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Administrator – Blue Octopus Recruitment – 9th April

Administrator - Blue Octopus Recruitment - 9th April

Administrator BLUA79299
Salary £18,002 – £19,256 per annum, based on a salary assessment and relevant experience


Here at Coleg Cambria, we are now have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Administrator to join our team at our Llysfasi site, on a permanent full time basis.


Providing administrative support as required in the college, you will be responsible for; word processing and typing, maintaining clerical records, completing forms, data copying, storage and filing, responding to enquiries, telephone calls and emails, processing incoming and outgoing mail, booking appointments and diary maintenance. Due to the nature of the events that happen on the Llysfasi site, there will be a requirement for the successful candidate to be flexible as you may be required to work weekends, to assist with the events.


This role demands an individual who holds an NVQ Level 3 in Business Administration (or equivalent) and who has recent administrative experience in a busy office environment. We’d like you to be proficient in Microsoft Office and Google applications. You should also be comfortable working with office equipment such as telephone systems, document scanning and data management devices.


The ability to speak fluent Welsh is an essential requirement of this role.


In return for your hard work and dedication we can promise you; an excellent pension scheme, generous annual leave entitlement, discounts of a range of college evening courses, a contribution of up to 1/3 towards professional course fees, discounted gym membership and much more!


A DBS Disclosure will be requested from the successful applicant being offered the position.


About Us


Coleg Cambria is one of the UK’s largest colleges employing more than 1450 staff in over five campuses, all conveniently located in North East Wales, offering easy accessibility from within North Wales, Shropshire, Wirral, Merseyside and Cheshire.


Closing Date: 09/04/2019


Please be aware that Coleg Cambria reserve the right to close any vacancy earlier then the listed date if we have received a high level of applications. We would recommend that if you do wish to be considered that you complete the application as promptly as possible.


This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.

Advocacy Officer Post – Independent Advocacy Service – 11th April

Advocacy Officer Post - Independent Advocacy Service - 11th April

Advocacy Officer Post

30 hour post for 1 year with a possibility of extension

£18,607 – £21,519 pro rata

NWAAA is seeking an Advocacy Officer to join our team providing independent professional advocacy across

our projects in Flintshire and Wrexham. This will include working with people with learning difficulties,

physical and sensory impairments, acquired brain injuries, older people, and unpaid carers. The role will

involve supporting and empowering individuals to say what they want, secure their rights, pursue their

interests and obtain the services they need.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and be able to confidently build relationships

with a broad range of people. They will be self-motivated with strong time management and organisational

abilities. Above all they will have a commitment to empowering and protecting the rights of vulnerable and

disadvantaged individuals, knowledge and /or experience of working within the Health and Social Care sectors.

Experience of advocating for others will be advantageous, however training will be given to the successful


Our preferred candidates will be able to work flexibly and travel across the area covered. The ability to

communicate through the medium of Welsh is desirable.

The post is subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.

Please contact Caroline Campbell on 01248 670852

Applications, job description and person specification available by ringing the above number or by emailing


Closing date for applications : 11th April 2019

You can find out more about our organisation here: www.nwaaa.wales

Youth Provision Leader – Parkfields Community Centre – 12th April

Youth Provision Leader - Parkfields Community Centre - 12th April
Parkfields Community Centre Youth Provision Leader



12 Hours per week


Required qualification: Play-work qualification to a level 2 standard or be working towards one



Parkfields Community Centre, Bryn Gwalia, Mold



You will offer play opportunities to young people aged 5 -17 (inclusive), to enable them to explore and develop skills, knowledge and attitudes needed to identity and pursue their responsibilities and rights as informed members of society. You will be responsible for the effective supervision, participation and motivation of young people in the planing, organisation, monitoring and evaluation of an agreed Curriculum based Centre programme.


Applicants must possess a Play Work Level 2 Qualification.


As this post will result in you having substantial contact with children, the successful application will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Services check



For an informal discussion please contact:

Vicky Holberry – Project Coordinator

Tel: 01352 756337

To request an application pack please email:

Email: parkfieldsccmold@outlook.com


Closing date: 12.4.19

Interview date: 16.4.19


Due to the volume of applications we receive we are not always able to contact each applicant individually, therefore if you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the closing date you should assume that your application has not been successful.


Part time, job share and flexible working arrangements will be considered.


Casual Health Wellbeing Advisors

Casual Health Wellbeing Advisors


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Resettlement Project Officer – WCBC – Ongoing

Resettlement Project Officer - WCBC - Ongoing

Resettlement Project Officer

Based in the Partnerships section of the PIPS (Performance, Improvement, Partnerships and Scrutiny) team within Finance.

Grade: L07,

Full time post, one year fixed term

An exciting opportunity Resettlement Project Officer.  The post is full time and fixed term for 12 months.

We are looking for someone who has excellent project coordination skills coupled with an appreciation of the challenges of resettling displaced families.  The post holder will be responsible for day-to-day coordination of the project working with a range of providers and partners to ensure that families are supported to resettle in their local community.  The post requires excellent organisation skills and an ability to monitor delivery of contracts and recognise opportunities for service improvement.

The post holder must have experience of working in partnership.  On a day to day basis they will work closely with the Equalities and Community Cohesion officers in PIPS, as well as the wider Partnership team, and also across other local authority departments and with partners from Health, Education and third sector stakeholders.   The post holder will also need to be able to develop strong and sustainable working relationships with regional partners.

We are looking for someone who can work across organisation boundaries, and work with people from a variety of backgrounds with varying job roles.  The post holder will need to be able to work without direct supervision and be able to understand and evaluate the project from both an operational and strategic perspective.

In return we can offer you an opportunity to work in a fast paced, friendly, working environment and to further develop your skills in partnership working and understanding of the work area. Appointment will be subject to satisfactory references.

