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Casual Health Wellbeing Advisors – April to August 2019

Casual Health Wellbeing Advisors


Co-Option Casual Cacancy Borras Park – Noon, 16th September

Co-Option Casual Cacancy Borras Park

(Cymraeg) Swyddog Datblygu Prosiect Symud Gyda Tedi – Hanner Dydd, 9fed Medi

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Apprenticeship: Welsh Government – August

Welsh Government


To find out more and register your interest, please visit: https://bit.ly/2Y50Nlq

Community Organiser – 25th August

Community Organiser

Role: Community Organiser

Hours: Between 30 and 37 hours a week.  We’ll consider other flexible working arrangements, but please discuss it with us before you apply.

Salary: £26,474 – £30,318 plus 10% pension contribution


Contract: Five years, with the possibility of extending if funding permits.

Apply: To apply: Send an application form and your CV to Mrs Sue Williams at office@tcc-wales.org.uk. CVs should include clear details of qualifications held and past work experience. We’ll confirm we’ve received your application within two working days.

Community organiser job description

Application form

Thanks to The National Lottery Community Fund, we can expand the work we do.  Now we’re recruiting two community organisers to join our team.

TCC is an award-winning alliance of diverse groups in North East Wales.  We act on issues affecting the local community; we do that by supporting local people to run effective campaigns and meet directly with decision makers.  We’re the oldest community-organising charity in the UK.

Our members include faith groups, community organisations, and schools.  As a community organiser, you’ll work with these communities – building relationships, supporting people to pick the right issues to act on, and giving them practical support to create change.

You’ll also find and recruit new member groups – especially in Flintshire and Denbighshire.  You’ll start working from our office in Wrexham, but after six months we may be able to split your base between the Wrexham office and a location in Flintshire or Denbighshire.  We only have three staff members now, so we’d expect you to help with our strategic direction and get involved with working in a variety of different areas.

You’ll have support from our lead community organiser, but you’ll need to deliver much of the work yourself.  This means you need to be able to manage your own workload and think strategically.  Sometimes you’ll need to challenge those in positions of authority, and inspire others to do the same, constructively and effectively.  Because we’ll train and mentor you in community organising, you don’t need any previous experience – though it may help your application.

For a confidential discussion please contact 01978 262588 and ask to speak to Kay Polley or Sam Rex-Edwards.

 Interview date: Wednesday 11th September 2019 in Wrexham.

Training dates: If you’re successful we’ll expect you to attend residential community organising training from 6pm on Friday 11th October to 6pm on Saturday 12th October 2019, in North East Wales.


TCC is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, gender, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, or age.

Project Manager – Children’s and Young People’s Service Transformation – 27th August 2019

Project Manager

Role: Project Manager

Hours: 37 hours per week

Salary: £31,371 – £34,788

Location: East, Central, West, agile Working

Contract: Fixed term until March 2020 (with possible extension to September 2020)

Apply: If you are interested in this vacancy, please apply on-line via the website www.denbighshire.gov.uk. For alternative methods of applying please contact Customer Services on 01824 706101.

Candidates must complete our application form to be considered. We regret that we are unable to reply to all applications. If you have not received a reply within three weeks of the closing date, you must assume that you have not been short listed for interview.

Candidates who wish to be considered for a secondment opportunity for this role must gain permission from their manager prior to applying.
We are seeking an experienced, competent and enthusiastic Project Manager to project manage a range of Children’s and Young People’s Services Transformation projects to enable transformation of change in health and social care services. The work will include working closely with a range of sector partners and will be strategic in nature. The post holder will require producing regular performance and progress reports to assess progress within an effective project management framework.
We are seeking candidates who ideally have knowledge and experience of working within a social care or health care environment and have a track record of successful service transformation across a range of partners. Experience and knowledge of Children’s and Young People’s Services across the sector and with third and private sector would also be an advantage. They will work under the direction of the Programme Manager for Children’s and Young People’s Services Transformation and work within the Regional Collaboration team and would need to be able to travel across the region as required by the work.
These posts require working across 3 Local Authority areas the ability to work through the medium of welsh is highly desirable. One post will be located in the East, one in Central and one in West (this post will be Welsh Essential).

