Project Development Worker

The Northern Refugee Centre have a vacancy for a Project Development Worker for an Advice Social Enterprise. £22,958 pro rata (NJC Pt 27), 14.8 hours/week over 2 days for 4 months.

NRC is seeking a resourceful individual to set up a new fee-charging immigration advice service in Sheffield which will be ready to launch by the end of 2014. The role will involve working closely with the Advice Development Worker to set up the new organisation and will include tasks such as: creating the new legal entity, agreeing the services to be offered, creating a fee structure and payment model, developing partnership options and marketing the new service.

Refugees are strongly encouraged to apply

Application submission deadline is 5pm on Friday 8th August.
Interviews will be held on Thursday 14th August.

For questions about the role, please contact Colette Harvey, Advice Development Worker, on 0114 384 0403 or at or Jan Thompson, Regional Advice Manager, on 0114 2729609 or at

For an application pack contact Charlene Fernandes, Executive Resources Officer. Please note, CVs will not be considered.
Postal address: Northern Refugee Centre, Exchange Brewery, 2 Bridge Street, Sheffield, S3 8NS
Phone: 0114 384 0400


Talent Match Job Vacancy

Part Time Youth Employment Advisor

Northern Refugee Centre Employment and Education Services

£18-20,000 Dependant on experience (pro-rata)

The Northern Refugee Centre are recruiting for a part time Youth Employment & Education Advisor, 22.5 hours weekly. Covering Bradford, Kirklees and Calderdale.

To expand the capacity of our service to support young migrants across the West Yorkshire region to access employment, education and training, volunteering and work placement opportunities.

This will include delivery of an exciting new partnership project with Your Consortium, funded by the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund. We are looking for people who have the experience, skills and abilities to deliver all of the following areas of work:

1. Project Delivery: To work alongside the Regional Service Delivery Manager to develop the project start up along with the recruitment of eligible beneficiaries into the project.

2. Client Casework: To manage a caseload of individual clients, in line with contractual requirements for the Talent Match/ Your Consortium/ Big Lottery funding streams.

3. Group Work: to deliver group and 1-2-1 sessions to improve young migrants employability skills.

4. Information Gathering and Sharing: To keep informed of new developments and changes in national and local policy affecting client group, particularly with regards to employment, education, training and volunteering.

5. Placements: To support clients to access a range of volunteering and work experience placement opportunities to secure employment or provide valuable up to date work experience.

6. In-Work Support: Work with employers and clients to provide in-work support to encourage job sustainability.

7. Employer Engagement: To work with local employers to identify and broker employment opportunities, Promoting additional training and information on up-skilling new and existing staff.

8. Partnership Work: to work with employers, training providers and other agencies to enhance the support and opportunities available for clients and help identify gaps in provision and potential ways to address these, by liaising with providers within the network

You must meet all the essential criteria listed in the person specification, including: at least two years experience in IAG for learning and work and/or Employment and Skills; experience of working with young people from Migrant backgrounds; experience of managing a caseload of clients; and experience of working with a range of individuals, organisations or employers. Any offer of employment is subject to satisfactory DBS check.

Please read all relevant information on the website before applying:

Visit and click on ‘Jobs’ link in main menu. Alternatively for more information and an application pack you can contact the Employment & Education Team directly or 0114 2729609.

Closing date – 5pm Friday 18th July 2014

Please click on your right hand side to download the 'Talent Match Key Worker Job Description & Person Specification Application Pack'.