Job Vacancy: Regional Women-Centred Advisor and Trainer at the WomensCentre

Connecting Opportunities: Women-Centred Advice, Training and Evaluation

Fixed Term for 2 years: 1st July 2017 to 30th June 2019

Salary: SO1 (Point 29-31) £25,951 – £27,668 (pro rata) womencentre

Hours: 20 hours/week

Location: Primarily WomenCentre’s Huddersfield office, but involves working across the region with project partners.

We’re looking for a Regional Women-Centred Advisor and Trainer who is passionate about and has experience of women-centred ways of working with vulnerable women migrants. As part of the regional Connecting Opportunities project, the postholder will work directly with ten project partners to join up what already exists, explore new ideas, training and advice about women-centred ways of working and input to the evaluation of the overall project focusing on women-centred ways of evaluating.

Connecting Opportunities is a new project to increase integration in Leeds City Region by supporting the most socially excluded new migrants to tackle the complex barriers they face in integrating in their local areas, increasing their employability, or finding work. Connecting Opportunities is funded by the Big Lottery and the European Social Fund as part of the Building Better Opportunities programme.

This role is open to female applicants only. The Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1 applies. Women with lived experience of migration with relevant skills and experience are encouraged to apply.

For enquiries about the post contact: Karen Arnold 01422 386546 or email karen.arnold@womencentre.org.uk

Application packs: download from http://www.womencentre.org.uk or phone Carrie Burbidge: 01422 386545.

Completed applications: Email to: caroline.burbidge@womencentre.org.uk or

post to: Caroline Burbidge, WomenCentre, 23 Silver Street, Halifax, HX1 1JN.

Closing date for applications (email or pos): 9am Tuesday 6th June 2017.

Interviews: Thursday 8th June.

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