Director of Wales Recruitment Pack


Director of Wales

Contract: Permanent
Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary: £69,084
Location: Hybrid - agreed combination of days in both home and office based
in Cathedral Road, Cardiff

29.5 days annual leave (April-March) plus bank holidays, pension scheme (3% rising to
5% employer contribution post-probation), flexible working, and 2 paid volunteer days.

The Director for Wales is a key role at Carers Trust, leading our work across Wales to ensure
we deliver for unpaid carers and for local carer organisations. The postholder will have
responsibility for taking forward and implementing our Wales strategy, as part of our
broader UK strategy ‘Building a Caring Society’. They will show visible leadership in relation
to staff, funders and donors, partners and with the Welsh Government, at both ministerial
and officer level. They will be as comfortable in conversations about and leading
programme development and delivery, as they are with representing the organisation
externally. We are looking for somebody entrepreneurial and creative, able to extend our
reach and impact, and passionate about the cause of unpaid carers.

For a confidential conversation about the role, please contact either: Joe Levenson (Executive Director of UK Policy and External Affairs) or Kirsty McHugh (CEO)

For further information about the application process, please contact Andrew Hyland (Head
of People and Culture) on

To apply, please submit an up-to-date CV and supporting statement to Andrew Hyland on

Closing date for applications will be 9am, Wednesday 25 January 2023. We will let
shortlisted candidates know by Friday 27 January 2023.

Stage 1 interviews (will be remote) - Tuesday 31 January or Wednesday 1 February 2023
Stage 2 interviews (in person in Cardiff) - Wednesday 8 February 2023

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