BRITISH RED CROSS
Hours per week:14 (working pattern/ days can be flexible and discussed further
Contract type:Fixed term until 30th September 2021
Could you play a crucial role within our Refugee Support and Restoring Family
We have a new part time opportunity for a Senior Support Assistant to join our
Refugee Support Team based in Glasgow. As part of the broader Refugee Services
and Restoring Family Links team, you will have responsibility for coordinating
and delivering quality administrative services in Glasgow.
Reporting to the Refugee Support Service Manager you will be responsible for
providing essential and reliable administrative support.
The role might be for you if
You care about our cause – you have an understanding and empathy with the needs
of refugees and asylum-seekers.
You’re comfortable managing your own workload in a busy environment and have
experience in an administrative role.
You’re a team player; you’re able to work as part of a team within what can
sometimes be a high-pressure environment.
You’re a great communicator with the ability to adapt your communication based
on the audience. You will be IT literate and confident in using email, word
processing, database and spreadsheet packages.
Many refugees or migrants who have been displaced also experience family loss
or separation. Our Refugee Support and Restoring Family Links team attempts to
restore these lost connections through our unique position and responsibility
as part of a truly global humanitarian organisation.
Closing date for applications is 23:59hrs on 24th September 2020 with
interviews to follow.
We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:
* 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays) – pro rata for part time staff
* Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
* Up to 6% contributory pension
* Flexible working policy
The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they
need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to
adjusting to life in a new country – we’re there when you need us.
Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination.
Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we
At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide
support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK.
We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering
equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of; age, disability, gender
reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race,
religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.
Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be able to bring your
authentic-self to the Red Cross. We want you to feel that you are in an
inclusive environment, and a great position to help us spread the power of
We have a code of conduct in place, and are committed to creating a culture of
integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of
abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.
If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the
organisation’s Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.
The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity
registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).
Follow us on Twitter @RedCrossJobsUKand on Linkedin – British Red Cross, to
hear about our latest job vacancies.
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