If you would like to discuss any aspect of the post, please call Sharon Hinchcliffe on 07500127723.


Secondment Opportunity for Charity Leader – 11am, 28th August

Secondment Opportunity for Charity Leader

Lloyds Bank Foundation are offering a 12-month secondment opportunity for a small charity leader.

The Lloyds Bank Foundation Development Team are looking for someone with experience of leading a charity with an income of under £1 million to help transform and strengthen small charities and the future of the sector.

The candidate will explore opportunities for collaboration and sustainability; generate new ideas; help restore ambition in the sector, and identify pathways to promote growth.

The Foundation will backfill the leader’s current post and cover expenses.

A webinar about the post will take place on 28 August 2019 at 11am.

Find out more here.

Settled Status Caseworker vacancies x 2 – 5pm, 30th August 2019

Settled Status Caseworker vacancies

Settled Status caseworker role

Salary:    £19,554 – £23,836 per annum (subject to experience) + 5% matched pension

Hours:     37.5 hours per week

Contract:  Fixed term until 31st December 2020

Location:  Mold (Peripatetic across North and Mid Wales)

Holidays:  25 days per annum

At Citizens Advice Flintshire we are a well-established and trusted local service and have been providing quality information and advice to residents of Flintshire for over 50 years, during this time we have helped over 100,000 people and it’s been 50 years of supporting communities and being supported by our volunteers, staff and funders.

We deliver the aims and principles of Citizens Advice by offering a comprehensive service of information, advice, advocacy and representation, and by working actively for change in the policies and practices of organisations that impact on the lives of our clients.

We are currently recruiting for two Settled Status Caseworkers to join our team.

The successful candidates will have:

  1. Minimum 1 year’s recent, relevant experience in advice work.
  2. Must have or be working towards the Citizens Advice Certificate in Advice Work or have equivalent experience.
  3. Ability to undertake generalist casework and manage caseload.
  4. Ability to learn and understand the requirements of the new EU Settled Status Scheme.
  5. Ability to research, analyse and interpret complex information.
  6. Ability and willingness to take on responsibility.
  7. Ability to plan and prioritise own work and meet deadlines.
  8. Good understanding of the benefit of digital delivery methods and their increasingly important role in the provision of advice services.
  9. Effective written and verbal communication skills including negotiation skills.
  10. Ability to give and receive feedback objectively and sensitively and a willingness to challenge constructively.
  11. Excellent IT skills and experience of using a range of suites such as MS Office.
  12. A commitment to continuous professional development, including a willingness to develop knowledge and skills in advice topics.
  13. A commitment to CAF aims principles, values and policies.
  14. Ability and willingness to travel regularly to a variety of outreach locations across the whole of mid and North Wales.
  15. Ability and willingness to work evenings and weekends as required.

For a copy of the job pack and application form please email: admin@flintshirecab.org.uk

Closing Date: 5pm 30th August 2019

Interview Date: 5th September 2019

Citizens Advice Flintshire is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Member Welsh Language Commissioner’s Advisory Panel – 2nd September

Member Welsh Language Commissioner's Advisory Panel

Role: Member Welsh Language Commissioner’s Advisory Panel

Hours: 6 days per year

Salary:  The Panel member is an office holder. The appointment is non-salaried and non-pensionable. Panel members are paid £198 per day including training days. This fee may be revised from time to time.

Location: The Panel’s meetings will be held in one of the Commissioner’s offices (Cardiff, Caernarfon, Carmarthen, or Ruthin). It may be possible to join meetings through video conferencing facilities.

Apply: Please visit https://bit.ly/2M8MMAH

Welsh: Essential

The Measure states that the Welsh Ministers must secure that, as far as it is practicable, there are at least 3, but not more than 5 members of the Advisory Panel at any time.

