This month, several NACCOM members are recruiting for new posts. Please see below for details and contact the organisations directly with any enquiries.

CAST (Communities and Sanctuary Seekers Together) is appointing two new part-time staff to join their team in Southend-on-Sea. The roles they are recruiting are: Project Administrator and a Community Development Worker. 

CAST is a Southend-on-Sea based community organisation that is committed to bringing an end to destitution amongst asylum seekers, refugees, and migrants with no recourse to public funding (NRPF) living in the area. With funding from the People’s Health Trust they are leading a new UBUNTU Project to support their mission, “to build links between sanctuary-seekers and longer-established communities to nurture integration and community cohesion”.

For the Project Administrator job advert click here.

For the Community Development Worker job advert click here.

Interested candidates are advised to email [email protected] for a full job description and application pack. The deadline for applications is 31st October.

ASSIST Sheffield is recruiting for a Resource Manager (21 hours per week). For more job details see below:

This is an exciting opportunity to lead our experienced and diverse volunteer teams in delivering high-level back office support services for a unique Sheffield charity supporting destitute asylum seekers. The postholder will join a small leadership team, collectively holding responsibility for the work of ASSIST.

You will be committed to the wellbeing of asylum seekers and to the values of solidarity and respect which underlie ASSIST’s work.

You will have experience in developing and implementing successful fundraising strategies, as well as in financial management. A confident and proficient user of information technology you are able to effectively manage projects from design to completion, including projects outside your area of expertise.

You will be confident in enabling other staff members and volunteers to work effectively and collaboratively across the whole organisation, thrive on teamwork in a dynamic and challenging environment, and will be ready to bring your skills to new leadership structures in a vibrant, learning organisation. You are an excellent communicator, committed to forging positive relationships with partners, and ready to hold responsibility confidently and transparently.

Deadlines for applications is 5pm on Monday 9th October 2017 and the interview date is Friday 27th October 2017.

For full details and to download an application form, please visit the ASSIST website and submit completed forms via email to: [email protected].

Nottingham Arimathea Trust is looking for a committed and hardworking Support Work Coordinator to join their small staff team. See below for the job advert and details of how to apply:

We are looking for someone who can help the trust in meeting the support needs of our residents at an exciting stage in our development as we are growing our housing stock and therefore the numbers of people we are able to provide supported housing for.

The starting salary is £23,000 pro rata, based on an initial working week of 30 hours (full time is 37 hours), with the aim to increase to full time. You will have knowledge and experience in providing direct support to people, of managing a caseload and providing oversight to team members who are also supporting people. You will have a desire to support Student Social Workers and Volunteers who support the work of the trust to ensure that all residents benefit from supported housing to help them to move on to independent living outside of the trust’s accommodation.

Please request an application pack by emailing [email protected] or call the office on 01159249920. If you would like to discuss the role before applying please ask for Caron Boulghassoul. Deadlines for application are 12 noon on 16th October 2017. Interviews are planned for Tuesday 31 st October.

Action Foundation, based in Newcastle and Sunderland, is recruiting for an Action Hosting Project Co-ordinator. Please see below for the job advert and details.

An exciting opportunity has come up to join the Action Foundation team and lead the development of our Action Hosting project. Action Hosting matches volunteers offering a spare room in their home with destitute asylum seekers to provide temporary accommodation and support.

We are recruiting for an experienced individual to co-ordinate the day-to-day delivery of the Action Hosting Scheme on a part-time basis (21 hours per week). This role involves training volunteer hosts and matching them with destitute asylum seekers (guests) in need of accommodation, supporting guests, evaluating/monitoring the scheme and giving support to ongoing work to publicise the scheme to attract future hosts.

The successful candidate will be an excellent team player, equally able to work alone, with experience of providing support to vulnerable people and have an appetite for making a big difference to the lives of our clients. You will have excellent organisational and communication skills and experience also of working with a wide variety of stakeholders.

The full Job Description and Application Form are available to download from the Action Foundation website. Please note the closing date for applications is: 9am 23rd October 2017