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Red Cross is recruiting experts by experience

Could you provide insight into how the British Red Cross can better support people affected by migration and / or family separation?

The Red Cross are looking for someone with lived experience of migration and/ or family separation to join their team as a Research and Participation Officer. The purpose of this role is to conduct a piece of research with people affected by migration and/ or family separation in order to explore how the British Red Cross’ Restoring Family Links (RFL) services can be improved. In order to do this, the Research and Participation officer will meaningfully engage people who share personal experience of migration and/ or family separation, this will be to understand what is most important to people about the RFL service and how they think the service could improve.

The nature of this role is around involvement and participation and recognising that people are experts by experience. In order to reflect how much the Red Cross values those with lived experiences, this role is looking for candidates who have personal experience of migration and, in particular, family separation.

If you are equally passionate about involving people with personal experience in decisions made about services to support them then the Red Cross would like to hear from you. For more details about the job and details about how to apply please visit:

If you would like an informal discussion about the job please contact Jo Straw at [email protected] or on 07720097815.