2 Vacancies at Learning Disability Wales

We want Wales to be the best country in the world for people with a learning disability to live, learn and work and are looking for 2 new colleagues to join our committed and passionate team to help us achieve this.

Innovation Manager (30 hrs pw) £29,967 to £33,713 pro rata LDW Salary Grade 6 + Pension

We are looking for an experienced manager with a background in learning disability projects for seeking out new project opportunities that will enhance the lives of people with a learning disability.

You will manage some of our exciting smaller projects and pieces of work including Parents with a learning disability network, Gig Buddies, relationships and sexuality and project develop any new projects that arise.

Senior Research and Policy Officer (30 hrs pw for 1 year) £27,229 to £31,216 pro rata LDW Salary Scale Grade 5/6 + Pension

We are all adapting to the changes in our lives caused by Covid-19. We want you to ensure that people with a learning disability are equipped to do this too and that government policy meet their needs.

We would love to hear from you if you have policy and research skills, a sound knowledge of Welsh Government structures as well as the barriers that face people with a learning disability and the ability to confidently present our policy position to a range of audiences.

To Apply:

To find out more about the roles please contact Zoe Richards, Chief Executive Officer:

Email: zoe.richards@ldw.org.uk

For further information and an application form please download the following:

Job description Innovation Manager
Job description Senior Research & Policy Officer
Person specification Innovation Manager
Person specification Senior Research and Policy Officer
Job Application Form
Equal opportunities monitoring form
Job Pack

Applications can be received in audio/video format if you prefer. If you require your application in other formats please let us know.

Closing date and interviews:

Closing Date: 11 February 2021

Interviews: Will take place by Zoom in late Feb early March. Dates will be confirmed with you if you are successful.

Please send your completed application with the label ‘Recruitment’ to:

Email it to: enquiries@ldw.org.uk


Human Resources & Governance Manager
Learning Disability Wales
41 Lambourne Crescent
Cardiff Business Park
CF14 5GG

Learning Disability Wales is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to promoting equality and diversity throughout Wales.

We welcome candidates from across Wales and from under-represented groups including women, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities and people with relevant lived experience.

We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria.