Programme Support Officer

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Maidstone
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Jan 2022
Closes
15 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
To support and lead where required the following activities:

* Coordination of the pre-arrival process for families arriving under the VPRS.

* Twice-yearly collation of the key indicators relating to the individual refugees and submitting these to the Government Resettlement Team.

* Processing of all invoices relating to the scheme (through the i-Proc system) and to liaise with creditors and debtors as required. This may include the ability to agree expenditure up to certain defined limits.

* Administration of the Refugee Resettlement scheme Steering Group.

* Set up, minute and follow up actions relating to various meetings with internal and external partners, providers and clients.

* Liaison between the Government Refugee Resettlement Team and South East Strategic Partnership for Migration (SESPM) for all matters pertaining to the schemes and the individual families being considered for resettlement

* Liaison between Kent County Council and the Kent district councils that are participating in the refugee resettlement schemes and to coordinate the operation of the schemes in these districts.

* The consideration of potential families to be resettled, in liaison with the support providers, districts, health, education, social care and other partners as needed.

* The development, management and dissemination of all the necessary policies, procedures and services relating to the scheme in Kent.

* The analysis of needs of the scheme going forward, informed by the regular monitoring, regular review meetings with the providers and face to face family visits.

* The preparation of resources and briefings (both on paper and face to face) for the families, support providers and other partners as required.

* The provision of regular updates for Kent Leaders, Joint Chiefs, CMT, the Leader, the lead Corporate Director, lead Cabinet Member, senior management and Members, including the production of an annual report on the operation of the schemes

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