Learning and Impact Adviser (to the Bettws Early Learning Community)

Division: Policy, Advocacy & Campaigns 
Department: UK Impact 
Team: Wales 
Location (Role): Newport/Cardiff (Hybrid/ Remote) 
Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract / Internal Secondment 
Full/Part Time: Full time (flexible working options available) 
Contract Duration: 28 months 
Closing Date: 12 October 2022 
Salary Range: 37,600

  • Do you have significant experience of data collection, evaluation and analysis?
  • Are you able to capture information and data to interpret and present to different groups of people?
  • Do you have experience with both qualitative and quantitative research methods?
  • Are you motivated by our vision of creating a world where every child doesn’t just survive but thrives and can go on to change the world – and of inspiring and leading others to do the same?

If the answer to these questions is yes, Save the Children would love to hear from you!

CASCADE In-Practice Visiting Researcher at Cardiff University

The purpose of the in-practice visiting researcher position is to support a practitioner in their academic development and help them prepare for future funding applications – especially for pursuing a part-time or full-time PhD or other funded research.

Applicants are therefore invited to hold the status of visiting researcher for 1 year, starting October 2022 in the Children’s Social Care Research and Development Centre (CASCADE) in Cardiff University. This opportunity will be relevant to those with a demonstrable interest in social work with children, young people, and their families.

This honorary affiliation with Cardiff University is unpaid but there is a stipend of £500 to offset costs, assuming full engagement.

Applicants are expected to be a registered social worker and have a strong interest in research.

To apply please e-mail Dr Martin Elliott (ElliottMC1@cardiff.ac.uk) by Friday 9th September 2022.

Paid Internship Opportunity: Understanding Welsh Places

The IWA is advertising a paid internship opportunity for an ambitious young person to contribute to the development of Understanding Welsh Places.

This is an internship intended for someone looking to acquire experience of working across the research and policy sector. This role would suit a variety of profiles, but would be particularly well-suited for people with an interest in the regeneration of towns, equalities, or in Welsh culture and geography, and an understanding of the role of data in developing high quality public services.

Apply before 9am on Tuesday 30 August 2022.

Policy and External Affairs Manager

The IWA is looking for a dynamic and politically savvy Policy and External Affairs Manager who is passionate about strengthening Wales’ democracy and economy.

In line with the IWA’s strategy, you will lead on designing, funding and delivering the IWA’s policy and research portfolio, ensuring that their agenda-setting projects are delivered effectively, communicated creatively for maximum impact, and securing commitment so our work contributes to strengthening Wales’ democracy, public services and economy.

Apply before 9am on Wednesday 21 September 2022.

Vacancies for Local Authority Governors – Autumn 2022

Applications are invited from those wishing to be considered for current Local Authority (LA) school governor vacancies at the Vale of Glamorgan. The LA Governor Appointments Panel will consider on the basis of the contribution applicants can bring to a school in terms of their skills and experience.

To find out about where vaccines are available and how to apply, please click to the Vale of Glamorgan Council website.

Closing date for the receipt of completed application packs is no later than Thursday 8 September 2022 at midday.

Children in Wales is seeking to recruit a new Chair for our Trustee Board

Children in Wales is the national umbrella organisation for those working with children, young people and families in Wales and its work is underpinned by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. The Chair is responsible to the Trustee Board and to the membership of the organisation for its governance and strategic direction. 

Applicants should have experience of strategic leadership at a senior level within a large organisation, in the academic, statutory or not-for-profit sector. Experience in public office and of a Trustee Board or Management Committee of a similar organisation is highly desirable. Applicants must have a demonstrable commitment and interest in children’s rights. Most of all, you will be passionate about improving the lives of our children and young people, and committed to inspiring everyone with our vision of them at the heart of a strong Wales.

If, after reading the application pack, you wish to discuss this vacancy in more detail please contact: owen.evans@childreninwales.org.uk.

The deadline for receipt of completed applications is Wednesday, 31st August 2022.