Administrative Officer

Are you looking for a summer job? Are you interested in promoting children’s rights? Do you want to gain experience working with a national organisation that promotes and safeguards the rights and welfare of children and young people in Wales?

We’re looking for a full time Administrative Officer to join our team for an initial six week period, with a starting salary of £19,240 per annum.

Based in Llansamlet, Swansea, with some travel across Wales, you’ll be providing us with a wide range of administrative support activities, including providing bilingual cover for the main telephone line, responding to initial enquiries in English and Welsh, word processing, minute taking and supporting events.

If you’re interested in joining us, please send your CV to before 5pm on Wednesday, 18 July 2018.

If you’d like an informal chat about any of these opportunities please call Sara Jermin, Head of Communications and Performance, or Amanda Evans, Head of Human Resources, on 01792 765600.

The Children’s Commissioner for Wales is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to treating the English and Welsh languages on the basis of equality.  Applications may be submitted in Welsh and will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English

Participation Officer

  • Salary £29,100 per annum full time
  • Based in Swansea but with a requirement to travel regularly to mid and north Wales
  • Flexible working arrangements supported to accommodate regular travel

We aspire to a Wales where all children and young people have an equal chance to be the best that they can be.

We’d love to find someone who’s as passionate as us about achieving positive outcomes in the lives of children and young people in Wales and their ability to access their rights.

What you’ll be doing

You’ll be supporting and advising the Children’s Commissioner for Wales in her role as Wales’ independent champion for children and young people, and other members of staff in the Office of the Children’s Commissioner for Wales, to listen, engage, respond and monitor the views of children and young people in Wales.

What skills and knowledge you will need

  • Be committed to improving outcomes and promoting the interests, views, and rights of children and young people.
  • Be organised and experienced in working with children and young people, with the ability to project manage forward plans and meet deadlines.
  • Be confident in communication and participation methods with children and young people and be able to do so competently in English and Welsh.
  • Be creative in your ability to design and deliver workshops and events aimed at children and young people and the adults who care for them or who work with them
  • Be knowledgeable about the UNCRC and children’s rights in Wales.

Closing date for receipt of applications: 9am Monday 30th July 2018

Interviews for this post will take place on Monday 13th August 2018

Recruitment Documents

Please return the Application Form and Equality and Diversity Monitoring form by email to or by post.

We welcome enquiries from everyone and greatly value diversity in our workforce and we would particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups. A large print, braille or audio version of this advert can be obtained on request.

What’s it like to work for us?

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