Job vacancy – WAST – Development Worker

Job Title: Development Worker.
Salary/ Rate: £28,672 pro rata (£17,202 actual)
Location: Manchester
Closing Date: 25th July 2021 5pm
Hours: 21 hours per week

New WAST Post

Women Asylum Seekers Together ( WAST Manchester)  are pleased to announce that we are now looking to recruit an additional worker for a new exciting post of-

  Development Worker.

Part-time: 21 hours per week £28,672 pro rata (£17,202 actual)

                3 year post funded by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation

WAST (Women Asylum Seekers Together) was started in 2005 by a small group of women seeking asylum to support each other and campaign for their safety and human rights. WAST now has around 150 members and is a unique organisation run by and for women who are seeking asylum.

This is a new post and presents an opportunity to support WAST in the next stage of its development. The post holder will help WAST develop and sustain its organisational infrastructure and support the management group elected from the membership to develop and run the activities of WAST and campaign for justice in the asylum system.

In line with the organisational the ethos as led ‘by and for’ women in the asylum system, WAST strongly encourages women with a refugee or other migrant background to apply.

Go to our website at WAST ( ; 

for further details (application form, job description, person specification & WAST information)

The closing date for applications is 25th July 2021 5pm and interviews are planned for 11/08/21. Please email your completed application forms to

This post is to support a service run by and for women asylum seekers and is therefore restricted to women. The Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies

Best wishes from WAST management & trustees

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