Advisory Panel members act as a source of strategic advice to the Commissioner on matters in respect of which the Commissioner has functions. Specifically, the Panel’s role includes:

  • To provide support and advice to the Commissioner in relation to the Commissioner’s functions under the Measure – and to act, when necessary, as a ‘critical friend’.
  • To provide a forum in which matters relevant to the Commissioner’s functions can be discussed.
  • At the Commissioner’s request, to consider certain documents produced by the Commissioner and to provide views upon those documents.

It is not intended that the Panel becomes involved with the Commissioner’s day-to-day activities, nor is it intended that the panel has a significant public profile. The Commissioner is not accountable to the Advisory Panel, but his work is informed by the discussions that take place with it.


For further information regarding the role of Advisory Panel to the Welsh Language Commissioner, please contact the Welsh Government’s Head of Welsh Language Legislation on telephone: 03000 256333 or email: Alan.Jones4@gov.wales

If you need any further assistance in applying for this role through the application process, please contact the Welsh Government’s Public Appointments Team on publicappointments@gov.wales.


Claims Administrator – 18th September

Claims Administrator

Job Title: Claims Administator
Location: Cardiff or Wrexham, Wales
Salary: £8,750 per annum (FTE £17,500 per annum)
Contract and hours: Fixed Term Until 31st December 2021, Part Time (17.5 hours per week)

Closing Date: 18/09/2019
Interview date: 04/10/2019

Action on Hearing Loss

We help people confronting deafness, tinnitus and hearing loss to live the life they choose. We enable them to take control of their lives and remove the barriers in their way.

Role and responsibilities

It’s an exciting time for Action on Hearing Loss Cymru as we begin a new employment project, which aims to support people with sensory loss (those who are deaf, have hearing loss, blind or have sight loss) into work.

Answering to the Finance Officer, the Claims Administrator will play a key role in ensuring this European Social Fund project runs smoothly.

The role requires someone who is experienced at financial administration, with good organisational skills and a strong attention to detail. You’ll also be used to effectively managing your own time, with the ability to meet deadlines.

You will also be passionate about making a difference to the lives of people who have sensory loss.

This scheme has been supported by the European Social Fund through the Welsh Government. [link to www.gov.wales/eu-funding]

For more information on these posts and to apply online, please visit https://jobs.actiononhearingloss.org.uk/

Action on Hearing Loss is the new name for RNID

Action on Hearing Loss promotes equal opportunities

Registered Charity Number: 207720

Independent Members Public Health Wales NHS Trust – 2nd October

Independent Members Public Health Wales NHS Trust

Role: Independent Member

Hours: 4 days per month

Salary: £9,360 per annum

Location: Cardiff

Apply: Please visit https://bit.ly/2ZaNAsI

Independent Members will among other things:

Discharge effective governance of the organisation, in all its integrated forms. You will take an active part in discussions, providing your opinion and challenge, and support to the Board on key issues.

Contribute to the development and maintenance of a healthy culture across the organisation’s functions and services.

Contribute to the work of the Board based upon your independence, your past experience and knowledge, and your ability to stand back from the day to day operational management.

Contribute to and accept corporate decisions to ensure a joined up, robust and transparent decision-making process by the Board.

Be expected, in time, to fully understand the business through active involvement to enable the effective performance of the organisation.

Work closely with other public, private and voluntary organisations ensuring that the views of patients, carers and families are fully involved in helping to shape, develop and improve services.

Analyse and critically review complex information and contribute to sound decision-making.

Oversee the effective stewardship of resources, ensuring openness and accountability in the allocation and utilisation of resources.

Volunteer: Call for nominations for Trustee Board – 6th September

Call for nominations for Trustee Board

Children in Wales, are seeking nominations to the Children in Wales Trustee Board, to take office from the AGM on Wednesday, 16 October 2019.

This year, the three longest serving Trustees required to stand down are Jonathan Scourfield, Hannah Williams and Sarah Crawley. Jonathan Scourfield and Hannah Williams have both served two terms of office and must therefore stand down for a period of two years before they can be nominated for election again. Sarah Crawley is eligible for re-nomination having served just one term of office. There is also an additional vacancy and therefore there are

four places available for election to the Trustee Board this year.

In preparation for this election, please find below links to the nomination papers, together with further details and a description of the role of Trustee.

