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STEM Mentor

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We have an exciting opportunity for a full time STEM Mentor in Gwynedd.

Career Choices Dewis Gyrfa Ltd (CCDG) is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Welsh Government. We deliver a remit set by Welsh Ministers and provide the all-age, independent, impartial and bilingual Careers Information, Advice and Guidance (CIAG) service in Wales.

Our vision is for all young people to move smoothly and successfully into employment and for adults to be inspired to take control of their careers.

Are you interested in working in partnership with STEM businesses and employers to help identify how they can engage with education to raise learners’ awareness of the changing nature of the world of work, the skills needed and the opportunities that are available within STEM?

Here is an exciting opportunity to work on a new project across North West Wales (Gwynedd, Conwy and Anglesey).

The project has been introduced in schools across the Region since 2019. The project aims to add value to the curriculum by coordinating the extra-curricular STEM offer for young people aged 11-19 year old, to access and inspire them for a future within STEM.


£23,318 - £24.910 per annum (Starting salary £23,318 per annum)



Hours of Work

Fulltime/37 hours a week

Closing Date 

The closing date for all applications is 9am on 25/01/2021.


The successful applicant will identify, establish and sustain positive relationships with a network of employers and their professional bodies to support the delivery of employer engagement services to schools across North West Wales.

The successful applicant will also work with a caseload of Year 7-13 participants from across the schools to raise their awareness of the opportunities that arise within STEM.

The ability to work through the medium of Welsh is essential for this role.

Successful applicants will be required to have an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

You are required to travel within the North West Wales area and occasionally further afield in Wales and the UK in order to fulfil your duties and/or attend learning and development events. You are responsible for ensuring that you have adequate transport arrangements to enable you to fulfil your duties and/or attend learning and development events.

Other information

No job applicant will receive a less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender and transgender status, race and ethnicity, religion and belief (including no belief), marriage and or civil partnership status, economic status or sexual orientation. We aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of discrimination, and that treats people fairly with dignity and respect.

This commitment starts at recruitment and is carried through all employment practices, and ultimately to our work - supporting and improving the lives of the people of Wales. 

EU Funds: Investing in Wales - These posts are part funded by the European Social Fund through the Welsh Government. Funding is from the European Social Fund through the Welsh Government, for the STEM Gogledd Project.

How to apply

Please email the completed application form, Welsh assessment form and equal opportunities monitoring form to:

The selection process will take the form of an assessment centre, with successful candidates proceeding to a final interview stage.

Please note: Careers Wales do not accept CV applications.

Applications in Welsh or English are welcomed. An application made in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.


If you are experiencing any problems in downloading any of the documents, or have any queries about the vacancy, please email