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Paid Roles

Cardiff based
We are looking for an experienced Director of Youth to take responsibility for our 2,750 young volunteers aged between 6 and 25. Reporting directly to the Chief Executive, and supported by a 5 person team at NHQ, you will play a leading role in the continued modernisation and development of St John Cymru Wales, as one of Wales’ leading youth charities. Strong leadership, management expertise, strategic vision and entrepreneurial skills will be fundamental therefore to achieving our mission.
You will be accountable for delivering the following key goals:
Ensuring St John places the highest emphasis on youth activities, resources and opportunities for young people.
Raising funds specifically for the benefit of our youth volunteers. 
Achieving strong partnerships between external organisations, NHQ and volunteers.
Maximising charitable output.
Achieving the highest standards of quality and performance.
Ensuring strict compliance with St John’s policy on safeguarding.
As a member of the senior management team you will also play a critical role in the overall strategic, financial and operational development of the charity.
To be successful in the role you will need to be a caring, creative, dynamic, proactive leader experienced in implementing change, driving performance and building and leading high quality, results focused teams of volunteers and employees. Needless to say you will also have extensive experience in youth volunteer management.
St John Cymru-Wales is Wales’ first aid charity. We believe that everyone who needs first aid should receive it. With 4,500 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.
For further details please download the role specification.
 
To apply please download and complete the application form and return with a covering letter and CV to Gwyneth Speller, PA to Chief Executive, St John Cymru-Wales, Priory House, Beignon Close, Ocean Way, Cardiff CF24 5PB or email gwyneth.speller@stjohnwales.org.uk. For more information contact Keith Dunn, Chief Executive on 029 20449643
 
Closing date for applications is 7th September 2014. Interviews will take place in the week commencing 6th October.
Applicants who have not received a response by the 21st September 2014 should assume they have not been shortlisted.
No agencies please.

Director Of Youth

Salary £45,450 – £55,550 pa plus excellent benefits

Cardiff based

We are looking for an experienced Director of Youth to take responsibility for our 2,750 young volunteers aged between 6 and 25. Reporting directly to the Chief Executive, and supported by a five person team at NHQ, you will play a leading role in the continued modernisation and development of St John Wales, as one of Wales’ leading youth charities. Strong leadership, management expertise, strategic vision and entrepreneurial skills will be fundamental therefore to achieving our mission.

You will be accountable for delivering the following key goals:

  • Ensuring St John places the highest emphasis on youth activities, resources and opportunities for young people.
  • Raising funds specifically for the benefit of our youth volunteers. 
  • Achieving strong partnerships between external organisations, NHQ and volunteers.
  • Maximising charitable output.
  • Achieving the highest standards of quality and performance.
  • Ensuring strict compliance with St John’s policy on safeguarding.

As a member of the Senior Management Team you will also play a critical role in the overall strategic, financial and operational development of the charity.

To be successful in the role you will need to be a caring, creative, dynamic, proactive leader experienced in implementing change, driving performance and building and leading high quality, results focused teams of volunteers and employees. Needless to say you will also have extensive experience in youth volunteer management.

St John Cymru-Wales is Wales’ first aid charity. We believe that everyone who needs first aid should receive it. With 4,500 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.

For further details please download the role specification.

To apply please download and complete the application form and return with a covering letter and CV to:

Gwyneth Speller, PA to Chief Executive, St John Wales, Priory House, Beignon Close, Ocean Way, Cardiff CF24 5PB or email gwyneth.speller@stjohnwales.org.uk. For more information contact Keith Dunn, Chief Executive on 029 20449643

Closing date for applications is 14th September 2014. Interviews will take place in the week commencing 6th October.

Applicants who have not received a response by the 21st September 2014 should assume they have not been shortlisted.

No agencies please.

Director of Youth Job Description

St John Application Form


Administrator - Patient Transport Services 

St John Cymru-Wales - Operational Centre, Cardiff

Salary: Band 23 (£15,655 - £18,685)

St John Wales, the country’s leading first aid charity, is looking to recruit an experienced administrator to support the growth of the Patient Transport Services. Based at the St John Operational Centre at Fairwater in Cardiff, the Administrator will work as part of a team to support the business.

