Join our team to help make a difference to the lives of refugees and forcibly displaced people.
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced casework manager to join our friendly and welcoming team providing support to destitute asylum seekers. We are looking for someone with a deep commitment to our relational, holistic way of working who will oversee our provision of advice and support in the areas of housing, asylum support, welfare, health access and mental health.
This role would suit someone who is OISC registered, with significant experience of supporting people with insecure immigration status, experience of line managing staff and volunteers, supervising casework and coordinating work on complex cases across teams.
The postholder will need high levels of emotional intelligence, pastoral sensitivity, and a reflective approach to their work, in addition to depth of knowledge of the asylum system and relevant housing, health and social care landscape.
We particularly welcome applications from people with personal experience of the asylum system.
Closing date for applications is: 11 am on Monday 14th December
The Accommodation Officer is a new full-time post helping to set up and run an exciting new project providing stable safe accommodation for women made destitute by the asylum system, as well as facilitating our existing hosting scheme providing short term placements for men and women.
This is a rare opportunity to be part of a project as it begins and to shape its direction, and to make a tangible difference to the lives of people who would otherwise be street homeless or living in unsafe situations as a result of the asylum process. The post is offered initially on an 18-month contract, but is likely to be renewable.
The postholder will need to be able to form strong relationships with the people we support, who we call refugee friends and ensure that their holistic support needs are met whilst they are accommodated with us, engaging with staff in the destitution services and with legal advisors to facilitate a long term route out of destitution.
Closing date for applications is: 12 noon on Tuesday 15 December.