Resettlement Workers

5 days left

Location
Liverpool
Salary
£25,694 per annum
Posted
28 Nov 2016
Closes
09 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are looking for motivated and committed individuals to join us as Resettlement Workers.

Drawing on over 30 years’ experience of refugee resettlement, Refugee Action are working with Liverpool City Council as part of the Syrian Vulnerable Persons resettlement scheme to welcome refugees.

As a Resettlement Worker you will provide and develop a range of tailored services that provides support to refugees arriving in the region and enables them to reach their own goals in their integration in the UK.

This will include support around housing, health, education and employment in co-operation with a wide range of agencies.

With a focus on fostering independence and respect for the culture, personal history and situation of service users you will also have experience of undertaking support work with clients in their own accommodation, and of developing assessment plans to meet clients’ needs.

Along with the above, you will also have:

  • The ability to work with and provide training or information to groups.
  • Ability to deliver care plans in cooperation and partnership with a range of organisations and experience of doing so.
  • A working knowledge of UK mainstream services e.g. Education, Health, Housing, Welfare Benefits and community support systems.
  • Experience and understanding of supporting volunteers to deliver services to clients.

Please note that the office base for these positions has not yet been confirmed but the roles will involve significant travel throughout Merseyside and the Liverpool region.

For further details, and to apply, please visit our website.

Closing Date: Friday 9th December 2016, 9:00am

Interviews: Monday 19th and Tuesday 20th December 2016