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Staff Vacancies


Volunteer and Community Training Support

Location: Priory House, Ocean Way, Cardiff
Hours: 35 per week to include evenings and weekends
Salary: £15,655 - £18,685 per annum plus benefits
Contract: Maternity cover (6-12 months)

We are seeking a pro-active individual to provide efficient and effective administrative provision to support the lifesaving work of our dedicated volunteers and help towards our mission to have a first aider in every street in Wales.  

St John Cymru-Wales is Wales’ first aid charity. We believe that everyone who needs first aid should receive it. With 4,000 volunteers, supported by commercial training, supplies and ambulance services, we are a complex and diverse group offering a really exciting challenge to the right person.

To apply, please send a copy of your CV to trainingjobs@stjohnwales.org.uk

Job description

Closing date for applications is 23rd January 2017.  


Fundraising Appeal Manager

Location: Priory House, Ocean Way, Cardiff
Hours: 35 per week to include evenings and weekends
Salary: £27,775 - £32,825 per annum plus benefits
Contract: Fixed-term for 2 years

2018 marks the 100th anniversary of St John Cymru Wales. This important milestone in the organisation’s history provides a significant and unique opportunity to promote St John Cymru Wales. Specifically it will enable the organisation to better leverage support from new and existing donors, campaigners and volunteers to ensure it can continue to support communities for generations to come.

This is a unique opportunity to play a leading role in the development and the delivery of a high profile project. You will also be required to implement a successful capital appeal strategy across a range of fundraising channels, particularly Major Donor, Corporate and events fundraising.

We are looking for an experienced Fundraiser, with proven skills in major giving, community and events fundraising and marketing. You’ll be a strategic thinker, who is highly-organised, self-motivated, and tenacious with excellent communication and influencing skills. Above all, you’ll have a proven record and a natural appetite to generate significant income from your fundraising efforts and a track record of achieving challenging fundraising targets.

To apply, please download and complete the application form and return to natasha.dabrowska@stjohnwales.org.uk or post to; Natasha Dabrowska, St John Cymru-Wales, Priory House, Beignon Close, Ocean Way, Cardiff CF24 5PB.

Job description

Application form

Closing date for applications is Monday 30th January 2017.

Interview date is week commencing Monday 6th February 2017.

No agencies please.


Community Fundraiser

Location: Priory House, Ocean Way, Cardiff
Hours: 35 per week to include evenings and weekends
Salary: £23,988 - £27,522 per annum plus benefits
Contract: Permanent

We are looking for a talented community fundraiser who has proven experience of working with donors and volunteers. In what is a new role, this is an exciting opportunity to build on your volunteer management skills and play a key part in helping to shape and deliver our community fundraising programme across Wales. 

As the Community Fundraiser, you will oversee the development and implementation of a volunteer delivered community fundraising plan. You should be highly motivated and enthusiastic, with excellent interpersonal skills with a natural ability to engage a range of supporters and volunteers to promote the work and vision of St John Cymru Wales through the delivery of local and national fundraising initiatives and campaigns.

If you’re enthusiastic, hardworking and motivated by helping others to make a difference then we would love to hear from you.

To apply, please download and complete the application form and return to natasha.dabrowska@stjohnwales.org.uk or post to; Natasha Dabrowska, St John Cymru-Wales, Priory House, Beignon Close, Ocean Way, Cardiff CF24 5PB.

Job description

Application form

Closing date for applications is Monday 30th January 2017.

Interview date is week commencing Monday 6th February 2017.


Media and Communications Manager

Location: Priory House, Ocean Way, Cardiff
Hours: 35 per week to include evenings and weekends
Salary: £23,988 - £27,522 per annum plus benefits
Contract: Permanent

The Media and Communication’s Manager will manage the organisation’s proactive and reactive engagement with the media; work with staff and volunteers to develop and implement effective communications programmes and support the organisation’s wider efforts to communicate with stakeholder groups.

Externally, you’ll be responsible for building and protecting the reputation of St John Cymru Wales across both its charitable and commercial work, regionally and nationally. On a day-to-day basis this means finding and pitching relevant and engaging news stories as well as ensuring that media and other external queries are handled in a timely and accurate way.

