External Employment Opportunities

Please find below some exciting opportunities with organisations that we work alongside.

**Please contact them directly for further information**


Would you like to work for BEACON?

We are recruiting for a McKenzie Friends Coordinator!

Join our small, dedicated team and help improve the lives of asylum seekers in Bradford!

Following a recent strategic review, BEACON is seeking to appoint a Coordinator to oversee and develop the McKenzie Friends project.   McKenzie Friends is a volunteer-led project which offers practical and moral support to asylum seekers without legal representation, accompanying them to court hearings and/or offering support to submit asylum appeals and fresh claims.   The McKenzie Friends Coordinator will be responsible for the delivery of the project, including recruitment and supervision of volunteers, liaising with other agencies, record-keeping for monitoring purposes and developing the project.   BEACON is seeking to expand the McKenzie Friends project in line with gaps in local service provision, therefore a key aspect of the role will involve working closely with the Team Leader to develop the service accordingly.

We regret that at present our office is not accessible to anyone with limited mobility.

Hours 8 hours per week
Salary £18, 070 (pro rata) [NJC Pay Scale 4 Spinal Column 18]
Contract The post is for 1 year with the expectation of continuation, dependent on funding
Location BEACON office, c/o Touchstone, 32 Merton Road, Bradford, BD7 1RE
Deadline for applications 9am, Friday 20th October 2017
Interview date Friday 3rd November 2017
Start date ASAP
Responsible to Team Leader
Holiday entitlement 28 days plus 8 public holidays (pro-rata)

If you have any questions about the post, please contact Katy Armitstead, Team Leader (beacon@beaconbradford.org | 01274 727 525 I 07419 990578) Between 6th – 20th October, please contact Eithne Dodwell (Chair of McKenzie Friends) on 01274 815936 Visit our website for a full application pack or download below

Please send completed applications to: admin@beaconbradford.org

Please note: CVs and additional pages extra to the application form will not be accepted and applications must be word processed. Applicants must complete the application form provided. Applications received after the deadline will not be accepted.


Download the Job Description and Person Specification


Download the Application form


Download the Monitoring form


For more information, please visit our website or contact Katy Armitstead, BEACON Team Leader by email at beacon@beaconbradford.org or by phone on 01274 727525


We are also looking for new trustees!

We’d love to hear from you if you are interested in joining a dedicated team working to improve the lives of asylum seekers in Bradford and have expertise in one or more of the following areas: fundraising, legal issues, equal opportunities, HR, marketing, strategic planning, issues facing asylum seekers and campaigning. Please visit our website for more information

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Senior Housing & Support Officer

Happydays UK are looking for a highly organised, compassionate and driven Senior Housing & Support Officer, with experience and knowledge, to deliver high quality person centred services to residents of our group homes in Calderdale and surrounding districts.
Hours: 30 hours per week (to start), includes some weekend and evenings
Salary: £12.75 per hour, plus agreed expenses
Deadline for application Submissions: 27th October 2017, 5pm
Interviews will be held: 2nd November, 1 – 6pm

How to apply?
Please email Elaine@happydaysuk.org and request a job pack. This will include an application form to be completed with two personal referees. CV’s are not required.


**Please contact the above organisations directly for further information**

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