15 Feb 2019

Active Inclusion funding can make a real difference to people’s lives. WCVA is looking for someone to manage our grant award service to help make this happen.

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Assessment Manager

Full time, 35 hours pw.

£30,785 increasing to £32,486 per annum following successful completion of a six- month probationary period. The post will attract a maximum contribution of 9% of annual salary to WCVA's approved pension scheme.

Base: Cardiff Bay

Closing date: 4 March 2019

Why work at WCVA?

A job at WCVA (Wales Council for Voluntary Action) offers you flexible employment that makes a difference. We operate a flexi-scheme to help you fit your career around your life commitments, as well as 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays, and an additional five discretionary days leave (usually used to cover office shutdown over Christmas). We also offer a generous pension contribution.

WCVA invests in its employees and their development. As well as being a Living Wage Employer, committed to paying staff the real living wage, WCVA has been awarded Investors in People accreditation. We also operate an Employee Volunteering Scheme encouraging our staff to spend time supporting the causes they are passionate about.

At WCVA we are firm believers in equal opportunities and are a recognised Disability Confident Employer. We look after our employees by offering an Employee Assisted Programme and we've made a commitment to mental health in the workplace by signing the  Time to Change Employer Pledge.

Assessment Manager - about the role

As Assessment Manager, you will lead a team of five Assessment Support Officers (three full-time and two part-time), all based in our Cardiff Bay office. We're looking for someone with good team management experience and the proven ability to manage people, projects and processes.

In this role you will ensure that a professional and consistent award service is maintained and be responsible for managing relationships with funded service providers.

You will be working on WCVA's Active Inclusion fund and have the opportunity to work as part of our friendly and highly skilled team.

About WCVA

At WCVA we support the third sector, by which we mean anything non-government and not-for-profit, from charities, nursery groups, social enterprises, sports clubs and housing associations, to movements that tackle big economic and environmental issues such as poverty and climate change.

Our vision is for a future where the third sector and volunteering thrive across Wales, improving wellbeing for all. WCVA is going through a period of change, an exciting opportunity to make sure we deliver for our members and the third sector in Wales.

We are looking for passionate and dynamic people to make our vision a reality. If that sounds like you and you think you have what it takes why not apply at the recruit3 website.