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Policy and External Affairs Manager
Cymorth Cymru

Location: Cardiff
Salary: £32,130 (full time)
Closing Date: 15 August, 2020

As the representative body for homelessness, housing and support services in Wales, Cymorth Cymru plays a critical role in influencing Welsh policy and practice. We currently have a unique opportunity to build on the response to COVID and ensure that Wales takes further steps to end homelessness and ensure that everyone has a safe place to call home.

We are looking for a strategic, passionate and determined person to join us in this endeavour as our new Policy and External Affairs Manager.

We’re looking for someone with the skills, knowledge and experience to ensure that we continue to have a significant impact on Welsh policy, with a particular focus on homelessness, housing and social care. Working in a high challenge, high support environment you will lead a range of projects, managing several priorities and leading our fantastic policy, research and events team.

We are looking for someone who has excellent communication skills, builds effective partnerships and is able to work independently as well as part of a team. You will also be committed to creating a supportive environment for the people you manage to thrive.

Download the job description and person specification here.

PLEASE NOTE: If you define as BAME, or a person of colour you will be guaranteed an interview provided you meet the essential criteria for the role.

How to Apply:

Application forms:

Please download and complete the attached application forms, and send to

Application deadline: 23:59 on Saturday 15th August

Interview information:

  • Interviews will take place on 20th and 21st August in Cardiff.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be asked to prepare and deliver a presentation titled:

‘How can Wales make progress towards ending homelessness over the next 3 years – and what are the key opportunities and challenges for government and the sector?’


If you are interested in this job and want to find out more, then please don't hesitate to get in touch with Katie (our Director) or Oliver (our current Policy and External Affairs Manager) on or to arrange a call.

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Welfare Benefits Specialist Advisors (two posts)
Crisis UK

Location: Based at any of the 11 Skylights across GB
Salary: £33,174 (+ £4k if London based)
Closing Date: 13 August, 2020

This is an exciting opportunity to provide expert advice on welfare rights and entitlements for people facing homelessness, including those who may appear to have no recourse to public funds, to contribute to Crisis’ mission of ending homelessness.

You will provide advice and assistance on an internal consultancy basis to Crisis Skylight staff to enable them to advocate for their clients. For complex cases, more direct involvement will be required including direct work with members and advocacy to relevant agencies. To be successful in this role you will have extensive experience of working in the welfare benefits sector. You will enjoy working across Client Services providing good quality advice and support as well as developing and delivering training to Skylight staff. Your knowledge and expertise will contribute to the development of policy, practice and campaigns work by providing examples of where welfare policy and/or practice contributes to the perpetuating or creating homelessness.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply for this, please visit the website.

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Development Lead Officer
Shelter Cymru

Location: Flexible
Salary: £28,420 per annum
Closing Date: 17 August, 2020

Closing date: 10:00am on 17th August 2020.

Shelter Cymru is the people and homes charity in Wales and works for the prevention of homelessness, the improvement of housing conditions, and the right of everyone to a safe, suitable and affordable home. We are now looking to recruit for the following position to join our team. If you want to help end homelessness in Wales, we would love to hear from you.

Shelter Cymru offers a wide range of advice and support to those in housing need within Wales, and as the demand for our services continues to grow we are now looking to appoint a Development Lead Officer. You will play a lead role in securing funds to help enable the expansion of our advice and support services across Wales and will work closely with other teams across the organisation to identify and progress opportunities for development.

Shelter Cymru challenges discrimination in all areas of its work and employment practices.

Registered Charity No: 515902.

How to Apply:

To apply, please visit the website. 

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© Cymorth Cymru 2020
Company Registration No: 5093332
Charity No: 1116774