ASSIST is recruiting a new Accommodation Coordinator!

March 29, 2019


ASSIST Sheffield is recruiting an Accommodation Coordinator!

Job Title: Accommodation Coordinator
Responsible to: Accommodation Manager
Hours: 21

Holidays: 25 days + Bank Holidays (pro rata)
Salary: £11,548 pa (Full Time Equivalent Salary £19,247)

Responsible for: Teams of volunteers working to provide ASSIST accommodation (housing, night shelter, hosting)

Contract: 12 months (planned extension is subject to funding)

Location:  ASSIST Sheffield, Victoria Hall Methodist Church, Norfolk St, Sheffield. Some travel to other locations in Sheffield will be required.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the small ASSIST staff team that works alongside our 300+ volunteer work force. The postholder will work alongside the accommodation manager to ensure that destitute asylum seekers in Sheffield have got access to safe accommodation, with a particular focus on developing accommodation options that are being offered by volunteer hosts.

You will be a skilled communicator with an excellent ability to develop relationships with individuals and community groups. You have a professional demeanor, are comfortable with taking responsibility and able to instill trust in others. In difficult situations you are able to act with calm and consideration. You are committed to the wellbeing of asylum seekers as well as of volunteers, including volunteer hosts, and able to support them to maintain appropriate boundaries, while maintaining the values of solidarity and respect that underpin ASSIST’s work.  You are also comfortable to work as a member of a team with staff and volunteers, but are also self-motivated and confident to work independently at times.

ASSIST Sheffield is a well-established charity which has supported refused destitute asylum seekers for over 15 years. With a large volunteer workforce and a small staff team this is a dynamic and challenging working environment.

Completed Application Forms should be emailed to Please be aware that we will not accept CVs.

Deadline for applications – 10am on 25th April 2019
Interview Date – 16th May 2019 (tbc)

ASSIST is committed to equal opportunities policies and practices and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.