If you would like more information on this role, please call Rachel Morris, Senior Performance, Improvement and Partnerships Officer on 01978 292261 for an informal discussion.

Project Coordinator – BME Skills Project – Ongoing

Project Coordinator - BME Skills Project - Ongoing

BME Skills Project

Project Coordinator

Job Description


Job Title:  Temporary Project Coordinator (Minimum 3 months)

Hours of Work:  35 hours per week

Salary: £30,000 per annum


Responsible to: EYST CEO

Responsible for:  Project Workers; Project Steering Group

Aims of the Post

  1. To lead the delivery of the BME Skills Project according to the project plan
  2. To line manage 3 project officers in Wrexham, Swansea and Cardiff based respectively within AVOW, SCVS, and C3SC
  3. To support effective partnership working between EYST and the three delivery partners to achieve the project aims

Principal Accountabilities and Main Duties

  1. To establish, develop and manage the Project in accordance with the project plan, leading the staff team to develop and implement the project.
  2. To line manage and supervise all Project Staff and be responsible for the effective running of the Project Team (3 Project officers based within and employed by C3SC, SCVS, and AVOW)
  3. To develop and maintain effective working relationships with key partner agencies and liaise effectively with these and other key stakeholders on a range of subjects, including referrals, agency input into the programme, resource sharing, etc.
  4. To represent the project at local networks, events and meetings.
  5. To ensure effective feedback mechanisms are in place for key stakeholders to contribute to project review and development
  6. To present regular progress reports as required
  7. To ensure the collection, entry and return of information as required for monitoring and evaluation
  8. To take part in training courses, staff meetings and regular supervision
  9. To work within relevant health and safety legislation
  10. To ensure the implementation of agreed information sharing protocols, and risk assessment procedures
  11. To ensure that the project promotes and reflects equality of opportunity at all levels
  12. To ensure that EYST Safeguarding, Data Protection, Equal Opportunities and all other relevant policies are implemented
  13. To uphold the confidentiality of information of clients
  14. To ensure EYST administrative and financial systems are effectively maintained
  15. To work with the EYST CEO and Management Committee to set and maintain a culture of high professional standards and to deliver best value services
  16. To carry out any other duties that may from time to time be required

Person Specification

  1. A minimum of three years’ project management experience, with experience of managing and supervising staff
  2. A good level of education and preferably a degree
  3. In depth understanding of all aspects of 3rd sector governance
  1. At least three years’ experience of working with BME Communities and in-depth understanding of their needs.
  2. Specific knowledge and experience of working in the third sector and of the capacity building needs of BME community groups.
  3. Experience of developing partnerships, and of multi-agency working with statutory and voluntary organisations
  4. Experience of planning, recording, monitoring and evaluation of projects/ programmes
  5. Experience of devising and delivering training
  6. An understanding and commitment to equal opportunities, along with a commitment to contribute to the development of policy and practices in this area
  7. Excellent communication skills
  8. Ability to manage staff and lead, supervise and motivate staff
  9. Good planning and interpersonal skills
  10. Self-motivated and able to work to deadlines and under pressure
  11. Competence in IT, including Email, Powerpoint, Word, Excel

Community Projects Manager – Ongoing

Community Projects Manager - Ongoing

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For more details and to apply please visit: http://www.groundworknorthwales.org.uk/


Volunteer: Sectretary – ASAP

Volunteer: Sectretary - ASAP


The Hafod Group of Churches is looking for:

A Volunteer Secretary

We are looking for someone with a few hours a week who will be able to help with the administration work for 3 Anglican (Church of Wales) Churches.

Skills (Required)

  • Checking and replying to email
  • Producing posters, booklets and other literature for distribution around the group
  • Taking and producing minutes.
  • Use of Google Calendar, and Google Docs for shared information
  • Being able to keep some information confidential.
  • Basic Filing
  • Organising and planning meetings.
  • Working as part of an active and growing team
  • The ability to get to Penycae, Johnstown and Rhosllannerchrugog, and Rhosymedre
  • Computer literate.
  • A willingness to learn.

Skills (Desirable)

  • Updating Facebook, Website, and Twitter with news, and events in the group (training can be given)
  • Updating a database of personal information (Training can be given)
  • Available some occasional nights for evening meetings.
  • The ability to drive.
  • The ability to speak welsh

The Role:

The work will involve supporting the Priest-In-Charge, as well as the churches in doing administrative tasks. These can involve everything from taking minutes at the Church council, to dealing with paperwork from the diocese, to booking baptisms and weddings. It can also mean ensuring that payment has been received for weddings, and writing letters of confirmation and invoices.

There will be posters to produce, and booklets to organise. There will be exploration of the cost of having some of these produced professionally, as well as coordinating with other volunteers to gather relevant information.

The role is varied, and training can be made available on the use of the systems in place, and training is also provided through the Church In Wales to support these roles.

There is an office at St. John’s Church, in Rhosymedre which will be shared with the Offa Mission Area Secretary, and some of the role will be a work-from-home.


The Hafod Group is part of the Church In Wales, and is a Christian organisation. Belief, or even church attendance is not mandatory for the role, however, the role is not suitable for someone who is openly hostile to religion. There may be times when the role will include being present for prayer, and Christian Worship is part of the pattern of doing business. This role is ideally suited for someone with an open heart towards religion.


You can explore our website at: http://www.hafodgorup.org.uk, our twitter on @HafodGroup, and our Facebook by searching for HafodGroup.


For more information about the role, you can contact:

Rev’d Phil Bettinson


The Hafod Group of Churches

Tel: 01978 86204

Email: vicar AT hafodgroup.org.uk

Traineeship Construction Academy – Ongoing

Traineeship Construction Academy - Ongoing


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