Summary:

We are looking to recruit for a Communications Officer.

Making Wales the best place in the world to grow older

The Older People’s Commissioner for Wales is an independent voice and champion for older people across Wales.  Working for the Commissioner, you will be part of a dynamic and fast paced organisation, delivering positive outcomes and change for older people in Wales.

About Us:

The Older People’s Commissioner for Wales, Heléna Herklots, is an independent voice and champion for older people, standing up and speaking out on their behalf.

The Commissioner and her team work to ensure that older people have a voice that is heard, that they have choice and control, that they don’t feel isolated or discriminated against and that they receive the support and services that they need.

The Commissioner’s work is driven by what older people say matters most to them and their voices are at the heart of all that she does.

The Commissioner wants Wales to be the best place in the world to grow older.

The Older People’s Commissioner for Wales:
• Promotes awareness of the rights and interests of older people in Wales.
• Challenges discrimination against older people in Wales.
• Encourages best practice in the treatment of older people in Wales.
• Reviews the law affecting the interests of older people in Wales.
The Commissioner has a wide range of legal powers to support her in delivering the change that older people want and
need to see.

For more information about the Commissioner and her team’s work, visit www.olderpeoplewales.com

Job Role:

Job Description available for download here

Additional Information:

Contract:  18 month Fixed Term

If you are successfully shortlisted you must be available to attend an interview on 24 April 2019.

The Older People’s Commissioner is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to promoting equality and diversity throughout Wales and her work.  The Commissioner welcomes applications in Welsh, English, or both languages.

To Apply:

For more information and application details, please visit http://www.olderpeoplewales.com/en/about/Vacancies.aspx

or email recruitment@olderpeoplewales.com

Closing Date for applications: Friday 5 April 2019 4pm