ASSIST Sheffield

Challenging asylum destitution

ASSIST is recruiting a Client Support Manager

Job Title: Client Support Manager
Responsible to: Trustees
Hours: Full Time
Salary: £28,000 pa
Responsible for: Work of ASSIST’s client support volunteer teams, Volunteering Coordinator, Admin and Support Officer
Location: ASSIST Sheffield, Victoria Hall Methodist Church, Norfolk St, Sheffield.

This is an exciting opportunity to lead ASSIST’s experienced and diverse volunteer teams in delivering high quality support to refused destitute asylum seekers. It is a new post, and the postholder will join a small leadership team, collectively holding responsibility for the work of ASSIST.

You will be experienced in managing or delivering support and advocacy services. You will be committed to the wellbeing of asylum seekers and to the values of solidarity and respect which underlie ASSIST’s work. You will be confident in enabling volunteers to work effectively with skill and compassion. You will thrive on teamwork in a dynamic and challenging environment, and will be ready to bring your skills to new leadership structures in a vibrant, learning organisation.

You will be an excellent communicator, committed to forging positive relationships with partners, and ready to hold responsibility confidently and transparently.
ASSIST is a well-established charity which has supported refused destitute asylum seekers for 13 years. With a 200+ volunteer workforce and a small staff team this is a dynamic and challenging working environment.
If this job sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.

Completed Applications should be emailed to: jobs [at] assistsheffield.org.uk
Please submit application forms via email, we are not able to accept applications by post.

Deadline for applications – 4pm Monday 5th June
Interview Date – Week beginning 19th June

ASSIST is committed to equal opportunities policies and practices and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.