International Community of Sunderland (ICOS) is seeking to employ an enthusiastic and proactive Finance and Administration Assistant to ensure successful delivery our exciting three-year Community Fund supported “Back in Control” Project.


Salary: £18672 (21 hours, pro rata, SCP band 17): £10461

Hours: 21 hours per week

Contract Type:  fixed term – 15/07/2019 until 15/06/2022

Location: ICOS, 14 Foyle Street, Sunderland, SR1 1LE

Reporting to: Project Manager 

Liaison with: Evaluator (self-employed)



The project is focused on the vital support of Black and Minority Ethnic victims of modern slavery and workplace exploitation in the City. It will provide reliable and proactive support, advice and guidance in a variety of areas including challenging issues around housing, employment and the rights of individuals and family access to welfare.

You will support all administrative aspects of the project, including data collection, maintaining client data, volunteer and client expenses, as well as financial reporting and reconciliation.

You will support a project working with vulnerable adults.

Applicants should be able to evidence experience of finance and administration work.  You should have excellent communication skills. With excellent literacy, numeracy and IT skills, you should have a deep understanding and a demonstrable commitment to reducing modern slavery and workplace exploitation.

Applicants should be empathetic and have excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, as well as a deep understanding of the challenges facing the BME community of Sunderland.

As an integral and vital part of the ICOS team you will be responsible for working closely with the project manager.


                             For an application pack – CV’s not accepted: CLICK HERE



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Deadline for applications:  12pm on 04/07/2019. No applications will be accepted after this point.

Interviews will be held week commencing: 08/07/2019

This project is funded by The National Lottery through The National Lottery Community Fund



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