Salary: £35 000 (including Outer London Weighting)

Full time : Permanent role

Refugee Action Kingston is seeking a new Director to lead the charity, manage its projects and staff team, secure funding for current and future work and help to set and implement its strategic direction.

RAK celebrated its 25th anniversary last year as a London Borough of Kingston-upon-Thames based charity working to assist refugees and asylum seekers. The charity provides a range of services, including advice and advocacy, a Learning Centre for English language and practical skills, and a specialist career advice project for refugees.  

The person appointed to this post must have a strong commitment to the welfare of asylum seekers and refugees as well as demonstrable success in developing and managing projects. Strong experience of securing funding and managing relationships with funders is essential, as is a good understanding of strategies and business planning. Knowledge of the current issues affecting refugees and asylum seekers would be an advantage.


Closing date:  9 July 2017

Interviews will be held from 19-21 July 2017


Please download a detailed Job Description,  Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form here. The Application Form and the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form must be returned by email to The Director ( by the closing date.

If you would like any more information about the role, please contact Mark Kluth (Chair) at to arrange a phone conversation.

15:44, 14 Jun 2017 by Rupika Gunawardena