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We offer opportunities for individuals to work in high profile roles helping to improve the lives of children across Wales who are involved in Family Court proceedings.

About our staff

The responsibilities of Cafcass Cymru staff are unique across Welsh Government. They offer an opportunity to work in roles that directly support and provide a service to children and families involved in the family court service, often at very difficult times in their lives.

Cafcass Cymru is primarily made up of specialist social work practitioner posts with dedicated support from operational business support staff within area and central teams.

All of our staff who have a direct involvement with family court cases must be qualified, experienced social workers, who want to improve the lives of children in Wales. They must be registered with Social Care Wales.

General recruitment

As Cafcass Cymru is part of the Welsh Government, all our jobs are advertised on and applied for using the Welsh Government job portal.

Become a fee paid practitioner

Cafcass Cymru invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals to form a professional resource of fee paid practitioners to work on an ad-hoc basis.

You would support operational teams in safeguarding and promoting the welfare of individual children involved in Family Proceedings and provide advice to the family courts to achieve the best possible outcomes for these children.  Experience in providing written and oral evidence to the court is essential

Please read through our information pack to find out more. Should you wish to apply, please download and complete our application form and return to