Destitution Project Coordinator

Closing date 25 September 2017
Organisation Abigail Housing
Location Bradford
Hours Full time
30 or 37
Salary SCP 26-29 (£23,398 – £25,951 p.a.)
Telephone 07505053149
Email directors@abigailhousing.org.uk
Website www.abigailhousing.org.uk/
Description
Abigail Housing provides supported housing to individuals at the end of the asylum process. This includes new refugees who have been made homeless after leaving Home Office accommodation and refused asylum seekers who cannot safely return to their country of origin. We are looking for a capable and experienced person to oversee and manage the support needs of refused, destitute asylum-seekers housed by the Destitution Project. Based in our Bradford office, the successful candidate will manage the project’s properties and be responsible for the on-going work and development of the project. All shortlisted applicants must have the following:*
• Voluntary or paid work experience with asylum seekers and refugees
• An understanding of housing management
• Excellent organisational skills
• Ability to self-motivate and take initiative
• Experience of project fund-raising
• Good written and spoken English
• Driving licence and use of a vehicle for work
*Please see person specification for full list of essential and desirable criteria                The post is not suitable for home-working.
  • The Job Description, Person Specification and application form can be downloaded from: http://www.abigailhousing.org.uk/get-involved/vacancies/
  • Fully completed, word processed application forms should be emailed to: directors@abigailhousing.org.uk (no CV’s please)
  • For more information, please contact Will Sutcliffe on 07505 053149
Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Monday 25th September. Interviews will take place on Friday 6th October**.
**Please contact us if you wish to apply but are unable to make this date
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