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Asylum Support Advice/Advocacy Service Manager

  • Full time
  • £28,360
  • Govan
  • Closing 5th December 2022

  • Advertised from 18th November 2022
  • 28 hours per week. Initial contract to March 2025 with potential of extension


Govan Community Project have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and committed Service Manager to join our team. If you are keen to lead a skilled, dedicated team and the delivery of services which really make a difference to the lives of people seeking asylum in Glasgow this role could be for you.

Our advice and advocacy service provides a range of practical support to New Scots in the asylum process. The advice service operates a telephone advice helpline 4 mornings a week, supported by a hybrid model of remote and face to face casework support as required.

The Asylum Support Service Manager’s role is to provide operational management of the advice & advocacy service. Responsible for managing athe advice team who are supporting New Scots in the asylum process; coordinating monitoring and evaluation of the service, and contributing to organisational and national policy developments in relation to asylum support

Our ideal candidate will be a dynamic individual, with the energy and resilience to support a team working with vulnerable individuals and families. You will have a proven track record of experience in delivering asylum support casework and managing a small team.

You will have the skills and experience to deliver high quality, trauma informed asylum support advice services, manage capacity and work with the wider staff team to find creative solutions to adapt services in response to changing needs in our community.

This is a great opportunity to join a vibrant, dedicated team working within the diverse community in Govan .

Govan Community Project is wholly committed to inclusion and diversity and to building a culture and environment where everyone is appreciated for the unique person they are. We warmly welcome and encourage applications from a diverse range of backgrounds and experiences and would particularly welcome applications from individuals from the refugee community.

Application notes

For enquiries regarding the post, please email or contact Traci on 07443964017

Closing Date for applications is 9.00 am on Monday 5th December 2022

Interviews will be held week commencing 12th December 2022.