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Job vacancy:

Director of West End Refugee Service (WERS)

Salary:  £40,833 pro rata

30 hours a week

WERS seeks to appoint an inspirational and experienced Director to provide strong leadership and vision, strategic direction and management in relation to all aspects of WERS’ activities.  As Director, you will represent WERS in various public contexts and show an ability to develop and maintain excellent relationships with key external partners and agencies.  A vital part of the role is the facilitation of the continued development of WERS’ services through effective partnership working and fundraising.

Job description and application pack are available below:

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Deadline for applications: 9am on Monday 25th February 2019

First stage interviews will be held on Monday 4th March 2019

Click to donate towards WERS project costs

These donations fund WERS’ continuing work

Click to donate to WERS Hardship Fund

These donations directly support destitute clients

‘The actions and support of WERS, through very difficult situations. And standing up for us. These are the things that really transform a person’s life.’

WERS client quoted in Independent Evaluation August 2016

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West End Refugee Service (WERS) is a registered charity supporting asylum seekers and refugees in Newcastle upon Tyne. WERS has an excellent reputation for its warm and friendly welcome and the consistently high quality of services which currently include:


  • Daily drop-in advice sessions
  • Home visits and outreach
  • Befriending Scheme
  • Clothing Store
  • Hardship Fund
  • Awareness-raising, education and training programme





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