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‘Missing the Safety Net’ – Government failings are leaving vulnerable people seeking asylum homeless and hungry, new joint report finds

New research published today by the charities Refugee Action and NACCOM, the No Accommodation Network, has revealed that vulnerable people refused asylum in the UK, including pregnant women and those with serious mental health conditions, are being failed by the Government’s asylum support system, leaving them homeless […]

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Jobs across the network in September

Please see below for vacancies this month, including C4WS, Praxis, Action for Refugees in Lewisham, ASSIST Sheffield and Bristol Hospitality Network. Got something to advertise? Get in touch. C4WS  in London (Camden) is recruiting for; Home from Home hosting scheme coordinator (part-time) Praxis  in London (Bethnal Green) is […]

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Jobs across the network in August

Please see below for vacancies this month, including Action Foundation, Praxis and Open Door North East. Got something to advertise? Get in touch. Open Door North East is recruiting for a Refugee Support Worker (Housing) (Maternity Cover): Location: Open Door North East (Middlesbrough) Hours: Full time (37.5hrs) […]

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Guest blog – “We’re happy to host” A delegate’s view of NACCOM’s hosting convention 2019

Esther Bakari from Birmingham Community Hosting Network (BIRCH) shares her experience of our Happy To Host annual convention: “Saturday 13th July saw the introduction of the ‘Happy to Host’ Convention organised by NACCOM. “Taking place at Amnesty’s Human Rights Centre, in London, around 80 individuals from NACCOM’s […]

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Job vacancies in the network in July

Please see below for vacancies this month, including Action Foundation, who are recruiting for two senior positions. Got something to advertise? Get in touch. Action Foundation are recruiting for two senior roles this month: Head of Client Services Location: Newcastle-upon-Tyne Hours: 35 hours per week (full-time) Salary: […]

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Job Vacancies in the Network in June

Please see below for vacancies this month, including King’s Arms Project and Praxis Community Projects. Got something to advertise? Get in touch. King’s Arms Project are recruiting a part-time Refugee Support Worker. Location: King’s House, Bedford MK42 9AZ Hours:  24 hours per week Salary: £12,360 per annum […]

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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. […]

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‘The difference a warm welcome and adequate accommodation can make’- @JRSUK on their hosting scheme

The Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) UK accompany, serve and advocate on behalf of those currently detained in Immigration Removal Centres near Heathrow and those made destitute during the asylum process. Naomi Turner is the Communities of Hospitality Coordinator and oversees JRS UK’s hosting scheme, ‘At Home’. This […]

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Job Vacancies in the network in April

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: JRS UK– Communications Assistant Action Foundation – Support Worker ASSIST Sheffield – Accommodation Coordinator Swindon City of Sanctuary – Hosting Coordinator Plus […]

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Apply to be our next Policy and Advocacy Worker and join the fight to #EndDestitution – deadline Monday 1st April

NACCOM is recruiting for a Policy and Advocacy Coordinator (maternity cover)- could you be the person we’re looking for? The Policy and Advocacy Coordinator will oversee NACCOM’s advocacy work, developing and implementing the advocacy strategy. They will consult with member organisations and the people they are working […]

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Upcoming NACCOM conferences on Funding Your Project- 29th April (Leeds) and 14th May (London)

To assist with the development of skills and ideas for funding accommodation and support services for those facing destitution, and to launch our upcoming Funding Toolkit, NACCOM is hosting two ‘Funding Your Project’ events on 29th April (Leeds) and 14th May (London).  These one-day events will feature […]

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Seeking Asylum- report by civil society groups in West Midlands on women’s experiences in the asylum process

‘Seeking Asylum’, a report on women’s Experiences of Home Office Decision Making, Destitution and Mental Health Issues, has been recently published by a group of civil society activists including women seeking asylum in the West Midlands. The authors highlight the UK’s failure to fulfil the Convention on […]

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Last chance to apply for Communications Coordinator and Operations Coordinator roles at NACCOM- deadline 18th March

NACCOM is recruiting several posts to assist in our work to end destitution amongst people seeking asylum, refugees and migrants with no recourse to public funds, and the deadline for the Communications Coordinator and Operations Coordinator are both coming up on Monday 18th March. Could you join […]

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Research identifies urgent need for human rights approach to tackle destitution in Scotland

‘From Pillar to Post’, new research by several Scottish refugee charities released this week, calls for a human rights based strategy to tackle asylum destitution. The research, coordinated by the Destitute Asylum Seeker Service (DASS), a Glasgow based project coordinated by the Refugee Survival Trust, Scottish Refugee Council, […]

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