Wales Sanctuary Service - Programme and Partnerships Manager


You will be joining us at an exciting time in our journey, helping us and the sector to support those who are forced to seek safety.  With over 30 years’ experience, we are trusted by the communities we serve and are seen as the lead organisation in Wales for asylum seekers and refugees.  

Job title: Wales Sanctuary Service – Programme and Partnerships Manager

Report to: Executive Director of Services

Salary: £29,500 to £32,000. Depending on experience + 5% pension.

Duration: 1-year contract until end January 2024, with possibility of extension. Secondments are welcome.

Hours: 35 hours per week

Location: Main base is the Cardiff Office.  Minimum of 2 days pw from Cardiff Office, and Newport office 2 days pw. (all-Wales post). Working from home may be offered 1 day pw.

Annual benefits pro rata:

  • 25 days leave, increasing by 1 day per annum to a maximum of 30 days
  • Up to 2 days paid volunteering leave
  • Up to 3 days paid carers leave
  • Up to 5 days paid study leave
  • 5% pension
  • Access to company paid counselling support.
  • Staff led Wellbeing Group

Purpose of the post

The Welsh Refugee Council has secured funding from the Welsh Government to lead a consortium of third sector organisations to deliver advice and advocacy services to sanctuary seekers in Wales.

To hold the overall day to day operational responsibility for managing the Wales Sanctuary Service. To hold the operational responsibility for the maintenance and development of core partnerships and development of new partnerships across Wales.  To line manage a small team of staff and volunteers to deliver against our Strategy.

To find out more about this opportunity, Wales Sanctuary Service – Programme and Partnerships Manager

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Closing day Noon on Thursday 5 January 2023 Applications received after this date, will not be considered.