Job Vacancies in the Network in May

Please see below for vacancies this month, including NACCOM’s Campaigns and Policy Co-ordinator and new opportunities with our members. Got something to advertise? Get in touch.


NACCOM is recruiting a Campaigns and Policy Co-ordinator  – Maternity Cover

NACCOM is recruiting a Campaigns and Policy Co-ordinator for maternity cover. This is a crucial role to further our work of ending destitution amongst people seeking asylum, refugees and migrants with no recourse to public funds. This key role will bring together the evidence on destitution from our members, collating it to show the scale of destitution. Working with other organisations, members and those with lived experience you will develop and implement our advocacy strategy, producing research reports and parliamentary briefings as necessary and working with others to lobby for change.

Key details:

  • Salary: £27,000 pro rata’d. If based in inner London there will be an additional £3,405 per annum pro rata’d
  • 30 hours per week going to full time in September (subject to funding) with 33 days leave including bank holidays per annum pro rata’d
  • Temporary maternity cover post for up to 1 year
  • The post is home based, or depending on location there may be the possibility to be based in one of NACCOM’s member organisations. There will be extensive travel around the UK. The postholder will need to be in a location which can get to London in under 3 hours by train.

For more information on the role including the Job Description, Person Specification and Application form, visit our Vacancies page.

Interviews will take place in Sheffield on the 11th or 13th June 2019. We are happy to conduct Skype interviews.

If you would like to discuss the post in advance, please call Hazel on 07821 426 438. Due to our capacity we will not be able to offer feedback to applicants who are not shortlisted for interview.

VISIT OUR VACANCIES PAGE TO APPLY

Also this month…

Sanctuary Hosting is recruiting a Hosting Project Worker

Sanctuary Hosting is a small Oxford-based charity working across the Thames Valley to match homeless refugees, asylum seekers and vulnerable migrants with people who offer a rent-free spare room for an agreed period of time.

We are now looking for someone to help us to expand and consolidate the service in the Reading area.

The post holder will be responsible for forging links with local refugee service providers and community and faith groups in order to develop our understanding of homelessness among sanctuary seekers in the Reading area. The aim is to raise awareness of Sanctuary Hosting’s service, receive more referrals of suitable guests, find new hosts and support workers, and attract regular givers. The post holder will also support existing volunteer hosts and support workers in the area. Activities will include meeting new volunteers, carrying out interviews and working to ensure hosting placements are safe and running smoothly.

As well as having an in depth knowledge of the Reading area and its statutory and voluntary services, you will need a strong sense of initiative, the ability to make and develop new contacts, and an empathy for the situation of sanctuary seekers.

This is a part-time post for 16 hours a week for six months.

Salary £21,000 pro rata.

The deadline for applications is 5pm Monday 27 May 2019, with interviews on Tuesday 4th June 2019.

To apply please fill in the application form, with reference to the job description and details for applicants. It is optional to complete the Equality and Diversity monitoring form.

Your completed form(s) should be sent to sarah.wahby@sanctuaryhosting.org

Sanctuary Hosting_Project Worker JD & Person Spec final

Details for applicants Project worker

Application form Reading project worker

E&D-monitoring-form Sanctuary Hosting

 


Tabor House is recruiting a Caseworker (Fixed Term for one Year, 16 Hrs Per Week)

Location: Digbeth, Birmingham

Salary: £21,247.00 to £22,573.00 per annum, pro rata

Closing Date: 31 May 2019

Tabor House is Birmingham’s permanent night shelter providing temporary overnight accommodation and holistic support for people living on the streets. The project uses a strength-based approach to work with guests to enable them to move towards meaningful independent living. The staff team is made up of a Full-time Project Manager, and a part-time volunteer coordinator supporting over 80 regular volunteers.

You will work with individual guests providing appropriate advice and guidance enabling them to move forward with their life. Encouraging guests to take practical steps, such as securing relevant documentation, employment and accommodation where appropriate to enable them to achieve self-selected goals and move out of Tabor House to sustainable independent living. You will work with the volunteer coordinator to recruit new volunteer mentors and provide ongoing support and training to the volunteer mentors and guests.

The postholder would be required to work on a flexible basis – occasional early mornings, evenings and weekends

An Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service will be requested by FHS if appointed

You can e-mail personnel@fatherhudsons.org.uk quoting the post reference number P1307 for an application form. Closing Date 31st May 2019 – Interviews 11th June 2019. For more details see here.


Refugees at Home are recruiting a Placement Coordinator

We are growing fast, and looking for a permanent Placement Coordinator to join our team, and help us offer guests, hosts and referrers excellent support.

This is a busy role, based from home but with one team day in London which all team members are expected to attend. The role involves dealing with emotional and complex situations. We are looking for someone who is both compassionate and firm, is sensitive, committed and resilient, with good judgement and outstanding attention to detail. Experience of navigating the British asylum system is an advantage, but full training will be given.

If this is you, send your CV and a covering letter to recruitment@refugeesathome.org by 2nd June 2019.

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