We’re looking for someone with proven experience of delivering successful media campaigns that have generated high quality media coverage across a range of channels. You should be a self-starter who thrives under pressure and is able to meet tight deadlines but who is also able to communicate well and connect with colleagues at all levels, including CEO and trustee level.  

To apply, please download and complete the application form and return to natasha.dabrowska@stjohnwales.org.uk or post to; Natasha Dabrowska, St John Cymru-Wales, Priory House, Beignon Close, Ocean Way, Cardiff CF24 5PB.

Job description

Application form

Closing date for applications is Monday 30th January 2017.

Interview date is week commencing Monday 13th February 2017.


Volunteer Vacancies

St John Cymru Wales is looking to recruit and fill a number of exciting volunteer positions across Wales. All positions are open for non-members and members of St John Cymru Wales to apply.

HQ Staff Officer - Nursing

Reportable to the National Nursing Officer, this position will further develop the work of Nursing within St John and expand the clinical leadership, management and advice on healthcare matters. Particular emphasis will be placed on clinical development, quality and engagement to ensure St John Cymru Wales continues to provide high standards of care and robust clinical governance procedures.

Please click here for a full role description. If interested, please send a letter of interest outlining why you believe you are suitable for this role and a copy of your CV to Jane Collier, National Nursing Officer at collier.jane@hotmail.co.uk

Closing date for applications: 30th January 2017.


Cardiff & the Vale County

County Recruitment & Retention Officer

 Role description

Divisional Officer in Charge - Penarth Division

Role description

Closing date for applications: 21st January 2017.

Divisional Officer in Charge - City of Cardiff Division

Role description

Closing date for applications: 27th January 2017.

If you are interested in the above role, please send a letter of interest outlining why you believe you are suitable for the role and a copy of your CV to Michael Flanagan, Commissioner at michael.flanagan@cardiffandthevalecounty.sjaw.org.uk

County Youth Development Officer

Role description

If you are interested in the above role, please send a letter of interest outlining why you believe you are suitable for the role and a copy of your CV to Daniel Lyons, Youth Development Manager at daniel.lyons@stjohnwales.org.uk

Closing date for applications: 29th January 2017.


Dyfed County

Divisional Officer in Charge - Carmarthen Division

Role description

Closing date for applications: 3rd February 2017.

Divisional Finance Officer - Carmarthen Division

Role description

Closing date for applications: 10th February 2017.

If you are interested in the above roles, please send a letter of interest outlining why you believe you are suitable for the role and a copy of your CV to Nigel Lewis, Commissioner at
nigel.lewis@dyfedcounty.sjaw.org.uk


Gwent County

County Fundraising Officer

 Role description

If you are interested in  the above role, please send a letter of interest outlining why you believe you are suitable for the role and a copy of your CV to Mike Gregg, County HR Officer at mike.gregg@gwentcounty.sjaw.org.uk

Closing date for applications: 1st February 2017.


North Wales Region

Divisional Officer in Charge - Ruthin Division 

Role description

Divisional Finance Officer - Wrexham Division

 Role description

Assistant Badger Sett Leader - Strode Badger Division 

Role description

If you are interested in the above roles, please send a letter of interest outlining why you believe you are suitable for the role and a copy of your CV to Richard Roberts, Deputy Commissioner at richard.roberts@nwregion.sjaw.org.uk 

Closing date for applications: 27th January 2017.


Powys County

Divisional Secretary

 Role description

If you are interested in  the above role, please send a letter of interest outlining why you believe you are suitable for the role and a copy of your CV to Andy King, County HR Officer at andy.king@westglamorgancounty.sjaw.org.uk

Closing date for applications: 10th February 2017.


West Glamorgan County

County Training Officer

 Role description

If you are interested in  the above role, please send a letter of interest outlining why you believe you are suitable for the role and a copy of your CV to Andy King, County HR Officer at andy.king@westglamorgancounty.sjaw.org.uk

Closing date for applications: 21st January 2017.

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St John Cymru Wales
Priory House,
Beignon Close,
Ocean Way,
Cardiff
CF24 5PB

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