I would be extremely grateful if you could consider whether or not you wish to make a nomination for the Trustee Board.

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact me. We are extremely grateful for the support that the Trustees provide for our organisation and I very much look forward to receiving nominations from you by Friday, 6 September 2019 and hope that you will be able to attend the Annual General Meeting.

Guidance papers: https://files.constantcontact.com/70a353b9001/72c4cfff-b25c-4b5e-b218-7649d7484b93.pdf

Nomination Papers: https://files.constantcontact.com/70a353b9001/033c0dec-5613-4b9f-98ba-2e9d3cdabdf6.pdf


Volunteer: Chair, Board of Trustees, Cancer Research Wales – 9th September

Chair, Board of Trustees, Cancer Research Wales

 Role Summary 

The role of the Chair is to provide leadership and direction to the board of Trustees and to chair the Trustee meetings. The Chair’s aim is to enable the board to fulfil their responsibilities for the overall governance and strategic direction of Cancer Research Wales.

The Chair will ensure that Cancer Research Wales complies with its governing document and constitution, charity law and any other relevant legislation or regulations and to make sure that Cancer Research Wales pursues its objects as defined in its governing document and constitution.

The Chair’s role is to work in partnership with the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Cancer Research Wales and to support the employees, enabling them to achieve the aims of the organisation; and to optimise the relationship between the board of Trustees and the staff.

In addition to the general responsibilities of a Trustee, the Chair has a number of tasks specific to their role.

Main Responsibilities of the Chair 

  • Providing leadership for the Board of Trustees in their role of setting the strategy and policy of the organisation.
  • Chairing and facilitating the Board meetings.
  • Liaise regularly with the Treasurer to maintain a clear grasp of the charity’s financial position and to ensure full and timely financial transparency and information disclosure to the Board.
  • Taking urgent action (but not decision making unless authorised) between Board meetings when it isn’t possible or practical to hold a meeting.
  • Representing the organisation at appropriate events, meetings or functions as a figure head.
  • Acting as a spokesperson for the organisation where appropriate.
  • Lead the Board in fostering and developing relationships with potential stakeholders including potential funders/donors.
  • Consult with CEO on matters of strategy, governance, finance and HR.
  • Oversee the CEO’s activities in the context of the implementation of Board’s strategy and policies.
  • Maintain oversight of any risk to reputation and/or financial standing of the organisation through the Risk Register.
  • Receive regular informal progress reports of the organisation’s work and financial performance from the CEO.
  • Reviewing and appraising the performance of the CEO.
  • Attending and being a member of other committees or working groups when appropriate in role as Chair.
  1. Qualities of a Chair
  • Commitment and understanding of the work of Cancer Research Wales.
  • Leadership skills coupled with the ability to bring independent judgement to make decisions for the good of Cancer Research Wales.
  • A willingness to devote the necessary time and effort to the duties as Chair and Trustee.
  • Good communication skills coupled with diplomacy.
  • Willingness to listen to the views of others and yet be prepared to speak one’s mind when appropriate.
  • Ability to work as an effective team member as well as leader.
  • Understanding of the legal responsibilities and liabilities of a Trustee.


Desirable experience 

  • Prior experience of Committee/Charity Trustee.
  • Knowledge of the work undertaken by Cancer research Wales.
  • A wider involvement with the voluntary sector within Wales.


  1. Time Commitment 
  • The Board meets four times a year in Cardiff.
  • It is important that the Chair is able to visit the charity office and be available to the Chief Executive Officer in person, by phone, text or email, on a regular basis.
  • From time to time, the Chair should be available to attend and represent the charity at events and meetings during the day or at evening functions.


Please note:

This position is not remunerated.  However, reasonable out of pocket expenses incurred fulfilling the duties of the role are reimbursed in line with the expenses policy.

  1. Apply for this role

If you would like to apply for the role, please email your CV and a brief covering letter to

Ann Tate, CEO ann.tate@wales.nhs.uk by Monday 9th September.

Please email gina.thomas@wales.nhs.uk if you would like to arrange an informal chat with a Trustee or with Ann Tate, CEO.