Closing Date 2nd September 2014

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Please send completed application form to:  Lynne Coles at lynnec@stjohnwales.org.uk


Patient Care Assistant (Patient Transport Services) 

St John Cymru-Wales - Operational Centre, Cardiff

Starting rate is £6.80 per hour, rising to £7.80 after six months and 20 shifts.

Patient Transport Services have reviewed its ambulance crewing competencies to deliver non-emergency transfers and are introducing “Patient Care Assistants” for some non-emergency work; like Cardiff & Vale, Bronglais, Renal, WAST PCS and non-emergency Ad-Hoc work.

Note - to maintain a flexible work force, it is intended to restrict the number of Patient Care Assistants vacancies to 12

Based at the St John Operational Centre, Fairwater, Cardiff. The PCA will work as part of a team to support the business.

Closing Date 2nd September 2014

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Please send completed application form to:  Lynne Coles at lynnec@stjohnwales.org.uk


Co-ordinator/Planning (Patient Transport Services) 

St John Cymru-Wales - Operational Centre, Cardiff

Salary Band: £19,695 - £24,745

Closing Date 2nd September 2014

St John Wales, the country’s leading first aid charity, is looking to recruit an experienced coordinator/planning to support the growth of the Patient Transport Services.

Based at the St John Operational Centre, Fairwater, Cardiff. The coordinator will work as part of a team to support the business.

Please click here to download the job description

Please click here to download the application form

Please send completed application form to: Lynne Coles at lynnec@stjohnwales.org.uk


Door to Door Fundraisers (Wesser)

Wesser limited are currently looking for candidates to work as part of our national teams raising financial support for St John Cymru-Wales & St John Ambulance.

The role involves joining one of our many teams around the UK and fundraising on a door to door basis to generate funds that help local projects and charitable activities.

As relocation is required, Wesser provides fully furnished accommodation to a very high standard, ensuring a great place to relax at the end of a hard working day. A company car is also provided to each team.

Our teams work on a full time basis to secure the best possible number of supporters and funds for the charity.

The ideal candidate will be tenacious, motivated and driven to earn good money as well as support a great cause. Development and progression will always be made available for high achievers.

All of our fundraisers are provided with an excellent performance payment structure with a guaranteed hourly rate. On target earnings of £1500 per month.

To help you find your feet in the job, Wesser provides a comprehensive training package focused on ethical fundraising, personal development and leadership skills.

Apply now! You will be redirected to a quick and easy application form or to fast track your application call our recruitment hotline on 01462 704865.

Applicants will be contacted within 48 hours of submitted application.


Voluntary Roles 

County Commissioner - Powys 

St John is seeking the appointment of suitably qualified and experienced person for the above role. 

County Commissioners are accountable to the Chief Executive for the management of all volunteer personnel and activities within their county, in accordance with the charity’s regulations, policies and procedures, and for the deliverance of the principles and values of ‘One St. John’.

Please click here to view the role description/person specification.

Applications are welcomed from members of St John Wales for this interesting, varied and demanding role. Please submit your current CV together with an expression of interest letter, outlining how your experience and expertise can meet the requirements set out in the person specification, to:

Keith M Dunn OBE, KStJ, Chief Executive for St John Cymru Wales, Priory House, Beignon Close, Ocean Way, Cardiff CF24 5PB, or email gwyneth.speller@stjohnwales.org.uk 

If you require any further information then please do not hesitate to contact Keith Dunn on 02920 449644. Closing date for applications is 6th September 2014.

Interviews will take place in October. Applicants invited for interview will be asked to give a 10 minute presentation on their future short and long term plans for their county.

Please note: This voluntary role is an unpaid appointment and is non contractual.


Counsellors

Our volunteers provide an extremely valuable service to the public, however, while undertaking their duties some of our volunteers experience traumatic incidents and need someone to talk to.

Could you offer support in your area?

If you have a counselling qualification and would like to know more, please contact Helen Butler, National Safeguarding Coordinator on 07884587027.


County Safeguarding Officers 

Safeguarding is a huge priority for us all at St John Wales. We seek to provide an environment where all members can work safely to serve the community and take every reasonable precaution to minimise risk while providing demanding, challenging and enjoyable activities

We are currently looking for County Safeguarding Officers who will work as part of a national team – if you have a background in Safeguarding and believe you could make a difference in your county please contact Helen Butler by e mail – helen.butler@stjohnwales.org.uk 

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Beignon Close,
Ocean Way,
Cardiff
CF24 5PB

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