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Senior Support Worker

  • Employer - Action Foundation
  • Reference number -
  • Sector - Not for profit
  • Department - Charity
  • Location: - Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Salary - £22,973 to £26,534 per annum – dependant on experience
  • Duration - Permanent
  • Hours - Full time
  • Closing date - Monday, 19 November 2018 09:00

Job Description

You will have experience of supporting vulnerable adults, leading a team and a good knowledge of the welfare and asylum systems.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Senior Support Worker to assist the Project Manager in the day-to-day running of Action Foundation’s award-winning housing projects. The successful candidate will manage a client caseload including providing advice and guidance on their asylum claims, sharing on-call duties and deputising in the absence of the Project Manager. With experience of working with vulnerable adults and a good knowledge of the welfare and asylum systems, you will lead a team of four support workers, monitoring and reporting on key objectives and outcomes.

It is essential that you have good organisational and communication skills and can use your own initiative to solve problems and to achieve targets. The successful candidate will also be supportive of the ethos and values of Action Foundation (see

Celebrating its 10th Anniversary in 2019, Action Foundation was established by City Church Newcastle to assist asylum seekers, refugees and other migrants in Tyne and Wear with supported housing and community ESOL classes. Action Foundation has grown steadily with over 1,200 beneficiaries and over 200 volunteers last year with an impressive track record of helping our clients to overcome their homelessness, isolation, exclusion and poverty. 

Contact information

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Senior Support Worker Job Description

Application Form 2018

Completed application forms to be sent to

or posted to; Recruitment (SSW) Action Foundation The CastleGate Melbourne Street Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 2JQ

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Interview information

30 November 2018

How to apply

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