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British Red Cross: Administrative Officer - Refugee Support Services West Yorkshire

Meeting Point: Project Worker

Job title: Administrative Officer - Refugee Support Services West Yorkshire
Organisation: British Red Cross
Location: Yorkshire - based in Leeds
Salary: £6,085 - £9,140 per annum [actual salary for 17.5 hours]
Additional information: 17.5 hours per week. Fixed term contract - maternity cover for 9 months.
Closing date: 01 March 2015


For more information, a job description and to apply go to

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Job title: Project Worker
Organisation: Meeting Point
Location: Leeds
Salary: £20,253 pro rata
Additional information: 16 hours a week [including Mondays 10am to 7pm and Wednesdays 10am to 4pm], funding secured for 12 months, post will be continued subject to funding.
Closing date: 13 March 2015


Meeting Point is one of the projects of Christ Church Armley Community Projects Ltd and serves refugees and asylum seekers from its base at Christ Church Armley, Leeds.

Duties and responsibilities

Drop-in session

Assisting with set up and running weekly drop-in sessions on a Monday afternoon – evening. Our drop-in sessions usually get 50-70 attendees. The drop-in includes a hot meal for all, food packages, clothing stall, children’s games and activities, pool table, women’s activities, Language Café and computer and internet use.

Advocacy and support work

  • Assisting beneficiaries to access services, entitlements, education and training.
  • Offering moral and emotional support on a one-to-one basis.
  • Liaising with other relevant organisations, agencies and individuals on behalf of beneficiaries.
  • Encouraging and empowering beneficiaries to become confident members of society.
  • Lead on coordinating specialised groups for beneficiaries such as women’s groups.

Meeting Point is a relatively small organisation and therefore the post-holder may be required to perform work not specifically referred to above. Such duties, however, will fall within the scope of the job, at the appropriate grade. This job specification will therefore be subject to periodic review with the post-holder to ensure it accurately reflects the duties of the job.

Applicants are required to have experience of working with refugees and asylum seekers, distressed service users whose first language is not English, families, volunteers, working as a team and experience of advocacy and support.

Interviews on 31 March.

For further details and an application form

Contact Kath Hynes at or phone 0113 2796 700.

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