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Current Vacancies

Staff Team

We are very excited to announce that we are currently recruiting for the role of Regional Coordinator for Yorkshire, Humberside and the Northeast of England.

The post holder will contribute to the building of a City of Sanctuary movement and fulfil the need for close and supportive relationships with local groups and councils in Yorkshire, Humberside and North East England, as well as developing streams of sanctuary and awards work. The Coordinator will also be responsible for facilitating the participation and engagement of people seeking sanctuary across the region.

Download the full job description here.

Hours: 21 hours per week

Salary:  £28,428 pro rata

Holiday entitlement:  28 days plus 8 statutory Bank holidays, pro rata

Location: Home working but the Coordinator should be based in Yorkshire, Humberside or the North East of England.

Download the application form here.

Closing date –  5 September 2022 at 5 pm

Please submit completed applications to [email protected]

Interviews will be held via Zoom on Thursday 15 September 2022.

We may be able to to offer support for people with lived experience of seeking asylum to complete the application form. The support will be provided by an independent partner organisation. Please contact [email protected] as soon as possible to be referred and before submitting your application.*

In order to be eligible to apply you must have the right to work in the UK and be living in one of the relevant regions.

*We are proud to be a member of the Experts by Experience Employment Network to create a charitable sector that is led by people with lived experience of the asylum and immigration system. As part of this network, we challenge the one-size-fits-all approach in our employment practices, and respect personal circumstances and needs of people with lived experience. We believe that every individual should have the right support when applying for our roles.

This network could provide independent and confidential support for applicants with lived experience of the UK asylum and immigration system, depending on availability of mentors from the sector.

Trustee Board and Experts by Experience Operational Group

There are currently no positions on the Board of Trustees or Experts by Experience Operational Group.

Vacancies are advertised via our website, newsletter and on social media. We provide independent support from an external partner for applicants with lived experience of seeking sanctuary.

Other Opportunities

There are often opportunities to get involved in our streams or communications work so please do get in contact to register your interest. We particularly welcome interest from people with lived experience of the asylum process to join us as Sanctuary Ambassadors.