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Job: Regional Development Co-ordinator - Fixed term until 31st March 2023
Job Ref: RE-1247
Salary: £28,226.00 - To: £30,095.00
Job Scale: Grade 6 SCP 23-25
Job Hours: 37 Hours
Location: Civic Centre
This post is fixed term until March 31st 2023, however; it is currently under review by Welsh Government.

Job Purpose

• To co- ordinate the development of the collaborative group in the region.
• To lead on and develop effective partnership working within the region on the delivery of the Housing Support Grant Programme.
• To develop effective partnership working with other regions on Housing Support Initiatives.
• To lead and maintain ongoing dialogue between the structures of the Housing Support Ministerial Advisory Board, Regional Collaborative Groups and LAs to ensure the smooth running of the new arrangements and collaborative decision making.
• To comply with Welsh Government guidelines and create procedures / protocols/ strategies for the Regional Collaborative Group.
• To support the Regional Collaborative Group so that it functions effectively and is appropriately serviced.
• To lead on collaborative working with other Housing Support Regional co-ordinators across Wales to support the Chair of the Housing Support Network to administer meetings and promote best practice.

For an informal discussion regarding this position please contact Hannah Mills on 01685 725000.

A 10 Hour Online Welsh Work Course is essential for all external applicants and you must be able to evidence this prior to your appointment.

For further information on how to complete this course please visit:

Application forms can be completed online at

If you do not have access to the internet, application forms can be obtained by telephoning 01685 725199 and are to be returned no later than 19.08.2022 to HR Administration, Civic Centre, Castle Street, Merthyr Tydfil, CF47 8AN.

Ability to speak Welsh is desirable.

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council encourages applications from Welsh speakers. Application forms may be submitted in Welsh and any applications completed in Welsh will not be treated any less favourably than those submitted in English.

If you are successfully shortlisted for interview please contact us to let us know if you would like your interview to be conducted through the medium of Welsh.

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council is committed to protecting and safeguarding the most vulnerable people in our community. Rigorous pre-employment checks are undertaken for all appointments as part of our recruitment and selection process.

All employees are required to comply with their individual and organisational responsibilities under the Data Protection Act, the Information Security Policy and relevant supporting operational policies. Any matters of a confidential nature must not be disclosed or passed to any unauthorised persons or third party under any circumstance either during or after employment except in the proper course of your employment or as required by law, Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council or both. Any breach of confidentiality may lead to disciplinary action.