Job Vacancies in the Network in July

Please see below for details of relevant job opportunities this month- click on the links to read more on each:

Job description and person specification for the Legal Officer can be found here.

Administrative Assistant- South Yorkshire Refugee Law and Justice (SYRLJ)

SYRLJ is based in The Sanctuary, Sheffield, a vibrant new centre for refugees, asylum seekers, and refugee support organisations. To date SYRLJ’s legal work has been led by qualified volunteers. We take a thorough and investigative approach to try to find routes to a secure status for refused asylum seekers, and work in small volunteer teams, including law students from the University of Sheffield.

The Administrative Assistant will play a key role in both establishing and maintaining good practice in our busy office, which is shared with other refugee support organisations. This is a lively and stimulating working environment, with opportunities to engage with The Sanctuary as a whole.

Job description and person specification for the Administrative Assistant can be found here.

Please apply for both roles either by letter, attaching a cv, to Jobs, South Yorkshire Refugee Law and Justice, The Sanctuary, 37 – 39, Chapel Walk, Sheffield S1 2PD or email:

Closing date for both roles is Monday July 16th and interviews will be in week beginning July 30th 2018.

If you have queries about either roles please phone: 07851 528145 or 07724 536249 on Tuesdays or Wednesdays.

Immigration caseworker and trainer (OISC L2/SRA L1) - Praxis Community Projects

Location:  London, Connection St Martins (Westminster)
Job Type: Full time 35 hours
Duration: Fixed 18-month contract
Salary: SCP Scale Pt 31 (£31,764 inclusive of London Weighting)

We are looking for an energetic OISC-level 2 immigration caseworker & trainer for an exciting position building the capacity and knowledge of grass-roots organisations working with homeless or ‘hidden homeless’  EEA and non-EEA  migrants, providing a key service during the Brexit transition.

Employed by Praxis and funded by the GLA Innovation Fund, this post will be seconded to Connections St Martins.

  • Closing date:  Thursday 19th July 2018
  • Interviews: Wednesday 25th July 2018

Migrant caseworker (hospital-based) (OISC L2/SRA L1)- Praxis Community Projects

Location – London – Bethnal Green & multiple locations, including outreach work in hospitals.
Job Type: Full time  35 hours
Duration: Fixed 2-year contract
Salary: NJC Scale Pt 27-28 (£28,206 inclusive of London Weighting)

An exciting new position delivering immigration and generalist advice (OISC level 2) and casework to non-EEA destitute migrants in 4 different London Hospitals (UCH, St Thomas, Royal London & Newham Hospital).

The post holder will be responsible for the delivery of this service funded by the GLA Rough Sleepers Innovation Fund and Newham Council.

Jointly working with hospital discharge teams, the post holder will sensitively explore the options for non-EEA homeless migrants unable to sustainably exit the hospital system and provide advice, signposting and casework to regularise their migration status and access services and support.

  • Closing date:  Thursday 19th July 2018
  • Interviews: Wednesday 25th July 2018

p/t Gender-based Violence Caseworker (Immigration) (OISC L2/SRA L1)- Praxis Community Projects

Location: London (Praxis, Bethnal Green).
Job type: Part-time (14 hrs per week)
Duration: Fixed contract up to the 31st of March 2019 (with possibility of extension subject to funding).
Salary: £11,282 (NJC point 27- £28,206 -pro rata inclusive of London Weighting)

Praxis is looking for a dedicated caseworker with good immigration knowledge to provide one-to-one specialist advice, casework and support to London-based migrant and refugee women who have experienced trafficking and/or gender-based violence, including domestic violence and exploitation, sexual violence and rape, female genital mutilation, forced prostitution, forced marriage and honour-based crimes.

We are looking for an OISC-accredited Level 2 caseworker for this post, but will consider exceptional Level 1-accredited candidates who are working towards Level 2.

Under the genuine occupational requirements set out in the Equality Act 2010, Part 1, Schedule 9, this post is open to women applicants only.

  • Application deadline: 26th July 2018
  • Interview date: 31st July 2018

For more information or to apply for any of the above posts please click on this link: which will take you through to the jobs pages of our website, where you can download the application pack and further information. Completed application should be sent to

Development Coordinator- HOME4U and ShareDydd

Do you have the skills and motivation to work with us in an exciting new project to build our capacity in providing temporary accommodation for destitute asylum seekers in Cardiff?

We are looking for an organised self-starter with strong interpersonal skills who can help us in developing our approach, recruiting and training volunteers and so expand our operations.

Our project is a stepping stone to wider work we have in mind to improve the support available across South Wales, with the current part-time role available for a year.

The partners, Home4U and Sharedydd accommodate their destitute asylum seeker guests in the Cardiff area where it is realistic to give them the opportunity to progress their cases. Home4U places them in a house and Sharedydd places them with hosts who are prepared to offer a room. Both organisations have considerable track record in this area and are volunteer led.

The work involves: introducing an integrated approach with partners to identify who we might help and improve support for guests; recruiting and training volunteer ‘link workers’; facilitating more placements; reducing periods of destitution and supporting opportunities for capacity building as they arise in surrounding areas.

The role is for 16 hours a week, pro rata at a full time equivalent salary of £25,000.

The Job Advert can be found here and the application pack can be found here. For further information and to submit applications contact: The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 24 July.

Administrator- One Roof Leicester

One Roof Leicester is recruiting an Administrator to join our team.

One Roof Leicester is a Leicester based charity providing accommodation and support to the homeless, destitute refugees and refused asylum seekers. We encourage and inspire faith communities to support the homeless living in their communities.

We are looking for an individual who is passionate about supporting and helping people who are homeless in Leicester, enjoys working in a team and recognises the value volunteers bring to a charity. The role would suit a person who can maintain accurate administrative records and develop good practice in the office and in our properties. You will also be involved in the recruitment of volunteers.

Working hours: 20 hours per week; Normal working hours will be within usual office hours, although there may be occasional meetings, training and other events outside normal working hours. Actual days of work are negotiable, although spreading hours to cover Monday to Friday is desirable

Salary: £15,379 pro rata (actual salary £8,788 per annum)

Start Date: 13th September 2018 (Dependent on availability)

Further details including job description and application form can be found here. Deadline for applications: 12 noon on Monday 30th July 2018. Interviews will be held w/c 6th August 2018. CVs are not accepted. One Roof Leicester strives to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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