Opportunities January 2017

Football Association Wales

The FAW is seeking to recruit independent members to sit on its’ Equality Advisory Panel. The Equality Advisory Panel is responsible for promoting equality and diversity within Welsh football. Supporting the Boards and executive staff of the Football Association of Wales (FAW) and FAW Trust to think, make decisions, and take actions that encourage a culture of football for all.

Deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 7th February 2017.

Applications should be sent to Sian.Jones@faw.co.uk clearly marking the subject of your email: Independent Equality Advisory Panel Member.’ More details HERE


The Cadarn Housing Group through its subsidiary Newydd Housing Association provides nearly 3,000 affordable homes throughout south and mid Wales supported by a range of innovative community and voluntary projects.

Both the Cadarn and Newydd Boards are now recruiting for new voluntary members in anticipation of planned vacancies later this year.

Visit  www.newydd.co.uk/jobs to apply online or email the Corporate Officer, Hana Morgan on hana.morgan@newydd.co.uk to obtain an application pack. If you would like to have an informal discussion with the Chair or Chief Executive, please email or ring Hana Morgan on 02920 005411.

The closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 12 February 2017


The Royal Yachting Association Cymru Wales (RYA CW) is the National Governing Body for all boating related matters in Wales and the RYA’s Regional Council for Wales.

RYA CW is seeking to appoint a South Wales Regional Club Development Officer.  Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, you will be primarily responsible for developing and delivering the RYA CW’s participation, retention and club development activities in the south.

Closing date: Friday 27th January 2017

For an informal chat or if you have any questions about this vacancy please call Phil Braden on +44(0)1248 670814. For an application pack please e-mail admin@ryacymruwales.org.uk

Job Advert –English

Job Advert - Welsh

Public Sector Policy Officer, Wales TUC (Ref: OSD/02/17)

Grade 7 £38,534 per annum rising incrementally to £40,092

Initially a two year fixed term contract with potential for renewal subject to funding (secondments considered)

35 hours per week, Monday to Friday, based in Cardiff CF11 9SD

The closing date for completed applications for this post is 12.00 noon, 25 January 2017.  Interviews will be held on Friday 3 February 20

Click HERE for more information

Student Loans Company: Non-Executive Director

The Secretary of State for the Department for Education (DfE) and Devolved Administration Ministers invite applications for a new Non-Executive Director (NED) to the Student Loans Company (SLC) Board.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 5 February 2017.

For more information and how to apply please visit: https://publicappointments.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/appointment/student-loans-company-non-executive-director-2/

Appointments to the Pembrokeshire Coast and Snowdonia National Park Authorities

National Parks are landscapes of international importance. Although predominantly rural in nature they are close to urban communities and have significant potential to enrich the lives of the people of, and visitors to, Wales and to contribute positively to the Welsh economy. A key task of National Park Authorities is to help ensure that these special areas will in the future, be places with a richer and more diverse landscape, wildlife and heritage than today, enjoyed and cherished by a full cross section of society.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 30 January 2017

Advert to Pembrokeshire Coast  Snowdonia National Park Authority - English
Advert to Pembrokeshire Coast  Snowdonia National Park Authority - Welsh

Appointment of Independent Members (Community & Trade Union) to Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

We have some exciting opportunities to help shape the future of health care in NHS Wales through undertaking an Independent Member role on a Board, so why not be part of making a difference to your health services in NHS Wales?

The closing date for receipt of applications is 3 February 2017

For the Job Advert in English click HERE
For the Job Advert in Welsh click HERE

Cardiff Institute for the Blind 

Cardiff Institute for the Blind (CIB) is recruiting three new 
Community Coordinator roles to help deliver a really exciting £0.5m Big Lottery Fund People & Places project.

Please find the adverts (in English and Welsh), job descriptions and an application pack with application form for each role below.  If you require a printed copy, please email nicola@cibi.co.uk or telephone 029 2039 8900.

Community Coordinator – Cardiff (Ref: AB661)

Advert (English): Community Coordinator Cardiff
Advert (Welsh): Community Coordinator Cardiff_welsh
Job description Community Coordinator Cardiff – Job Description

Community Coordinator – Swansea (Ref: AB666)

Advert (English): Community Coordinator Swansea
Advert (Welsh): Community Coordinator Swansea­_welsh
Job description: Community Coordinator Swansea – Job Description

Community Coordinator – Rhondda Cynon Taf (Ref: AB667)

Advert (English): Community Coordinator RCT
Advert (Welsh): Community Coordinator RCT_welsh
Job description: Community Coordinator RCT – Job Description

Application pack with application form: Application_pack

Deadline for applications is 5 February.
Interviews likely to be:
20 February for Cardiff post (at Jones Court)
21 February for Swansea post (at the Civic Centre in Swansea)
22 February for RCT post (at Jones Court)

Newbridge Memo

Following the successful completion of the restoration, the Trustees of Celynen Collieries Institute & Memorial Hall Ltd are looking to appoint 3 more Trustees to their board.

The Institute and Memorial Hall officially reopened in 2013 and 2014 respectively, following a multi-million pound restoration programme, and Newbridge Memo is now once again serving the community by offering excellent facilities and an extensive variety of entertainment in its magnificent theatre and ballroom.

This is a voluntary role and more information for applicants can be found here: http://www.newbridgememo.co.uk/uploads/publications/15.pdf

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact myself or Mrs. Barbara Bevan (Chair) onenquiries@newbridgememo.co.uk or 01495 243252

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