DAC are recruiting!

North West Wales Regional Officer – Disability Arts Cymru

Salary – £23460 per annum (£11730 pro rata)

17.5 Hours per week  




Disability Arts Cymru (DAC) is looking for a highly motivated Regional Development Officer to help us widen the impact of our work in North Wales; establishing development programmes and disability arts networks across the region. The successful candidate will focus their work across Conwy, Gwynedd, Anglesey and will have a shared responsibility for North Powys.

We believe in…. Opening up access and opportunity, celebrating diversity, nurturing embryonic and established high-calibre disabled practitioners, and inspiring change throughout Wales.

Our vision is a simple one: to make the arts in Wales creative and diverse in equal measure, with disabled and Deaf people at the very core. 

Closing Date for applications – 5pm, 12th April 2018

Interviews – 23rd or 24th of May 2018

To apply contact:    post@dacymru.com

Tel: 02920 551 040    – www.disabilityartscymru.co.uk

National Theatre Wales – Job Vacancy- Assistant Facilitator (Freelance)

National Theatre Wales 2National Theatre Wales is seeking to appoint a highly motivated and energetic individual for the following vacancy.

The Agency (NTW) – Assistant Facilitator (Freelance)

 Working closely with The Agency Project Coordinator, the Assistant Facilitator is responsible for supporting the development and delivery of The Agency project in Cardiff – a collaborative project directed at engaging and empowering young people within Cardiff to plan structure and deliver their own projects.  Using a methodology developed for working with young people living below the poverty line in Brazil, the project provides development opportunities for young people in the UK, helping them to launch social enterprises and ambitious projects that positively impact the local area.


Total Fee £5,680

£100 per day for 3-day Training Camp

£175 per week x 28 weeks

£80 per day for 6 days Planning and Evaluation

Regular Hours: 13 hours per week (To include delivery, preparation & evaluation)


We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all backgrounds. Applications can be received in English or Welsh.

Deadline: 1pm, Friday 23rd March 2018                                   Interviews:  w/c 9th April 2018, Cardiff

For further information, application form, job description and person specification in English or Welsh please visit our website.



Literature Wales – Board of Management Recruitment

Recruitment of Chair and Directors for Literature Wales Management Board

We’re looking for dynamic and inspiring individuals to join our Board of Management, as well as a visionary individual to lead the organisation as Chair.

Joining our Board in 2018 will mean that you will actively shape the future of Literature Wales as it frames its new Strategic Plan for 2019 – 2022.

Literature Wales is a forward-looking organisation which thrives on change and responds positively and directly to challenges. We are looking for people who want to contribute to building a better society and ensure that literature is a voice for all. We are looking for strong advocates who share the vision and values of the organisation, and who can help shape the next phase of our development.


Literature Wales is seeking its second Chair, as the distinguished poet and academic Damian Walford Davies is due to step down in Spring 2018 in accordance with the mandated length of office set out in the organisation’s Articles of Association.

The ability to communicate in both Welsh and English is essential for the role of Chair.


Literature Wales’ Board of Directors represents a broad sector and includes a range of expertise, experience and voices. We particularly welcome applications from young people and individuals who represent protected characteristics. In this current recruitment process, priority will be given to applicants who demonstrate knowledge of and/ or experience in at least one of the following areas:

  • Governance
  • Legal & HR
  • Finance
  • Development and Business
  • Children & Young People
  • International Networks
  • Communications & PR

Literature Wales is a bilingual organisation and a positive attitude towards the Welsh language is essential for the role of Director.

Closing Date: Monday 12 March 2018, 12.00 noon

Interviews: week commencing 19 March 2018

For further information contact Literature Wales on: 
post@literaturewales.org / 029 2047 2266.

Work with Mess Up The Mess

Join our Team!  – Job Opportunity 

Are you passionate about youth arts and drama and engaging young people from diverse backgrounds? Are you committed to making sure all young people are able to participate regardless of the particular barriers they may face? Can you lead a small team delivering regular workshops in Ammanford and Brynaman and outreach work across South Wales? If the answer is yes, please check our Youth Arts Lead position that’s available. 

Ydych chi’n frwdfrydig iawn ynghylch celfyddydau ieuenctid a drama ac ymgysylltu â phobl ifanc o gefndiroedd amrywiol? Ydych chi wedi ymrwymo i sicrhau bod pob unigolyn ifanc yn gallu cymryd rhan, waeth pa rwystrau unigol maen nhw’n eu hwynebu? Allwch chi arwain tîm bach, gan ddarparu gweithdai rheolaidd yn Rhydaman a Brynaman a gwaith allgymorth ar draws De Cymru? Os ie,  Ewch i’n gwefan, i gael gwybod mwy amdano ei’n swydd Arweinydd Celfyddydau Ieuenctid. 


Job Opportunity – Bilingual Producer at WMC

The Wales Millennium Centre Creative Learning team are looking for a Bilingual Producer. This role is responsible for delivery of the strands of the Creative Learning and Participation Strategy, ensuring engagement and development of target groups including children, young people, and community groups.