Volunteer: RSPCA Branch Trustee – ASAP

RSPCA Branch Trustee

About the opportunity

We are the RSPCA and it’s our vision to live in a world where all animals are respected and treated with compassion.  Our volunteers are incredible; they play an essential role in helping us carry out our important animal welfare work every day.

Do you have professional expertise you could use to help a good cause? Are you passionate about animal welfare? Trustees manage the affairs of a local RSPCA Branch to promote and provide animal welfare within the branch area.

As a trustee of a branch you will have the chance to influence how we care for and prevent cruelty to animals.

Main activities:

  • To be familiar with and support the aims and policies of the RSPCA.
  • To be familiar with the branch rules and follow them at all times.
  • To work with your fellow trustees and branch officers and jointly act in making decisions for the best interest of the branch and the RSPCA.
  • To ensure the branch meets all the minimum animal welfare standards (MAWS). Where they are not met, to work with national RSPCA staff to meet the standard as soon as practicable.
  • In conjunction with your fellow trustees and Branch support specialist (BSS), to write, adopt, monitor & review a branch development plan setting out the short and long term aims of your branch.
  • To actively participate in branch committee meetings and attend the branch annual general meeting and regional conference.
  • To be aware of the outcome of regional board meetings and support regional initiatives.
  • To attend the trustee training course.
  • To actively promote and advertise the society in an ongoing programme to recruit new branch trustees and volunteers.
  • To welcome new trustees and volunteers to the branch.
  • Each Branch appoints a Secretary, Treasurer and Chair. Role outlines for each of these Branch Officer roles are available.


We’re proud to be the oldest welfare charity around.

  • We were the first to introduce a law to protect animals and we work hard to ensure that all animals can live a life free from pain and suffering.
  • Through our campaigns we raise standards of care and awareness of issues for the animals who have no voice. We push for laws to be changed, improving the welfare of animals on farms, in research labs, in the wild, in paddocks or in our homes.
  • Through investigations and prosecutions, we stand up to those who deliberately harm animals to send out a clear message – we will not tolerate animal abuse.
  • Our highly trained officers tackle neglect and cruelty at every level and are working hard to stamp out large-scale serious, organised and commercial animal cruelty.
  • We believe every animal has the right to be counted as an individual.  Animals can rely on us to rescue them when they need us most. To rehabilitate them wherever possible, provide them with the very best veterinary care and to find them new homes, either through rehoming or release.

For more information about the role, please see: branch-trustee-outline


Volunteering: ICAN at North Wales Hospitals – Ongoing

ICAN Volunteer

ICAN have added more induction days for anybody willing to volunteer in the 3 hospitals (Ysbyty Gwynedd, Ysbyty Glan Clwyd or Ysbyty Maelor Wrexham.

The volunteering role is to be listener to patients that come through the Accidents & Emergency Department at the listed hospitals but don’t have any physical type of injury.

There is excellent training provided and amazing experience if you are looking to get into the medical or mental health side of things.

Just pop along to one of the information sessions or if you have any enquiries contact us on 01492 534091 or email volunteering@cvsc.org.uk

Dyddiadau i ddigwyddiadau anwytho nesaf ar gyfer y tri safle

Ysbyty Gwynedd – Ysbyty Glan Clwyd – Ysbyty Maelor Wrecsam


Dates for the next inductions for all three sites

Ysbyty Gwynedd – Ysbyty Glan Clwyd – Ysbyty Maelor Wrexham






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Ysbyty Glan Clwyd 6.00pm PRIF DDERBYNFA








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Volunteer: Personal Volunteer with Leonard Cheshire Dolywern – Ongoing

Personal Volunteer

Leonard Cheshire Dolywern are currently looking for groups of young volunteers to come in to the home and take part in inclusive gardening days with the service users, this has been very successful with groups in the past.

Volunteers must have good communication skills and be enthusiastic about the help they are providing to the home and its residents!

Previous experience working with disabled people is not necessary.

