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Resettlement Worker (number of posts multiple)

Permanent

Full time – 35 hours per week

Drawing on over 40 years’ experience of refugee resettlement; Refugee Action are continuing to work across the West Midlands and Northwest to welcome refugees to the region. We are looking for a committed, compassionate and motivated individuals to join us as Resettlement Workers.

This position will involve providing support to newly arrived refugees 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:

• Understanding of the issues facing refugees and other new arrivals during integration to a new community.
• Ability to deliver care plans in cooperation and partnership with a range of organisations and experience of doing so.
• Ability to organise and deliver training sessions, workshops and events, and substantial experience of doing so.
• An understanding of Refugee / Diaspora Communities and insight to how to collaborate with a range of providers to support them
• Experience and understanding of supporting volunteers to deliver services to clients.

Please contact Sylva Ogwudire at SylvaO@refugee-action.org.uk / 07702 902 251 if have any questions about this vacancy or if you would like to speak with the recruiting manager.

If you have any queries regarding the process and application, please send an email to recruitment@refugee-action.org.uk

Those with lived experience as a refugee are strongly encouraged to apply.

Closing date: 23:59 on Monday 4th July 2022

Interviews: Thursday 14th July 2022 and Friday 15th July 2022 on Zoom


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