Vacancies

Working at Advocacy Support Cymru provides you with the opportunity to make a difference. We offer a comfortable working environment within a supportive team culture.

We look forward to receiving your application and meeting you if successful in shortlisting.

Trustee Vacancies

Advocacy Support Cymru (ASC) is a registered charity with offices in Llandarcy and Cardiff. ASC provides statutory independent mental health and mental capacity advocacy across much of South Wales and currently employ 46 staff and has an annual turnover of £1.5m.

In our 20th anniversary year, ASC is looking to recruit energetic new board members from a variety of professional backgrounds to enrich the skills and experience mix of our board of trustees. 

This is a non-salaried position however expenses are paid. 

An understanding of the benefits and importance of advocacy, especially in the context of a mental health client group is highly desirable. 

The Charity Commissions 6 key duties of a Charity Trustee: 

1. Ensure the charity is carrying out its purpose for the public benefit

2. Comply with the Charity's governing document and the law

3. Act in the Charity's best interests

4. Manage the Charity's resources responsibly

5. Act with reasonable care and skill

6. Ensure that the Charity is accountable

With respect to the above, you will be expected to play an important role in the governance of the organisation, the maintenance of a vital and healthy organisational culture and the business development of the organisation as a whole in a highly competitive specialist field. 

Interviews will take place at our Cardiff Office:

Charterhouse 1, Links Business Park, Fortran Road, St Mellons, Cardiff, CF3 0LT

 

A Document Pack is available to download below which includes:

ASC Trustee Information Pack

ASC Trustee Application Form

Charity Commission: The Essential Trustee - What you need to know 

 

Deadline:  For those interested in taking on this exciting opportunity and possess the skills required, please forward your application as soon as possible.

There is no fixed deadline as we are always on the lookout for energetic and motivated Trustees to join our Board.

However, we do have vacancies to actively fill at the moment. 

 

We look forward to hearing from you. 

Staff Vacancies

Director 

Reference: 201801

Applications are being invited for the position of Director of Advocacy Support Cymru, a leading provider of Mental Health Advocacy across South Wales.

Reporting to the Chair of Trustees, you will be based at our Cardiff Office. You will be responsible for the leadership, management and strategic development of the organisation and the maintenance of high standards of service delivery to our Clients with reference to Service Level Agreements and best practice.

Applicants should have excellent leadership skills, substantial management/business experience and be able to demonstrate an understanding of the guiding Principles of Advocacy in its statutory role as part of the Mental Health and Mental Capacity Acts.

 

Salary £45,472 - £48,213.

The application pack can be downloaded below.

Closing date for applications is 17:00 on 23 February 2018. 

For any enquiries with regards to this opportunity, please contact Linda Simms on 029 2054 0444.

 

No agencies please.