Service Coordinator – Refugee Support with British Red Cross


Salary: £18,024 – £21,113

Terms: Fixed term to end 14th April 2017, 35 Hours per week (full time)

Location: Milton Keynes

Closing Date: 15th February 2016 at midnight

Interviews: Week beginning 22/02/16 in Milton Keynes

Reference: REQ0000009CR

The British Red Cross has a long tradition of providing practical and emotional assistance to vulnerable asylum seekers, refugees and migrants. Their trained staff and volunteers provide much needed support to thousands of people every year, helping them to access local services and adjust to life in a new country.   

In this role, you will have responsibility for coordinating and delivering their Refugee Support service to Syrian refugee families for a year, through the Vulnerable Persons Relocation Scheme (VPRS), in conjunction with the Service Manager, Service Assistant and a team of volunteers. You will provide orientation and integration services to facilitate the resettlement of refugee families in Milton Keynes for a year.  You will develop, support and supervise a team of volunteers to provide a high quality service in line with their national and regulatory quality standards and procedures. You will promote the service at networking meetings and to communities as required.   

To be successfully appointed to this role, you will have an ability to empathise with the needs and experiences of refugees and be able to communicate with people of diverse cultures. You will need experience of delivering a client-centred service including proven casework experience with refugees, asylum seekers, vulnerable migrants or other vulnerable groups. You will also need to have working knowledge of issues affecting refugees, asylum seekers and vulnerable migrants, as well as working knowledge of the legal processes and provisions relating to vulnerable people. You will need to have experience of managing staff or volunteers and strong organisational and IT skills.

You need to be able to work occasional unsociable hours as required. A current driving licence valid for use in the UK may be an advantage.

Benefits: 28 days holidays pro rata (excl. bank holidays), pension scheme, childcare vouchers, health cash/dental cash plans, excellent opportunities for training and development.

Please apply on-line: or alternatively contact Frances Broom or Janet Walsh on 0118 9358217 or email for an application form quoting the reference REQ0000009CR. For further information contact Kerri Chana on 01908 578 343 or by email

BRC are committed to welcoming people from the widest possible diversity of background, culture and experience. As part of its Recruitment and Selection procedures the British Red Cross undertakes criminal record checking of all individuals who regularly work with or have access to children and vulnerable adults.

Advice and Guidance Adviser with Works for Us


Salary: £23,000 pro rata

Terms: 3 year contract (extension subject to funding), 17.5 hours per week

Location: Milton Keynes

Closing date:  5pm 19th February 2016

Interviews: 23rd February 2016

This post is to provide one to one advice sessions to help people gain and to evaluate their progress.

The post requires excellent communication skills and experience of working with people from a wide range of backgrounds and who are facing multiple barriers to work.

NVQ in IAG at Level 4 Minimum preferred

For further details and an application pack please contact:

Janice Jones:

T: 01908 200186

Norfolk House West, 433 Silbury Boulevard, Central Milton Keynes, MK9 2AH

Volunteer Supervisor with BucksVision


Salary: £17,000 (full time equivalent)

Terms: Permanent, part time, 22.5 (3 days a week)

Location: Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes

Closing date: Midnight on 2nd March 2016

Interviews: Interviews will be held w/c 14th March 2016

BucksVision is recruiting for an ambitious Volunteer Supervisor for a part time contract (3 days a week) based across Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes.

BucksVision is a charity supporting visually impaired people (VIP), blind and partially sighted, mainly in Buckinghamshire. It runs 24 clubs and activity groups across the county for its visually impaired users, and has a network of trained volunteers providing advice and support within hospital eye clinics in Buckinghamshire.

As a Volunteer Supervisor you will be responsible for coordinating volunteer delivered services across Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes. You will work alongside BucksVision’s Community Engagement Coordinator & Volunteer Manager to ensure that their services are effective.

Specifically, this will include:

  • Overseeing the delivery of services such as befriending and home visiting in the local area;
  • Supervising volunteers and ensuring that they are working to a high standard;
  • Monitoring and reporting when required, helping ensure effective delivery of the service.

If you have experience of supporting service delivery and supervising volunteers in a voluntary, charitable or community organisation and can use your understanding of the impact of sight loss on individuals to make a positive difference they would be delighted to hear from you.

As this role will see you coordinating volunteer delivered services across Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes, you will need to have a full driver’s licence and access to your own vehicle for business purposes.

To apply Click here where you will be directed to Charity Jobs website

Health Programme and Learning Adviser (Programme Partnership Agreement, PPA with World Vision


Salary: £30,776 pa + £4,200 London weighting (dependent on location) + benefits

Terms: Fixed Term Contract until February 2017

Location: London SW1 or Milton Keynes

Closing date: 6th March 2016 (11 pm)

Interviews: Interviews expected to take place in early to mid March

Bring your passion to World Vision and help change children’s lives for the better

With a degree or Master’s in Health or Social Science, Nutrition or an international development related discipline, you’re passionate about transforming children’s futures. And so are World Vision.

