Job Vacancies in the Network in March

Please read on for details of job vacancies in the network this month. Got something to advertise? Get in touch here.

Job vacancies featured below include:

  • PAFRAS– Director
  • Action Foundation – Fundraising and Grants Officer, Drop in Coordinator, Drop in Manager

Plus see here for jobs at NACCOM


PAFRAS is recruiting a Director

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We are looking for a talented and inspirational Director with the strategic vision to lead the organisation into the future, ensuring our work is relevant, responsive to the needs of our service-users and well-informed.
Salary – £36,000

PAFRAS works with asylum seekers, refugees and the wider community to counter the effects of destitution. The organisation has been operating successfully for over 14 years and offers a lifeline to asylum seekers who are experiencing hardship. We are a small and passionate team working in a challenging environment with the support of communities, partners, an incredible volunteer team and a dedicated supporter base.

Our work has three main strands;
– immediate humanitarian relief and emergency support
– OISC accredited advice and advocacy aimed at assisting service users to make lasting improvements to their situation
– mental health and well-being assessments and support

PAFRAS has undergone a significant period of change over the last three years, strengthening our core activities and building both new contacts and new partnerships. We are now at the point to embed our services and practices before we move into the next phase of the organisation’s development.

For an application pack please visit the website or download the links below:

Job Advert February 2019

Job Description and Person Specification

Application Form

PAFRAS Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Please return your completed application form to recruitment@pafras.org.uk no later than midnight 3 March 2019. Interviews will be held on Tuesday 19 March 2019.

Informal enquiries regarding this job can be made by telephoning the current Director, Ruth, on 0113 2622163.

PAFRAS is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all and to developing a diverse and talented workforce. We encourage applications from people with lived experience as a refugee.


 

Action Foundation is recruiting a Fundraising and Grants Officer

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Due to recent growth of Action Foundation an opportunity has arisen for a Fundraising and Grants Officer. Working with the Head of Trust Fundraising and our Communications and Events Co-ordinator, you will help diversify our income sources to enable the charity to continue its growth. The role will provide administrative and co-ordination support for all activities in the fundraising area, assist in securing funding, as well as growing and strengthening relationships between Action Foundation and its donors/supporters.

Action Foundation provides free English Language classes to migrants across Tyne & Wear and through our Housing projects aim to ensure that no asylum seeker or refugee becomes destitute in the North East.  We also are looking to engage and support refugees and asylum seekers at the earliest possible opportunity through our soon to be developed weekly Drop-ins. It is an exciting time to join Action Foundation as we seek to extend our reach, develop our effectiveness, build our sustainability and increase our influence over the next four years.

The successful candidate will demonstrate their experience in providing fundraising support and co-ordination, be an excellent team player as well as equally able to work alone. They will have excellent organisational and communication skills and ideally experience of working within the voluntary sector with a wide variety of stakeholders.

The successful candidate will support the ethos and values of Action Foundation (https://actionfoundation.org.uk/ethos/)

A full Job Description and application form can be found below.

Application Form 2019

Fundraising and Grants Officer

For further information about the job click here.

Application deadline is 9am Wednesday 13th March 2019

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 27th March 2019

Completed applications to be sent to nikkimccann@actionfoundation.org.uk or posted to:

Nikki McCann, Action Foundation, The CastleGate, Melbourne Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 2JQ


Action Foundation is recruiting a Drop-in Co-ordinator

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Action Foundation is launching a weekly Newcastle Citywide Drop-in at two locations to provide a social place for asylum seekers, refugees and other migrants to connect to others in the community and to the support services they may need at the earliest opportunity. This is an exciting new project that will be part of a national Asylum Early Action Practitioners’ Network to share learning and embed preventative approaches within organisations supporting people seeking asylum across England. This project will enable beneficiaries to understand the crisis points within the asylum system and how to avoid or de-escalate them.

The successful candidate will work with the Drop in Manager to help launch the project, recruit and support volunteers and partner agencies to provide services for beneficiaries. The Co-ordinator will demonstrate a strong awareness of the issues facing asylum seekers and refugees. They will be an excellent team player as well as equally able to work alone, have excellent organisational and communication skills and experience of working within the voluntary sector.

The successful candidate will support the ethos and values of Action Foundation (https://actionfoundation.org.uk/ethos)

A full Job Description can be found below.

Drop in Co-ordinator application form

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For further information about the job click here.

Application deadline is 9am Monday 18th March 2019

Interviews to be held on Tuesday 26th March 2019

Completed applications to be sent to nikkimccann@actionfoundation.org.uk or posted to:

Nikki McCann, Action Foundation, The CastleGate, Melbourne Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 2JQ


Action Foundation is recruiting a Drop-in Manager

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Action Foundation is launching a weekly Newcastle Citywide Drop-in in two locations to provide a social place for asylum seekers, refugees and other migrants to connect to others in the community and to the support services they may need at the earliest opportunity. This is an exciting new project that will be part of a national Asylum Early Action Practitioners’ Network to share learning and embed preventative approaches within organisations supporting people seeking asylum across England. This project will enable beneficiaries to understand the crisis points within the asylum system and how to avoid or de-escalate them.

The successful candidate will demonstrate their experience in project management and leadership, developing networks and partnerships and have a strong awareness of the issues facing asylum seekers and refugees. They will be an excellent team player as well as equally able to work alone, have excellent organisational and communication skills and experience of working within the voluntary sector with a wide variety of stakeholders.

The successful candidate will support the ethos and values of Action Foundation (https://actionfoundation.org.uk/ethos/)

A full Job Description can be found below.

Drop in Manager application form

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For further information about the job click here.

Application deadline is 9am Monday 18th March 2019

Interviews to be held on Monday 25th March 2019

Completed applications to be sent to nikkimccann@actionfoundation.org.uk or posted to:

Nikki McCann, Action Foundation, The CastleGate, Melbourne Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 2JQ


For information on all these jobs please contact the organisations directly.

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