Advice & outreach worker

Voices in Exile
08 Mar 2018
20 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Voices in Exile is a small, vibrant, Brighton-based charity working with refugees, asylum seekers and vulnerable migrants with no recourse to public funds in Sussex and Surrey. We offer both practical and legal support including generalist advice and specialist immigration casework for those who would otherwise be unable to access justice. As part of our holistic approach we also advocate for, accompany and enable people to access services, build community, and develop their own potential through a programme of learning and creative activities. We have just moved to spacious new premises in Kemptown, Brighton, and the post holder will form a key part of a small new team working with a new director to develop Voices' services and activities over the next year. We are recruiting for the following post: Advice & outreach worker GBP23, 398 (NJC pt. 26) pro rata - part-time (3 days) 12-month fixed term contract with possibility of extension (subject to funding) 24 days' annual leave (pro rata) The post holder will provide one-to-one generalist advice, casework and practical support to migrant and refugee clients in Sussex and Surrey in the areas of immigration, housing & homelessness, welfare benefits, asylum support, and family and community care law, working both from our premises in Brighton and in outreach settings in Sussex and Surrey. Please see job description & person specification attached. To apply, please complete the application form attached and return to the specified email or postal address. Application deadline: Monday 26th March at 9am. Interviews to take place: Thursday 5th April Please note that this is a re-advertisement and previous applicants need not reapply.

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