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Commission and Member Support Service (CAMS)

Members' Business Support Administrator

Agile

Job Ref
SC-007-24
Location
Agile
Salary
£23,781 - £26,062 (Team Support)

The Commission and Member Support Service (CAMS) provides executive support to the Llywydd and Deputy Presiding Officer, Chief Executive and Directors of the Senedd, and engagement with 60 Senedd Members and their staff.
The Members’ Business Support team provides advice on all aspects of the financial support available to Members and on a broad range of generalist HR matters, such as operational and recruitment support for Members in their capacity as employers.
The Member Business Support Administrator will provide support across the Members’ Business Support team. The work is varied and interesting. Alongside the normal business of processing claims or supporting the training programme, there are opportunities to get involved in project work, and the team plays a central role in important events such as preparing for Senedd elections. In this role you’ll be expected to work effectively as part of a small team, be highly organised, and demonstrate a positive and flexible attitude to a dynamic workload.

For more information, please view the job description.

Pattern of Working
This is a full-time post although flexible working arrangements will be considered, subject to meeting the needs of the Senedd and its Members.

Please note recruitment will normally be at the minimum of the band.
The successful candidate will be subject to security vetting.

Function
Commission and Member Support Service (CAMS)
Status
Full Time
Type
Temporary Contract
Hours
37 hours

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Engagement

Public Information Manager

Cardiff Bay

Job Ref
SC-006-24
Location
Cardiff Bay
Salary
£27,365 - £32,841 Management Band 3 – EO

We are recruiting a Public Information Manager within the Public Information team. The role will work with our colleagues across the Senedd to deliver a seamless customer journey across all our services. We are currently aligning the Public Information teams work with other public facing teams ensuring consistent messaging across all touch points.

This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in leading a small team during a time of change as we digitalise our service, improve our ICT and business systems to enhance customer engagement opportunities and services.

Reporting to the Public Information and North Wales Office Manager, the successful candidate will be one of three, managing a small team to deliver the day-to-day operations and lead on service improvements highlighted in the team’s strategy and our corporate priorities.

The Public Information team provides a bilingual, impartial information service to raise the public’s understanding and interest in the work of the Senedd. This post will work closely with other managers within the Public Information team who manage customer service and engagement bookings.

The purpose of the team is to support those that contact us to find their way to the resources, guidance, and knowledge needed to engage or participate in politics, devolution, and the work of the Senedd.

This role requires a good eye for detail, knowledge management experience, the ability to prioritise resources and to demonstrate flexibility when dealing with conflicting priorities and political sensitivities.

You will have strong research, communication, ICT, political awareness, customer service and team building skills.

Location
This role will be agile, with a mixture of office and home working. You will be provided with the support and equipment you’ll need to work from home. There will be a requirement to attend the office in Ty Hywel, Cardiff Bay 3 days per week (Tues-Thurs).

Pattern of Working
This is a full-time post although flexible working arrangements will be considered, subject to meeting the needs of the Senedd and its Members. There is a rota system in place for the contact centre from 8:20-17:30 Monday to Thursday 8:20 – 17:00 Friday and Recess. Contact centre is a shared responsibility with the wider customer service team.

Welsh language criteria
The language skills for this post have been assessed as follows:
- Listening: Understand discussions and instructions even on unfamiliar topics. (Level 4)
- Speaking: Able to speak and engage in discussion at length, confidently and without prompting. (Level 4)
- Reading: Understand correspondence, newspaper articles and reports aimed at fluent Welsh speakers. (Level 4)
- Writing: Able to write different types of texts in styles that are appropriate to the reader in mind. (Level 4)

These skills will be assessed as part of the selection process. For further information on the Welsh language levels, please visit our website.

For more information, please view the job description.

Please note recruitment will normally be at the minimum of the band.
The successful candidate will be subject to security vetting.

Human Resources (HR)

Learning and Development Administrator

Cardiff Bay

Job Ref
SC-004-24
Location
Cardiff Bay
Salary
£23,781 - £26,062 (Team Support)

The Learning and Development (L&D) team is responsible for the Senedd’s learning offering, delivering in-house training solutions as well as sourcing appropriate external suppliers, and ensuring the best use of organisational resource. The team focusses on building organisational capability through its learning and Organisational Development (OD) initiatives.

The team are responsible for the design and delivery of the Senedd Commission’s Organisational Development People Strategy, managing the Senedd’s Performance Management approach; development programmes (Apprenticeship, Graduate and Work Placement schemes); staff engagement approaches; and facilitation of team and service improvement or strategy development activities.

The Learning and Development Administrator will be responsible for supporting the administrative functions of our organisation's training and development initiatives which includes the coordination, administration, and logistics of various learning programs to enhance staff of the Commission’s skills and performance.

You will be required to book and make payments for all training requests and to maintain all L&D records, budgets and spreadsheet. You will also be required to manage the teams shared inbox and respond to customers appropriately. The role will also include the development of the Senedd’s annual training calendar in conjunction with the Training Officer.

You will be responsible for providing administrative support for the team, and will be a key point of contact for Senedd Commission Staff and Training Providers. Working as part of a small team as well as on their own initiative at times, the post holder will report directly to the Learning and Development Manager.

For more information, please view the job description.

Pattern of Working
This is a full-time post although flexible working arrangements will be considered, subject to meeting the needs of the Senedd and its Members.

Duration
Temporary - until end of July 2025.

Please note recruitment will normally be at the minimum of the band.

The successful candidate will be subject to security vetting.

Function
Human Resources (HR)
Status
Full Time
Type
Temporary Contract
Hours
37 hours

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Security

Security Officer (Welsh Language Level 3)

Cardiff Bay

Job Ref
SC-008-24
Location
Cardiff Bay
Salary
£23,781 - £26,062 (Team Support)

The Welsh Parliament is the democratically elected body that represents the interests of Wales and its people. Commonly known as the Senedd, it makes laws for Wales, agrees Welsh taxes and holds the Welsh Government to account.

The security department is an integral part of the Senedd. As a Security Officer you will be responsible for the safety and security to all those who visit or work at the Senedd.

You will also be the first point of contact for Senedd Members, Senedd Members’ Support Staff, Commission staff and other persons who work at or visit the Senedd estates. The estate includes the Senedd, Ty Hywel, the Pierhead and satellite offices in other areas of Wales as well as any integral car parking areas and immediate surrounding areas.

The Senedd welcomes visitors all year round, attracting up to as many as 250,000 visitors annually. People come to the Senedd to experience a tour, take in one of our many events, and exhibitions, and to watch debates and committees.

We attract tourists travelling from overseas, school visits, as well as charities and VIP guests, such as the Royal family, Ambassadors and major sports homecoming events. We are open 6 days a week allowing visitors the opportunity to explore the public spaces of these iconic buildings during opening hours.

We’re looking for a highly-motivated individual to join our large team. You don’t need experience in similar roles, and a full training programme will be provided upon appointment. If you can work collaboratively, have sound judgement and are able to act decisively and responsibly in a very busy environment then we want to hear from you!


Function
Security
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37 hours

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