We operate a bilingual policy. All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

Business Community Connector

Closing date: 09/10/2023

Reference: REQ104909

37 hours / Fixed-Term

24,496 - 26,357 *

Within Ceredigion

*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

We are looking to recruit a Business Community Connector to join our Porth Cymorth Cynnar service. This is a fixed-term contract ending 30/09/2024.

About the role

This role involves engaging with businesses across Ceredigion to develop opportunities for Unpaid Carers to have a break from their caring role. The postholder will work with the Carers and Community Support Team to meet the team and authority’s strategic aims.

About the candidate

The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to the development of partnership and collaborative working with other organisations, including the private sector. The postholder will need to place Unpaid Carers at the heart of the project and engage effectively to co-produce opportunities for Carers to have a break.

We welcome applications from non-Welsh speakers. All successful applicants requiring support to learn/improve their Welsh language skills will be offered funded lessons, during work time, to help reach the desired standard.

Our offer to you

We are committed to developing our people and will not only provide support to enable you to quickly and confidently take ownership of this role’s key areas of responsibility but in addition, we are committed to supporting your development in order that you can progress your career with us.

In exchange for your skills and commitment we will offer you a range of employee benefits including flexible working, competitive annual leave allowance, enhanced family benefits, lifestyle savings and employee health and wellbeing packages.

We believe work-life balance is very important. To support you in achieving this, you will have access to the following discretionary benefits:

  • Hybrid Working: Subject to certain conditions being met, you may choose to work from home or in an office location.
  • Flexi-time: Hours may be worked within a defined bandwidth, Monday to Friday, subject to service needs.

More information about our wide-ranging employee benefits can be found here.


Interviews will be held on 26/09/2023.

Additional Information

We welcome applications from candidates seeking a secondment. It is recommended that line manager/employer permission is sought before applying to ensure you may return to your substantive post once the secondment has ceased.

We will consider applications from individuals seeking part time, job share or term time only working arrangements.

Job Description and Person Specification

Get in touch

For further information and an informal discussion regarding this post please contact Sara Humphreys on 01970 633563/ 07812 088105 or email connecting@ceredigion.gov.uk.

Note: We reserve the right to extend the application closing date.

What we offer

Work-life balance

Lifestyle savings scheme

Generous employer pension scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Learning and development

Where you'll work

Porth Cymorth Cynnar – Community Wellbeing and Learning

We provide early help, prevention and intervention services to a range of groups and individuals across the County. Our aim is to identify need and offer support before issues and concerns become too great and more formal intervention is needed. Our key functions include: