Ty Gobaith Conwy, or Ty Hafan Head Office, Sully (Hybrid Working)




Full time, 37.5 hours per week 

Closing Date

22nd January 2023



The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Public Affairs professional to work with both Tŷ Hafan and Tŷ Gobaith, who are collaborating to cultivate an all-Wales voice for the children and families who use our children’s hospices.

As the Public Affairs Manager you will be responsible for leading Tŷ Hafan and Tŷ Gobaith’s public affairs work and helping us to develop a supportive policy framework for the children and families that we care for.

Your role will involve influencing and responding to elected representatives, decision makers and key stakeholders from across the Welsh Government, Senedd and other public bodies. This position has the potential to make a significant difference to the lives of children with life-limiting conditions and their families in Wales. 

The successful candidate can be based at either hospice site, with hybrid working and regular travel between the hospices and the Senedd buildings in Cardiff. 

We are looking for someone who is persuasive with the ability to build and maintain positive relationships with key stakeholders at all levels of Government and is able to demonstrate the following:

  • Successful experience of leading and delivering successful political strategies and campaigns
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience within a public affairs role
  • Knowledge of the political landscape in Wales
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills
  • A proven track record of successfully influencing for change.

The benefits of working for Tŷ Hafan include: 

  • Group Personal Pension Scheme with an employer contribution of 5%
  • Annual holiday entitlement of 30 days (rising to 32 with service) plus Bank Holidays 
  • Death in Service
  • A comprehensive induction plan and learning and development opportunities
  • Employee assistance program, which provides a range of free services including counselling, financial and legal support  
  • Shopping discounts and Cycle to Work Scheme 

Please see the full job description and person specification for full details of the role. 

If you have any questions about the role or if you would like to have an informal discussion on the role please email [email protected].

Tips for candidates – all applications and interviews will be assessed using the person specification included within the job description.

Please note this role is subject to the outcome of a basic DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check, two satisfactory references and pre-employment medical clearance.

Role Description

Apply now via Ty Hafan's website