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PATH Yorkshire: Employment Support Worker [Connecting Opportunities]

Refugee Action: Project Manager

Job title: Employment Support Worker [Connecting Opportunities]
Organisation: PATH Yorkshire
Location: 29 Harrogate Road, Leeds LS7 3PD
Salary: £22,952 per annum [plus 5% pension contribution]
Additional information: Full time, 37 hours per week. One year fixed term [renewable] with immediate start
Closing date: 3 pm on 27 October 2017


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The purpose of the job is to provide Employability Workshops and act as a Job Coach for young and adult participants identified as ready for employment, guiding them on ways to improve their skills for work and provide one-to-one support in exploring volunteering work experience, accessing and sustaining employment.

Connecting Opportunities works with new migrants to develop their skills and opportunities to find work and be part of the local community. Ten organisations that specialise in working with migrants are offering tailored support, cultural orientation, English language classes and other training across West Yorkshire and part of North Yorkshire [Craven, Harrogate, Selby and York]. The project is also creating new local connections, with opportunities for local people to be volunteer mentors and befrienders, and for employers to provide work placements to help people get a foothold in the job market.

Connecting Opportunities is funded by the Big Lottery and the European Social Fund as part of the Building Better Opportunities programme.

How to apply:

Interviews will be on Friday 03 November 2017.

For further details and information about how to apply, go to

Charity number: 516786 

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Job title: Project Manager
Organisation: Refugee Action
Location: Kirklees and Calderdale [with office base in Bradford]
Salary: £28,485 per annum [pro rata]
Additional information: Permanent contract, part time, 28 hours per week
Closing date: 9am on 01 November 2017


Refugee Action are advertising for a Project Manager to be apart of the Transitions Project which helps support refugees and asylum seekers in Kirklees and Calderdale.

The Transitions project will support asylum seekers, refused asylum seekers and newly granted refugees through a mixture of advice, advocacy and casework as well as through volunteer-led buddying and evidence-gathering and the provision of therapeutic services.

In this key role, you will oversee the establishment and development of Transitions in Kirklees and Calderdale, provide ongoing project management to their partners and lead on delivery of move-on support to new refugees and evidence gathering for people considering fresh claims or appeals.

You will have:

  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Experience of developing and managing partnerships with other organisations in support of clients.
  • Understanding of the asylum system and asylum support system and ability to provide advice, including legal advice around the asylum process and related support entitlements.
  • Understanding of the mainstream benefits and housing systems and ability to support people recently granted refugee status to gain access to benefits and housing.
  • Experience of recruiting, supervising, training, coaching and motivating volunteers in an advice capacity.
  • Ability to assess the support provision needs of services [Refugee Action or external], and experience of capacity building in order to address these needs.
  • Flexible and innovative approach to piloting new working methods – particularly in relation to outreach and community based work.

The post holder will be expected to work towards OISC accreditation.

How to apply:

Interviews will be held on Friday 17 November 2017 in Bradford.

For further details and information about how to apply, go to:

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