Vacancies

LATIN AMERICAN WOMEN’S RIGHTS SERVICE (LAWRS)

OPERATIONS AND DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
Full time (35 hours a week)
Salary: £32,650 per year

The Operations and Development Manager is a senior role within our rapidly expanding organisation with wide ranging responsibilities for the performance and development of services and operations and the development of activities and programmes. She will manage service and business operations across the organization ensuring the organizational effectiveness of LAWRS. In particular she will take primary responsibility for client services and organisational aspects and ensure the delivery of high quality direct services that bring about evidenced positive outcomes for service users and satisfactorily account for these services to funders and supporters.

The successful candidate will have: minimum two years direct experience of operational management in an advice and/or frontline service providing organisation, at least three years’ experience of project management, experience in supervising staff and excellent leadership skills; experience working with a range of statutory and voluntary organisations in the UK; financial, organisational and fundraising skills; a track record in implementing strategy; excellent communications skills; thorough understanding of the needs of Latin American women in the UK and a commitment to secure and uphold women’s rights. Fluency in Spanish and English or Portuguese and English is essential.

This post is open to women only in accordance to the Equality Act 2010.

How to apply: Please send your application and Equality Opportunities monitoring form to Lucila Granada either by post (Tindlemanor, 52-54 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT) or via email (lucila@lawrs.org.uk) quoting reference: ‘Operations post’.

Job Description: Operations and Development Manager
Application form: Application Form
Equal Opportunities Form: Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form
Closing date for applications: Thursday 15th June 2017
Contract: 2 years with possibilities for extension.
Interviews to be held within the following two weeks.

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NO LIMITS PROJECT COORDINATOR
35 hours per week
Salary: £29,075 per year

LAWRS’ No Limits Projects supports Latin American girls and young women (LAGYW) aged 14 to 21 who are navigating difficult life situations as recently arrived migrants to the UK. It uses the arts as a vehicle for self-expression and creates a supportive environment for LAGYW to develop their potential and transform their lives and prospects. We are seeking a “No Limits” Project Coordinator to lead on the day to day management of the programme, widely promote “No Limits” to engage the most isolated LAGYW, ensure that LAGYW have opportunities to take leadership roles in the project, enable LAGYW to get involved in planning, implementing and evaluating their activities and ensure that LAGYW can access the services and support they need to address educational, emotional and wellbeing needs amongst others.
You will be a dynamic and innovative person; will have an excellent command of English and Spanish, both orally and in writing; familiarity with statutory and voluntary services for young people in the UK; experience of working using participatory approaches with young people; excellent knowledge of legislation and issues that apply working with young people; experience of recruiting and supervising volunteers; excellent organisational and project management skills; an excellent understanding of the issues facing Latin American young women in the UK and a commitment to promote and uphold women’s rights and equal opportunities. Project’s website: https://www.sinfronterasproject.com/

The post holder will line manage the Crèche Coordinator and will act as the organisations’ Child Protection Officer.

This post is open to women only in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.

How to apply: Please send your application and Equality Opportunities monitoring form to Jhoanna Mosquera either by post (Tindlemanor, 52-54 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT) or via email (jhoanna@lawrs.org.uk) quoting reference: ‘No Limits post’.

Job Description:No Limits Project Coordinator
Application form:Application Form
Equal Opportunities Form:Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form
Closing date for applications: Thursday 15th June 2017
Contract: Fixed term ending 31st October 2017, with possibilities for extension.
Interviews to be held within the following two weeks.

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OUTREACH AND DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR – SOUTHWARK
3 days per week (number of hours might vary)
Salary: £28,475 per annum (pro-rata)

LAWRS is seeking a motivated Latin American woman for the Outreach and Development Coordinator – Southwark role, to reach out to, and improve life chances for Latin American women in the borough not accessing essential services and support. The Coordinator will continue the successful work that LAWRS has been doing in Southwark since 2010 and develop new and sustainable ways of addressing needs of Latin American women, including by developing services and partnerships with other providers in Southwark, by ensuring that Latin American women can actively participate in local issues relevant to them and by developing opportunities for improved life chances for Latin American women in the borough.

You will have a minimum of two years’ experience of community development work; experience working in the voluntary sector in London; excellent understanding of local decision making structures in the UK; project management experience and strategic skill; an excellent command of English and Spanish, both orally and in writing; an excellent understanding of the issues facing Latin American women in London; outstanding communications and networking skills; problem solving skills with the ability to think and act creatively and have a commitment to promote and uphold women’s rights.

This post is open to women only in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.

How to apply: Please send your application and Equality Opportunities monitoring form to Jhoanna Mosquera either by post (Tindlemanor, 52-54 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT) or via email (jhoanna@lawrs.org.uk) quoting reference: ‘Outreach Southwark post’.

Job Description:Outreach and Development Coordinator – Southwark
Application form:Application Form
Equal Opportunities Form:Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form
Closing date for applications: 11th June 2017
Contract: Fixed term ending 31st March 2018, with possibilities for extension.
Interviews to be held within the following two weeks.

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CASUAL CRECHE WORKER (PORTUGUESE-SPEAKING)

£10.20 p/h (+13% to cover holiday pay)

We are looking for a Portuguese-Speaking Crèche Worker that will be responsible for ensuring that children are safely and appropriately looked after during the periods in which their mothers are using LAWRS’ services and for providing them with a stimulating and varied programme of play.

LAWRS’ crèche is a complementary service that allows the women that access LAWRS’ services to attend the different activities while their children are being looked after, and allow the children to enjoy a safe, happy and educational space.

You will have experience in childcare, a good knowledge about Latin American women in the UK and the ability to speak Portuguese.

This post is open to Latin American women only in accordance with the Equality Act 2010. The postholder needs to undergo Disclosure and Baring Service.

To apply: please send your CV (including at least two references), cover letter, and Equal Opportunities monitoring form to Rubi Rodriguez (rubi@lawrs.org.uk), explaining how you meet the person specification stated in the Job Description.

Job Description: JD Portuguese Speaking Creche Worker (English version)

JD Portuguese Speaking Creche Worker (Portuguese version)

Equal Opportunities Form:Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form
Closing date for applications: 25th May 2017