Closing date: Wednesday, 01st March 2023
SW Immigration Advice Project Coordinator
Responsible to: CEO
Hours: 18 hours per week – ideally over 3 days
Salary: £30,000 pro rata (based on 35 hours full time)
Plus generous leave entitlement, 7% employer pension, employee assistance programme and flexible, friendly working environment and policies
Location: Bristol office / hybrid working. Some travel in SW region.
33 month fixed term, starting by June 2023
Purpose of the job
To coordinate a major 3 year, project for the SW region to strengthen access to specialist immigration advice. This will be done by seeking to increase capacity, skills, development and collaboration among community-based advice providers. Bristol Law Centre is coordinating the project as lead partner working with 6 partners across the region.
The SW of England has a lack of capacity and coordination around immigration advice provision. Development work in 2022 summarised the issues in the region and supported the specification of this project. (Read Report Here)
Bristol Law Centre (BLC) is the lead partner amongst GARAS, Harbour project, Bristol Refugee Rights, Plymouth Hope, Plymouth University, DCRS (Devon & Cornwall Refugee Support) and RSD (Refugee Support Devon).
In addition there were many other organisations involved in the development work, and these, plus others, will continue to be key stakeholders in the 3-year project. They are a mix of NGOs, advice providers, local authorities, funders, forums and networks.
This is an opportunity to work in a friendly and supportive team in a vibrant, artistic, historic and diverse city; surrounded by beautiful countryside at the gateway to South Wales and the South-West. Our modern offices are situated close to Bristol Temple Meads station and the city centre, and we are open to discussing a blend of home and office working.
If you like the sound of this challenge we would be very interested to hear from you..
If you would like an informal chat about this role please contact Karen Bowers, CEO, on email@example.com
Application Details: If you would like to apply for this role, please return your completed application form via email to firstname.lastname@example.org by 12 noon on 1st March 2023.
Interview Dates: To be confirmed. Please specify any dates you cannot attend for interview in your application.
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