Project Coordinator - Refugee Support (Establishing Oneself)
Contract type: Fixed term until 31st December 2020 (with possible extension)
Part Time 14 hours per week
Salary: GBP 21,163 per annum, pro-rata (including market supplement) (GBP 8,464 at 14 hours per week)
Could you deliver group sessions and advocacy work to support those who are in the asylum process?
About the Project
The Establishing Oneself Project is a part of the Big Lottery Funded Programme SNAP. Its aim is to improve the wellbeing of Asylum Seekers and Refugees to increase their skills and confidence in order to reduce stress and social isolation. Under this project, trainings are delivered to support Refugees and Asylum Seekers around orientation and information. Referrals to volunteer are also made, as well as developing partnerships with external organisations to support beneficiaries into volunteering opportunities.
Reporting to the National Project Manager, you will be responsible for developing, coordinating and delivering the Establishing Oneself project for refugees and asylum seekers in the East Yorkshire area and will undertake a range of duties designed to develop, maintain, promote the service. This role will be 14 hours covering Tuesdays and Thursdays.
We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:
- 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
- Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
- Up to 6% contributory pension
- Flexible working policy
A little bit more about us
The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country - we're there when you need us.
Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination. Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.
At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or disability.
Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be able to be yourself at work, and feel you're in a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.
In the British Red Cross we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse.
We have a code of conduct in place, and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.
If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation's Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.