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Benefits include: 25 days holiday per year plus bank holidays and incremental leave (pro rata), and extra days over the holiday period; enhanced maternity, adoption and paternity pay; occupational sick pay; incremental pension contributions; and a wide range of opportunities for skills development and a sociable office environment with many social justice charities sharing the building, which includes cycle storage, showers and ongoing social activities.

Current Opportunities

Outreach Workers (North East Scotland, two positions)

  • Job Title: Outreach Worker – Fishing (Tagalog or Cebuano, Fante, Twi, Tamil, Hindi, or Asante speakers)
  • Location: Flexible hybrid working with a mixture of in person and home working. This role requires regular travel within NE Scotland to meet with workers and occasional trips to the FLEX office in London (travel costs covered by FLEX).
  • Salary: £26,750 to £29,960 per annum, pro rata, depending on experience. This is subject to deductions for tax and national insurance.
  • Hours: 3 days, equivalent to 22.5 hours per week. This may be flexible.
  • Contract: 18 months, fixed term (with possibilities of extension subject to funding)
  • Reports to: FLEX Outreach and Engagement Manager
  • Deadline for applications: 4th February 2024
  • Interviews: 19th and 20th February 2024

About the role: You will be reaching out to migrant workers working in fishing vessels, primarily in two ports, Fraserburgh and Peterhead. Based on the relationships, insight, and data you establish through your outreach, your work will be essential in ensuring that all outputs produced by this pilot project are informed and shaped by workers views, needs, and priorities.

To apply: Please download, complete and send the FLEX Application Form via email to
[email protected], in a Word format, quoting the reference OW24 in the email
subject. Alternatively, you can submit a short video (up to 5 mins) responding to the
following questions:

  1. Please tell us your name and a bit about yourself.
  2. Do you have any first-hand experience working in fishing, maritime industries, or
    working with migrant fishers?
  3. Do you have any experience conducting outreach or engagement activities with
    workers or migrants?
  4. Do you speak Tagalog or Cebuano, Fante, Twi, Tamil, Hindi, or Asante
  5. This role will involve frequent travel to ports in Fraserburgh and Peterhead. Do
    you have a valid driving license or other ways in which you can travel to these

Please also complete the Equal Opportunities Form. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview via Zoom.

You can read more about the WSR fishing pilot programme here.

Outreach Worker JD

FLEX Job Application Form OW24

FLEX Equal Opportunities Form

If you are interested in this position and would like to learn more about it or have the chance to ask questions, you can join an informative call 19 th January, 3pm. If you would like to join the online information call, please register using THIS LINK HERE. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the online call.


We do not offer unpaid internship positions or placements. We only consider internship or placement requests when candidates are able to secure grants to cover their salaries.