Finance and Fundraising Assistant

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18 hours per week £9,358 per annum (£18,197 pro rata) 12-month fixed term contract (thereafter subject to funding) Positive Action in Housing is a small, independent, anti-racist homelessness and human rights charity (SC027577) dedicated to supporting women, children and men from refugee and migrant backgrounds to rebuild their lives. We believe in a society where […]

Mears Group takes over Scotland’s asylum Housing contract from September 2019 while SERCO “loses” Scotland but wins English asylum contracts worth £1.9BN.

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Social housing specialist Mears Group PLC has been handed contracts worth £1bn from the UK government. As part of the contract, Mears will be responsible for the upkeep of thousands of homes occupied by new refugees, those just granted leave to remain and asylum seekers at varying stages of the asylum process The deal is […]

Complaints procedure

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Our complaints handling procedure seeks to resolve customer dissatisfaction as close as possible to the point of service delivery and to conduct thorough, impartial and fair investigations of customer complaints so that, where appropriate, we can make evidence-based decisions on the facts of the case. This procedure aims to help us ‘get it right first […]

Day 9: A better day for Syrian Refugee, Shabaz

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Shabaz’s mother remains in Syria caring for elderly relatives and doesn’t know what has happened to her son as her husband can’t bring himself to tell her. But, he says, she knows something is wrong. The guilt of what happened to their son weighs heavily on him. As he himself says, “We ran from death in syria. We came to Scotland to live, not to die”. Many members of their family are fragmented all over the world because of this refugee crisis, enduring suffering still. There is no normal, no standard of living to achieve, there is just getting to the point of being treated with basic human dignity seems to be a feat of itself. In a way, they are a symbol of what’s happening in Syria.