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Job: Refugee Council ILR Project Admin & Information Officer-Leeds-17.5hrs Permanent £23,953 pro rata

The ILR Admin worker will work to provide administrative support and office coordination for the work of the ILR Coordinator in Yorkshire & Humber. The resettlement team works with refugees who have come to the UK as part of the Vulnerable Persons Relocation Scheme as well as other programmes. Refugees are interviewed in the region […]

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Job: Refugee Council Community Development Worker-Wakefield & York, 21 hrs p/w until 31 March 2024, Salary £26,446 pro-rata

The UK government’s resettlement programmes (such as the VPRS, UKRS, ARAP as well as other UK Resettlement Schemes) support refugees who are selected and processed in the region of origin and brought to the UK with their status already determined. Under this scheme, a specific quota of refugees will be coming to the UK for […]

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Reporting safeguarding concerns: a reminder from the Home Office

The Home Office, Migrant Help and AASC Providers have asked SMPs [ed. Strategic Migration Partnerships – in Leeds/Yorkshire & Humber that means Migration Yorkshire] to remind all stakeholders that as the organisation first receiving a Safeguarding disclosure, concern or information pertaining to risk of harm, that they should act as first responder and alert the […]

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Improve your practice of working with young people who are seeking asylum – free training 13th September 2022

The Young Migrants Matter project within PAFRAS are offering a training session to improve your practice of working with young people who are seeking asylum. The training is delivered by experienced caseworkers and has been co-produced with young people who access PAFRAS.  This training is for all professionals working with young people seeking asylum, including social workers, PAs, foster carers, supported lodgings providers, team managers, frontline professionals and volunteers. […]

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Call out for activity at Roxby Community Garden

Roxby Community Garden is an amazing new Garden of Sanctuary and public events space in the heart of Lincoln Green, perfect for installations, public Engagement and low tech presentations. Mafwa Theatre are working alongside local residents to transform a disused playground into a garden for all. When completed, the Roxby Community Garden will be available […]

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Chapeltown Primary Care Network (PCN) Health Inequalities Fund £5-£15k for for work with Black men, with a focus on mental health

Chapeltown Primary Care Network (PCN), in collaboration with Forum Central has launched a £34,000 fund aiming to help us better understand and improve the health of Black men in the Chapeltown area of  Leeds, with a focus on mental health. Black men experience health inequalities around mental health, and we know from conversations and relationships […]

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Fundraising Event: Beatles singalong gig for Conversation Club Leeds – Saturday 20 August 7.30pm

Join us at the Holbeck (Jenkinson Lawn, LS11 9QX) on Saturday 20 August for a night of live music and communal singalonging, raising money to support Conversation Club Leeds in their work supporting refugees and asylum seekers. A group of local musicians will play a live version of The Beatles ‘Revolver’ album, plus two or three non-album […]

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Job: Tech Lending Scheme Project Assistant, £8.4k 16 hrs/wk – Leeds Refugee Forum

Salary: £8,494.00 per year (SCP 6, £19,698 pro rata) Hours: 16 hours per week Location: One Community Centre, Cromwell Street, Leeds, LS9 7SG Closing date for applications: 5pm on Monday 22nd August 2022 Interview date: Monday 29th August 2022 Leeds Refugee Forum is looking to appoint a motivated individual to provide administrative, delivery of training […]

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