For more information and to apply please contact:

Stephen Evans
Volunteer Coordinator
Leonard Cheshire
Telephone: 01492 532 404
Email: stephen.evans@leonardcheshire.org

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Volunteer: Photography Assistant with Leonard Cheshire Dolywern – Ongoing

Photography Assistant

Leonard Cheshire are also looking for individual volunteers to come in.

They are looking for a volunteer to assist one of our residents with his photography in the gardens around the home, and also possibly processing the photos onto the computer and printing them.

This is a very personal volunteering opportunity and volunteers must have good communication skills, patience and a desire to teach and learn.

For more information and to apply, please contact:

Stephen Evans
Volunteer Coordinator
Leonard Cheshire
Telephone: 01492 532 404
Email: stephen.evans@leonardcheshire.org

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Volunteer: Artist / Arts & Crafts Groups with Leonard Cheshire Dolywern- Ongoing

Artist / Arts & Crafts Groups

Leonard Cheshire are looking for Art students from the universities and colleges to come in and host arts and crafts sessions with our residents, this is something that has been extremely popular in the past!

This opportunity is open to groups and individual volunteers alike!

For more information and to apply, please contact:

Stephen Evans
Volunteer Coordinator
Leonard Cheshire
Telephone: 01492 532 404
Email: stephen.evans@leonardcheshire.org

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Volunteering: Family Activity Support Volunteer

Family Activity Support Volunteer


Volunteering: Volunteer in the Arts

Volunteer in the Arts


Volunteering – Town Centre Ambassadors – Ongoing

Volunteering - Town Centre Ambassadors

Town Centre Ambassadors project


These are extremely challenging times for many independent retailers, in Wrexham and elsewhere. We need to raise awareness of just how much our town still has to offer – both on event days and others. Even after thirty plus years trading in the town centre we still sometimes get someone turn up in our shop who says “Gosh, I’ve lived in this area for ten years and I never knew this lovely shop was here!”

Another frustration is that when we do have an event in the town, its often hard for people in (say) Eagles Meadow or Island Green shopping centres, to realise that there is anything extra going on that might tempt them to explore a little further. And sometimes even people who have come into town for that event, go away disappointed because they have not realised just where various things are happening! We know this is true because of the comments we receive on social media.

Social media can only do so much; what we need are friendly people on the spot, roving through the different areas welcoming people with a big smile, helping them to find what they need (library, toilets, a particular shop, or whatever.) And armed with maps, flyers, heritage trail leaflets, and so on – to make sure people remember their visit to Wrexham town centre with pleasure and want to repeat it soon.

Martin and I decided to kick start the project in November from our own business funds, with a two-pronged effort – a flyer on Independent Wrexham, and a first batch of tabards to be worn by our volunteers. An appeal on the Wrexham Town Matters Facebook group quickly produced our first volunteer Ambassadors, and six people so far have ventured out in the tabards on some of the Saturdays before Christmas. We all received a largely positive reception as we distributed copies of the flyer, the Snowflake Trail entry form and the WCBC Christmas booklets.

AVOW has posted this volunteer opportunity on the “Volunteer Wales” database which should help us gain extra support. (Link: http://www.volunteering-wales.net/opportunity/29990/)

Joe Bickerton of the WCBC Tourism team is hoping to design some online training for us. And I have secured permission for the Ambassadors to operate within Eagles Meadow, hopefully I will do so for Island Green as well shortly. Various places in town have supplies of tabards, leaflets etc so you can grab them and put an odd hour in if and when you have the time!

I believe this is a great way to build community spirit, and make sure all those coming to our town centre – both residents and tourists – have a really great time. There’s no need to commit to a set number of hours or regular days – if everyone does a little when they can, it will all add up! You can make a difference, have a laugh and make new friends at the same time.

To get involved, either contact me, Ruth Rees, via Facebook Messenger, or email admin@wrexhambusinessgroup.co.uk – or drop in our shop, Martin Rees Jewellers in Chester Street – or you can follow the link above on the Volunteer Wales website.

Volunteering – Citizens Advice – Ongoing



Traineeship Construction Academy – Ongoing

Traineeship Construction Academy - Ongoing


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