Vacancies at HEFCW

Current vacancies

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Working for HEFCW

We believe that your reward for the work you do is more than about just offering a good financial package. As we know that a healthy work-life balance goes a long way to making HEFCW an enjoyable place to work, most posts operate within the flexible working hours scheme. We also have a suite of flexible working policies.

We offer a generous annual leave entitlement of 30 days paid leave per year, rising to 33 days after 5 years’ service.

You’ll also have the option to become a member of the Principal Civil Service Pension Scheme (PCSPS), an excellent benefit that will help you later in your life.

HEFCW is a Disability Confident and Living Wage accredited employer. Our HR Department seeks to ensure that high quality candidates are appointed, developed and appropriately rewarded. We warmly welcome applications for all sections of the community, and appointments will be made on merit.

We welcome applications and correspondence in both Welsh and English.

Contact the HR Department:
029 2085 9645

HR Department, HEFCW,
Tŷ Afon, Bedwas Road,
Bedwas, Caerphilly
CF83 8WT

The information on our website is available in accessible formats on request.

How to apply

To apply for a vacancy at HEFCW you can either:

  • contact the HR Department on the details below to request an application pack, or
  • download an application form, guidance on completing your application form and an information booklet

Application form in English

Application form in Welsh

Supporting documents

Please return your completed application from via post or email to the contact details below.

Please quote the vacancy reference number on all correspondence and application forms. All application forms received by email or returned with a postcard will be acknowledged.


HEFCW aims to be an organisation of individuals who:
  • work well individually and in groups, to high standards
  • like challenges and to challenge others
  • take ownership of their specific responsibilities and for HEFCW as a whole
  • work in an informal, open and sharing way
  • learn from and support one another and welcome diversity

We place importance in our core values. We’re dedicated to acting with integrity, by being consistent, truthful, honest and frank in our communication. We are committed to valuing and supporting each other in our work and strongly believe in partnership working.

We strive to be forward-thinking, always looking for new opportunities, and planning and assessing risks effectively. And we’re a professional organisation, always on the lookout to improve our ways of working.

Training and Development

We understand the importance of having highly-skilled, well-trained professionals in our organisation. We are committed to the Investors in People standard and to ensuring that our employees receive the best support.

We’ll involve you in your performance assessment, setting your objectives and identifying training or coaching that will help you carry out your role more effectively.

We anticipate you’ll get a great sense of achievement from your role.