Find the  application form and job details at: www.wmc.org.uk

British Red Cross

Positive Steps Project Manager

Role details

Role reference REQ0000018EP

Application closing date 08/02/2018

Location: Flexible within Wales

Contract type: Fixed Term until 31st of November 2019

35 hours per week

Salary: GBP 25,000

About the role

We are looking for a positive, energetic and enthusiastic person to oversee the strategic delivery of the new Camau Cadarn/Positive Steps (CCPS) service delivered in partnership with Royal Voluntary Service (RVS). Reporting to the Operations Manager this role will manage and co-ordinate the existing schemes in Mid and North Wales.

In addition to line managing the team leaders/service co-ordinators of the CCPS, the post will also have responsibility for ensuring that the contract and reporting requirements of the funder(s) are met.

About the team

Camau Cadarn/ Positive Steps is a national partnership project between the British Red Cross and Royal Voluntary Service (RVS). This post is funded by Welsh Government for three years. This post will be line-managed by the British Red Cross but the post holder will work closely with staff at RVS.

The British Red Cross is committed to being an inclusive employer with a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from people from the widest possible diversity of backgrounds, cultures and experiences – including disabled and ethnic minority candidates. This is to contribute to the breadth of experience we need to respond to people in crisis.

As part of its recruitment and selection process the British Red Cross undertakes PVG/DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checking of all individuals who regularly work with or have access to children and vulnerable adults.

Closing date for applications is 23:59 on the 8th of February 2018.

If you feel like this role is ideal for you, please click here to view the full role profile and apply!

The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).

Follow us on Twitter @RedCrossJobsUK and on Linked in – British Red Cross, to hear about our latest job vacancies.

Refusing to ignore people in crisis.

Age Cymru

cARTrefu Project Coordinator

Post Location: Cardiff

Advertised Salary:£25000 per annum 

                                          Closing Date :11/02/2018

We’re looking for a positive, motivated and experienced project coordinator who will support the cARTrefu team, residents and care home staff to create artistic work that pushes the expectations of what is possible.

cARTrefu which means ‘to reside’ in Welsh, is an Age Cymru programme to improve:

The quality and accessibility of arts experiences for older people in residential care.
The confidence and skills of care staff to increase creative activity in care homes.
Opportunities for professional development of artists and to provide a platform to showcase residents and artists work to the wider public.

Based on a model created by the Courtyard Theatre in Hereford, cARTrefu has been running since January 2015 and has become the largest project of its kind in Europe. It’s funded by the Baring Foundation and Arts Council Wales. cARTrefu is run in close collaboration with our Gwanwyn Festival, a national festival celebrating creativity in older age.

You’ll be required to support the delivery of the project across Wales. The post will involve co-ordinating the work of all project mentors and artists, supporting the recruitment of and maintaining strong working relationships with care homes and wider arts community and coordinating relationships with project funders.

You’ll have experience of working in an arts or care environment with a confident and positive approach to handling interaction with others, excellent written and verbal communication skills with a high level of organisational and co-ordination skills.

Interview date: We’re hoping to conduct interviews week commencing 26 February 2018.

For the job pack and how to apply, please follow this link to our Careers site

National Theatre Wales

The Agency Project Co-ordinator

National Theatre Wales 2National Theatre Wales is seeking to appoint a highly motivated and energetic individual for the above vacancy.

Working closely with the Head of Collaboration (TEAM), the Agency Project Coordinator is responsible for leading on the development and delivery of The Agency project in Cardiff (an initiative imported from Brazil’s favelas, allowing young people from deprived inner-city areas to develop business ideas benefitting their communities). The role is responsible for managing The Agency freelance staff contracted to deliver work within Cardiff.

Salary £24,ooo per annum, pro rata. 21 hours per week.

Term: Fixed term contract (29 months) part time.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all backgrounds. Applications can be received in English or Welsh.

Deadline: Thursday 8th February 1pm.

Interviews: Monday 19th February, Cardiff.

For further information, application form, job description and person specification in English or Welsh please visit the website: http://nationaltheatrewales.org/about#workwithus

ACW Lead Creative Schools Scheme

Call Out for Creative Practitioners

Wanted: Art, Drama and IT Practitioners

Fee: £3,000 each and a contribution towards resources

Ysgol Crud Y Werin, Aberdaron, Pwllheli, Gwynedd LL53 8BP

Ysgol Abererch, Abererch, Pwllheli, Gwynedd, LL53 6YU


Ysgol Crud Y Werin and Ysgol Abererch, Gwynedd are eager to appoint creative practitioners to facilitate an innovative and exciting scheme as part of the Lead Creative Schools Scheme, Arts Council of Wales. The aim of the scheme is to promote new ways of working in schools, giving the school an opportunity to develop an innovative and purposeful learning programme aimed at improving the quality of teaching and learning. More information about the scheme is available here.

If you would like to chat about the scheme please contact Gwawr Wyn Roberts on 01286 679721 / 07789 032517 or email: gwawrwynroberts@gwynedd.llyw.cymru