Job Vacancy: Employment and Education Adviser – Voluntary Action Sheffield

Voluntary Action Sheffield is recruiting an Employment and Education Adviser to work on the New Beginnings project Single Job – Voluntary Action Sheffield (

Location: Sheffield

Salary: £25,740 per annum: (pro rata)

Contract: Full time

Hours: 35

Key duties:

  • Support and prepare refugees to access employment, education, volunteering and social activities necessary to enable them to get work in line with their goals and integrate in their local community. 
  • Support organisations to positively employ refugees 
  • Develop partnerships with individual employers and training providers 
  • Funding until 31st December 2023


Leave: 25 days’ annual leave in addition to 11 statutory and additional holidays (pro rata for part-time staff). Pension: VAS pension scheme with 6% employer contribution and compulsory employee contribution subject to Auto-enrolment requirements Agile working is in place in VAS subject to requirements of role and service delivery. Employment assistance programme available Cycle to work scheme

Closing date: 16 April

To apply: email for an application pack.

An open information session will take place at VAS/The Circle on Tuesday 11 April from 5:00pm – 6:00pm.

Please contact Emma Parker by email: to let her know the evening you will be attending to find out more about the role, process and the New Beginnings Project.

We aspire to see our teams reflect the communities they serve and to have a diversity of people and views reflected across our organisation.