Project Officer (InterAction) for Action Foundation

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Contract Type: Fixed term

Role Type: Employment

Hours: Full or Part time

Application deadline:

Based: Newcastle

Salary: £22,841 to 25,218

Salary Type: Salary Scale

Location: Tyne and Wear

Role description: Officer

Are you looking for a rewarding career, working to improve the lives of asylum seekers, refugees and other migrants in the North East of England?

We’re looking for a new Project Officer to join our InterAction team here at Action Foundation.

The successful candidate will be confident leading the effective and safe running of our drop-ins and will also be able to deliver one-to-one case work support to clients.

They will be responsible for the ongoing recruitment and management of a committed team of volunteers who help run and support the delivery of the InterAction project.

We are seeking somebody with a ‘can do’ attitude – a problem-solver who is able to use their own initiative and is adaptable and confident working in a fast-paced environment.

Action Foundation is an Equal Opportunity employer, and we welcome applications from all sectors of the community, particularly those who have lived experience of migration. We also have a strong focus on safeguarding in the organisation and a DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) check will be part of the recruitment process.

We operate hybrid working and flexible hours to accommodate a healthy work-life balance. Our offices at the CastleGate are situated close to Newcastle’s vibrant Quayside.

Essential information

Hours: 21-35 hours per week (to be discussed at interview)

Salary: £22,841 to £25,218 (depending on experience) per annum plus 6% pension contribution (pro-rata)

Holiday entitlement: 28 days annual leave + bank holidays (pro-rata). Flexi leave system

Contract: Fixed term to March 31st 2025, with the intention of extension, funding dependent

Application deadline: Midday Wednesday May 1st

Interview date: Wednesday 8th May 2024 at Action Foundation, Castle Gate, Newcastle, NE1 2JQ

If you need support with your application or would like an informal chat about the role, we would encourage you to contact our InterAction Project Manager, Yvonne Cheung:

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