Safer Merthyr Tydfil have delivered support services for children and young people who have experienced domestic abuse since 2012 and have continued to develop services in line with identified need to include preventative work in schools and the community.  This role will form part of SMT’s management team and will be instrumental in the future development of our CYP services.  We are seeking an exceptional individual with suitable experience, passion and commitment to supporting individuals and families affected by domestic abuse and making a positive difference to the lives of children and young people. 


Children & Young People Services Manager


Cwm Taf Morgannwg, Hybrid Working Home and Office Locations


37 hours per week (Flexibility is required as evening and occasional weekend  work is essential)




Reviewed annually in line with funding

Flexible working including Part-Time through Job Share will be considered.

Application Form and Job Description are available from SMT website:

For further information about the post please email Julie Beck, Deputy CEO: or telephone: 07976 102039 for an informal discussion.

Closing date for applications: 13th July 2023, 5:00pm.

Interviews will be held 18th July 2023

Welsh Government would like to invite you to help shape their future strategies for mental health and well-being, and suicide and self-harm prevention in Wales. It has been 10 years since their Mental Health Strategy and Suicide & Self Harm Prevention Strategy was published and they have committed to consult on new strategies towards the end of this year. 

They have already undertaken significant engagement work and reviews to understand those areas that are important to people. They have also commissioned and published an independent evaluation. They want to build on this work with further, pre-consultation engagement.

Welsh Government would like to ask you to take some time to watch the short video they have produced which explains the visions and principles that they have drawn from what they have been told so far and to complete a questionnaire.

The questionnaire and video are available at Large print, Braille and alternative language versions of this document are available on request.

The questionnaire will remain open until 14 July 2023.

 Merthyr Tydfil a place to be proud of. 


Shared Prosperity Fund grants are now LIVE !

The UK Government’s Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) supports the government’s wider commitment to level up all parts of the UK and provides funding for local investment between 2022 and 2025.

The primary aim of the UKSPF is to build pride in place and increase life chances across the UK. Underpinning this aim are three investment priorities:

  • Communities and Place - to enable places to invest to restore their community spaces and relationships and create the foundations for economic development at the neighbourhood-level
  • Supporting Local Business - to enable places to fund interventions that support local businesses to thrive, innovate and grow
  • People and Skills - to help reduce the barriers some people face to employment and support them to move towards employment and education.

Under the Supporting Local Business theme, Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council has developed a range of grant schemes aimed at Private Sector Businesses, Social & Community Enterprises and Sports Clubs.  Applicants should refer to the particular grant scheme guidance before applying.

The closing date for applications will be 5pm on the 7th July 2023

For more information and the online application process click on the link below.

 Shared Prosperity Fund | Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council


If you would like to complete a hard copy application form, please contact

We have some spaces left on our next Sensory Walks training course on Tuesday 27th June 10-12.

This is a virtual course that looks at how to set up an accessible walk, how to map routes and sensory highlights and how to lead a sensory walk for people with complex needs. It’s an ideal course for walk leaders, nature based practitioners and health & social staff that are keen to embed more inclusive walks into their programmes.  

More information and the booking link can be found here: Sensory Walks: Training Workshop - Sense



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