Sanctuary Hosting is a small Oxford-based charity working across the Thames Valley to match homeless asylum seekers, refugees and vulnerable migrants with people who offer a rent-free spare room for an agreed period of time.
The Service Coordinator Job
Salary: £21,000 pa (pro rata)
Location: Travel throughout the Thames Valley area, with a particular focus on Oxfordshire and Milton Keynes. Much of the job is also home-based working.
Hours: 22.5 per week.
Closing date for applications: 9am Monday 27th January 2020. Interviews will take place Tuesday 4th February 2020.
The Service Coordinator has responsibility for ensuring the service runs smoothly and safely, assessing and responding to guest referrals and coordinating, facilitating and supporting hosting placements.
You will need experience of delivering high quality, confidential, user-centred services for vulnerable people. You will also need a general understanding of and empathy for the situation of refugees, asylum seekers and vulnerable migrants. The role requires strong partnership working, communication, organisational and IT skills. An awareness of boundaries and willingness to engage in regular supervision to promote self care are essential.
You will need to be able to work flexibly, undertaking out of hours and weekend work as required, and to travel extensively across the Thames Valley area.
We are committed to welcoming people from the widest possible diversity of background, culture
and experience. As part of its recruitment and selection procedures Sanctuary Hosting conducts DBS checks of all staff and volunteers.
Please carefully read the job description, and details for applicants, both attached here.
If you would like to apply, please complete the attatched application form send it to us.
PLEASE DO NOT SEND CVs. APPLICATIONS MUST BE MADE USING A SANCTUARY HOSTING APPLICATION FORM.
You may also, if you wish, complete and send the Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form to us. This is anonymous, entirely voluntary and does not form part of the assessment process.
Short-listed candidates will be informed as soon as possible and will be invited to an interview.