neu weithio â chyfryngau cyhoeddus. Byddwch yn chwaraewr tîm cryf gyda sgiliau cyfathrebu, gweinyddu a threfnu rhagorol ynghyd â lefel uchel o gymhelliant, y gallu i weithio ar eich liwt eich hun, hyblygrwydd a sylw i fanylder.

Dyddiad cau: Hanner dydd, 13 Ebrill 2017. 

Dyddiadau Cyfweld: 28 Ebrill 2017. 


For detailed information and how to apply go to, or call Alison Deering, Senior Support Services Assistant on 029 2047 1019, email or write to The Open University in Wales, 18 Custom House Street, Cardiff, CF10 1AP quoting the relevant reference number.

I gael gwybodaeth fanwl am sut i wneud cais, ewch i, ffoniwch Alison Deering, Uwch Gynorthwyydd Gwasanaethau Cymorth ar 029 2047 1019, anfonwch e-bost i neu ysgrifennwch at Y Brifysgol Agored yng Nghymru, 18 Heol y Tolldy, Caerdydd, CF10 1AP gan ddyfynnu’r rhif cyfeirnod perthnasol.



For further information information.