Vacancy – Administration Assistant

WERS seeks to appoint an energetic, friendly, well-organised Administration Assistant within an established refugee support charity. The successful applicant will be working alongside the Office Manager and the wider team to support the smooth running of the organisation.  

Ideally, you will have experience of working in a busy office environment, have strong organisational and time-management skills, with good written and verbal communication skills.  You will have the ability to work in a self-directed manner and as part of a team, developing good working relationships.  You will have a flexible and non-judgmental approach to people and work, with the ability to communicate effectively and sensitively with people from a wide range of backgrounds including staff, volunteers and clients.

Part-time: 10 hours a week (Monday & Tuesday, hours to be agreed)

Salary:  £16,926 pro rata

For more information on our services visit our website at:

Please find below the job description and person specification together with the application form. 

If you have any questions about this post, please email

Completed application forms should be sent to Alternatively post to:

FAO: Melissa Younger, Office Manager

West End Refugee Service

St Philip’s Vicarage

St Philip’s Close

Arthur’s Hill

Newcastle upon Tyne


to arrive by 5pm on Friday 28th February 2020

Interviews will be held on the 11th March 2020.  If you are not available that day, please advise us of this when submitting your application.

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