International Community of Sunderland (ICOS) is seeking to employ an experienced, enthusiastic and proactive Project Worker ensure successful delivery our exciting three-year Community Fund supported “Back in Control” Project.
Project worker (PART-time) – “BACK IN CONTROL” Project
Salary: £19,446 (28 hrs, SCP band 19, pro-rata): £14520
Hours: 28 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
Directly manages/supports: Volunteers
Liaison with: Project 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 engage and collaborate with local organisations and partners across all sectors offering and delivering intensive support to vulnerable clients.
Applicants should be able to evidence experience of advocacy and support projects. You should have excellent communication skills and a knowledge of more than one language is desirable. With excellent 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 organisational, interpersonal and communication skills 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 with clients to support them with access to welfare, housing and other types of support, as well as empowering them.
For an application pack – CV’s not accepted: CLICK HERE
- Email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Download details from our website at icos.org.uk or
- Collect a pack from our office at Arrow Business Centre, 14 Foyle Street, Sunderland, SR1 1LE
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