World Vision is the world’s largest international children’s charity. Delivering real change for millions of children in the hardest places in the world, they bring governments, local authorities, community groups, businesses and individuals together to tackle the causes of injustice and poverty. So at World Vision, their aim is simple – to keep every child free from fear. They are also proud to be voted one of the Top 100 ‘Best Not-for-Profit Organisations to Work For 2015’.

This is a key role to maximise opportunities for learning and ensure the successful delivery and completion of World Vision UK’s Programme Partnership Arrangement (PPA) grant health programme with DFID.

Ensuring that DFID and other key stakeholders see them as a credible partner, you will:

  • Lead and manage the PPA Maternal and Newborn, Child Health (MNCH) outcome.
  • Support the timely planning, implementation and outcome monitoring of PPA-funded MNCH projects across 10 countries where World Vision operates.
  • Provide technical assistance on PPA-related MNCH programming including reviewing Monitoring & Evaluation approaches and facilitating capacity-building.
  • Co-design, manage and report on MNCH learning and research initiatives funded through the Health programme.
  • Coordinate and share learning from PPA-funded MNCH projects and research externally to DFID, other stakeholders  and across the wider WV Partnership.

To succeed, you will need:

  • Experience of project management, technical support and learning in relation to MNCH in a developing country and / or related experience in an international NGO context .
  • Field experience of working with people from different cultures and religious contexts.
  • A good understanding of monitoring, evaluation, learning and research as well as communication of evidence to multiple audiences.
  • Familiarity with DFID or other large donor grant programmes and priorities.
  • Real and effective dedication to making a difference.

The position can be based in either London or Milton Keynes with UK travel as well as periodic international travel to regions where World Vision operates.

As a Christian, this role offers you the opportunity to integrate your Christian faith within WVUK and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.

Click here where you will be directed to Charity Jobs website where you will see information on how to apply for this role.

If the response is higher than expected, World Vision reserves the right to close the vacancy early.

All applicants must have the right to work in the UK

World Vision UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer

As a child focussed organisation, WVUK is committed to safeguarding of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditional upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

No agencies please

Humanitarian Funding Analyst with World Vision International


Salary: TBD

Terms: Permanent

Location: Milton Keynes or and London

Closing date: 20 February 2016

World Vision is a Christian humanitarian, development, and advocacy organisation devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world.

Founded 65 years ago and now working in over 90 countries, World Vision implements disaster preparedness programmes and helps build resilient communities. Their Humanitarian and Emergency Affairs team acts to save lives and alleviate suffering of disaster-affected people by implementing sustainable programmes focused on meeting immediate and long-term needs.

Here’s where you come in:

*Preferred location: Milton Keynes preferred London possible

As Humanitarian Funding Analyst, you will assist World Vision’s Humanitarian and Emergency Affairs Resource Development Team by monitoring grant funding performance and by providing donor analysis. You will provide ongoing analysis of all related funding metrics and suggest adjustments as needed.


  • University degree in the field of Business Administration, International Relations or similar field.
  • Exposure and/or basic understanding of how NGO funding works
  • Excellent IT skills, with an understanding of online training methods and tools and highly proficient in the use of power point presentation
  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 10% of the time.

Is this the job for you?

World Vision is dedicated to their team members’ development and their success. They aspire for all employees to be fulfilled through their work and their contributions to an organisation working to provide long-term sustainable solutions to the world’s most vulnerable people.

Click here to find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position online via Charity Jobs website.

Due to the number of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.

Head of Mission Enabling (Head of Operations) with Scripture Union


Salary: £40,000 – £45,000 (depending on capability and experience plus 9% pension and other benefits)

Terms: Permanent

Location: Milton Keynes

Closing date: 04 March 2016

Interviews: March 2016

Helping children and young people explore the Bible, respond to Jesus and grow in faith.

This role requires a `can do’ individual with strong management and leadership skills. The right person will be responsible for vital mission enabling functions within the movement, ensuring that they operate in a customer-focused and cost-effective manner.

Reporting to the Managing Director, you will have responsibility for many of their business operations and teams including finance, human resources, IT, facilities management and customer services.

Scripture Union are looking for a mission-minded individual to lead a team of mission-enabling managers and to work alongside other key leaders in pursuing their mission priorities.

You will have:

  • a passion for reaching out to children and young people with the good news of Jesus Christ
  • excellent organisational, thinking, influencing and communication skills
  • strong competence in customer service
  • broad relevant skills and experience, especially in relation to financial management and reporting
  • a good understanding of financial controls and statutory obligations

How to apply: If you feel that this describes you, then please Click here where you will be directed to Charity Jobs website for an application pack.

There is a genuine requirement for this post to be filled by a committed Christian, active in church life.

Regulation 7(2) of the Employment Equality (Religion or belief) Regulations 2003 apply. All applicants should be able to demonstrate commitment to the aims and beliefs of Scripture Union.