Refugee Action Resettlement Worker Vacancies

Liverpool Region
£25,694 per annum
Full time (35 hours per week)
3 X permanent posts initially funded for 12 months

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 click the link below:

http://www.refugee-action.org.uk/job/resettlement-workers-liverpool/

Closing Date: 09:00am, Wednesday 15th March 2017

Interviews: 23rd and 24th March 2017 in Liverpool or Manchester, exact location of interviews TBC.

 

 

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Halton & St Helens VCA 

Halton Office: 01928 592 405
St Maries
Lugsdale Road
Widnes
WA8 6DB

St Helens Office: 01744 457100 
2nd Floor Beacon Building
College Street
St Helens
WA10 1TF

Email: info@haltonsthelensvca.org.uk

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Halton & St Helens VCA is an infrastructure organisation that provides advice, information and development support services to voluntary, community, not-for-profit and faith organisations and volunteers in the Boroughs of St Helens and Halton.