Job opportunity at St Augustine’s Centre

We are recruiting!st augustines

Applications are now open for the position of Centre Leader.

£34,788 pro rata 81%, equivalent to £18.03 per hour, National Joint Council spinal column point 32 (depending on experience)

0.81 whole time equivalent, (30 hours a week)

St. Augustine’s Centre on Hanson lane in Halifax has been working with diverse communities for over 50 years providing a welcoming place of support, sanctuary, and community.  We are Calderdale’s specialist support centre for Refugees and Asylum seekers, alongside others who need our services. We are looking for a Centre Leader who will have responsibility for providing clear leadership, management and ensuring the effective delivery of services.

The Centre Leader will work collaboratively with trustees, staff, volunteers, Centre Users, and local partners to ensure that the valuable and varied work of the centre is continued and developed. He or she will maintain and support the four core values and ethos of St. Augustine’s Centre.

We are looking for someone with a proven track record of leading and motivating a staff team, who has managed a busy charity that highly values its volunteers, who has project and financial management experience and is energetic and decisive with a ‘can do’ attitude.

You will also need:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • A facilitative and supportive management style
  • Interest in and knowledge of poverty and injustice, including an understanding of the issues facing refugees, asylum seekers and EU migrants
  • Knowledge of fundraising, excellent financial management and strong organisational skills.

For more details and to request an application pack please tel: 01422 365027 or email, or write to

John Hellewell, St Augustine’s Centre, Hanson Lane, Halifax, HX1 5PG

The recruitment pack and application form are also available to download below:

Centre Leader recruitment pack – St. Augustine’s Centre

St Augustine’s Centre Leader – Application Form

Closing date: 2pm on Monday 6 January 2020

Interviews: Friday 17 January 2020. Candidates will need to be available for most of the day.

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