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Job: Hosting Coordinator, 21hrs/wk, £22.5k-£25.5k pro rata Beacon Deadline 30th August 2022

BEACON is a charity working to meet the varied needs of people seeking asylum in the Bradford district through its three projects: Hosting, CHAT English club and McKenzie Friends.

Following a recent strategic review, we are seeking to appoint a highly organised, self-motivated person to take on the coordination and development of our Hosting Project.

The project provides temporary accommodation in the homes of volunteer hosts to people who are at risk of destitution following a negative outcome at the end of the asylum process.

The Hosting Coordinator will be responsible for recruiting, training and supporting a pool of volunteer hosts, managing placements and ongoing support for hosts and guests, developing relationships and liaising with referral & partner agencies, maintaining systems of monitoring & evaluation and expanding & developing the project.

This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in tackling destitution amongst people seeking asylum in Bradford.

21 hours per week (to be worked flexibly including some evening work)

£22,571 – £25,419 (pro rata) [NJC Pay Scale 5] dependent on skills and experience

1 year with the expectation of continuation, subject to funding

This role can be home based or delivered from our office base at Touchstone, 4 Easby Road, Bradford, BD7 1QX

The role will also involve some travel across the Bradford district to visit host homes and facilitate placements

Responsible to
Team Leader

Holiday entitlement and benefits
28 days plus 8 public holidays (pro-rata); pension scheme available (3% employer contribution)

Deadline for applications
12pm Tuesday 30th August 2022

Interview date
14th September 2022

For further information about the role, please contact Katy Armitstead, Team Leader [email protected] / 07419 990578

For an application pack, please visit email [email protected] or call 07506 211756

Please send completed applications to: [email protected]

Please note: CVs will not be accepted. Applicants must complete the application form provided. Applications received after the deadline will not be accepted. Appointment subject to satisfactory references, evidence of eligibility to work in the UK and DBS check.

BEACON strives to promote equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from candidates from diverse backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from people with lived experience as a refugee or person seeking asylum

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