Job Vacancies in the Network in October

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

HOST Nottingham is recruiting a Project Coordinator.

Hours: 15 per week (flexible)
Salary: £9,516 per year

HOST Nottingham has been providing temporary housing in local people’s homes for destitute asylum seekers and newly recognised refugees for seven years. Initially set up in response to an increasing awareness of the difficult position of refused asylum seekers, HOST Nottingham has recently expanded its work to include newly recognised refugees.

Our core work is managing placements which link up potential guests with volunteer hosts for an agreed time period.

We also run a clothes bank in partnership with the Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Refugee Forum which provides free clothing and bedding to clients.

The Project Coordinator is responsible for the development and delivery of the service and supporting volunteer ‘hosts’ and ‘guests’ (destitute asylum seekers or newly recognised refugees) and general volunteers, liaising with partner organisations and maintaining administrative systems, databases and our website.

For more information and how to apply contact:

For an informal chat about this post please contact Lee Harrison on 07821 977 505

Closing date for applications: 9am on Monday 12th November 2018

c/o The Sycamore Centre
33a Hungerhill Road

Praxis Community Projects is recruiting for a new Advice & Caseworker (OISC level 1), Housing Coordinator, Advice Service Manager and Senior Caseworker & Supervisor (Destitute Migrant Advice Services):

Advice & caseworker (OISC level 1)

  • Job Title: Advice & caseworker (OISC level 1)
  • Hours: 28 hours per week
  • Status: Temporary contract to 30th September.
  • Salary: NJC point 27 £28,206(pro rata £22,565 inclusive of London weighting)
  • Application deadline: Monday 15th of October by 12 noon
  • Interview date: Thursday 31st October and 1st November.

Praxis Community Projects is looking for a part-time temporary generalist adviser and caseworker to provide one-to-one specialist advice, casework and support to London-based migrants and refugees.

We are looking for an OISC-accredited Level 1 caseworker for this post, with Level 2 desirable. Additional experience of generalist advice (welfare benefits and housing) would be an advantage.

The post holder will need to be able to work in a busy advice environment with the necessary confidence, skills and knowledge to deliver specialist advice, casework and support to vulnerable migrants.

To apply, please complete the application form and e-mail to  No CVs please. This post is currently funded to the end of September 2019.



Housing Coordinator

  • Job Title: Housing Coordinator
  • Responsible to: Head of Services
  • Location: Bethnal Green & multiple locations
  • Hours: 35 hours per week
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Category: Social Care/ Development, Social Work
  • Sectors: Housing and Homelessness
  • Grade: NJC Scale Pt 31-34 (starting at £31,764 inclusive of London Weighting)
  • Deadline: Monday 15th October by 12 noon
  • Interviews: Friday 19th October

Praxis Community Projects is seeking a dynamic and well-organised Housing Coordinator to join our team and coordinate the delivery of our housing programme.

This is an opportunity to play a key role in the development of an award-winning housing project providing a home to destitute migrant individuals and families with No Recourse to Public Funds. The ideal candidate will have an acute understanding of the issues faced by refugees, asylum seekers and vulnerable migrants and their families.

You will have to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills with a range of stakeholders with the ability to facilitate meaningful participation and peer support. Bespoke packages of support will be offered to residents, ensuring a holistic, rights based approach.

The Housing Coordinator will be responsible for service delivery including managing referrals. You will be required to have strong administration skills to ensure the project continues to be managed to a high standard, including housing management duties in line with HMO Regulations. A commitment to learning is essential as the project is subject to Action Learning evaluation.

*Please note we are advertising for female applicants only as the post involves working with women with a history of gender-based violence. This post is therefore exempt under the Equality Act (2010), Part 1, Schedule 9.

For more information about this position, please contact Maria Iglesias on 07535 168799.

To apply, please complete the application form and e-mail to  No CVs please. 



Advice Service Manager

    • Job Title: Advice Services Manager
    • Location:   Pott Street.
    • Job Type: Full time 35 hours
    • Duration: Permanent
    • Category: Advice, Information , Legal
    • Sectors: Human Rights
    • Salary: £36,681 to £39,696 pa (NJC 37-40) (inclusive of London Weighting for London based post). Subject to experience and qualification.
    • Deadline: Monday 15th of October by 12 noon
    • Interviews: Monday 22nd of October

Praxis Community Projects are looking for an experienced Advice Services Manager for an exciting position leading our team of specialist advisors and volunteers.

The post holder will manage and develop a vibrant service providing specialist immigration and welfare advice, casework and support to migrants and refugees including undocumented migrants, women at risk of gender based violence, families with No Recourse to Public Funds and street homeless migrants.

You must have a successful track record in leading and motivating teams, managing grant funded projects and contracts, developing relevant policies and procedures, and writing successful funding applications. OISC accreditation (up to L2 or equivalent) or equivalent substantial experience of delivering and supervising advice and casework in a relevant specialist area of law or policy is essential.

For more information about this position, please contact Maria Iglesias on 07535 168799.

To apply, please complete the application form and e-mail to  No CVs please. 



Senior Caseworker & Supervisor (Destitute Migrant Advice Services)

  • Job Title: Senior Caseworker & Supervisor
  • Location:  London multiple locations, main office Pott Street.
  • Job Type: Full time 35 hours
  • Duration: Fixed one year with possibility of an extension.
  • Category: Advice, Information, Legal
  • Sectors: Human Rights
  • Salary: £34,200 (NJC 34) (inclusive of London Weighting for London based post).
  • Deadline: Monday 15 th of October by 12 noon
  • Interview: Thursday 1 st November

Praxis Community Projects are looking for an experienced Senior Caseworker & Supervisor OISC-level 2/SRA L1 (OISC level 3/SRA2 desirable) for an exciting position leading our services for destitute migrants, delivering and supervising immigration casework.

The post holder will play a key role in providing and supervising specialist immigration advice, casework and support to destitute migrants and refugees in our partnership projects with homelessness organisations. You will hold a small caseload of cases (equivalent to two days per week) referred by Routes Home, a St Mungo’s project working with undocumented destitute migrants with complex needs. You will provide OISC supervision for the caseworkers under these projects (Street Legal, Routes Home and partnership project with The Connection at St Martin amongst others), contribute to the development of further services and develop training for homeless teams within these partnerships.

To apply, please complete the application form and e-mail to  No CVs please.



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