Recruitment

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  • Policy Adviser

  • Participation Officer

Policy Adviser

  • Salary: £29,100 – £35,750 per annum full time
  • Up to 2 permanent whole-time equivalent vacancies 
  • Open to applications for both full time or part time contracts

You’ll be adept at analysing and influencing key policy initiatives from Welsh Government, UK Government and other public bodies. You will monitor their impact upon the wellbeing of children, young people and families at both national and local levels, taking account of the perspective of children and young people.

 What skills will you need?
  • in-depth understanding of policy and practice issues that affect children and young people
  • knowledge of the impact of the functions of public, voluntary and charitable bodies on their rights and welfare
  • the ability to collate and interpret data and use your strong influencing skills to work with stakeholders to deliver change for children and young people.
How to apply

Here are the documents you’ll need to make an application:

Please return the forms to recruitment@childcomwales.org.uk, or by post.

Closing date for applications: 23:59 Sunday 6th January 2019 with interviews taking place in our Swansea office on 18th January 2019.

Participation Officer

  • Salary: £29,100 – £35,750 per annum full time
  • Up to 1.5 permanent whole-time equivalent vacancies
  • Open to applications for both full time or part time contracts

You’ll be working closely with all members of the Commissioners staff team to support their work with children and young people. You will play a key role in ensuring that the Commissioner’s Strategic plan and direction is shaped by the thinking and opinions of children and young people in Wales.

What skills will you need?
  • previous knowledge and experience of working with children and young people,
  • the ability to demonstrate knowledge and experience of communication and participation methods
  • Oodles of creativity and innovation particularly when it comes to meeting the communication needs of children and young people.
How to apply

Here are the documents you’ll need to make an application:

Please return the forms to recruitment@childcomwales.org.uk, or by post.

Closing date for applications: 23:59 Sunday 6th January 2019 with interviews taking place in our Swansea office on 23rd January 2019.

Our vision

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 new people who are as passionate as we are about achieving positive outcomes in the lives of children and young people in Wales and their ability to access their rights.

Location and flexible working

All posts based in our Office in Llansamlet, Swansea; however, as an organisation with an All Wales remit there are also some requirements for travel across Wales.

We can support you to work your hours flexibly to maintain a great work life balance and to suit peak demands in our calendar of events with occasional evenings, weekends or public holidays

If you’d like an informal chat about any of these opportunities please call Andy Wallsgrove, Head of Practice for Participation posts or Rachel  Thomas Head of Policy and Public Affairs for Policy posts on 01792 765600.

The Children’s Commissioner for Wales is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to treating Welsh and English speaking candidates to an equally high standard.