Bristol, City of Bristol
FTE circa £24,000 per annum
Contract, Part-time, Full-time
Job description

ROLE: Senior Outreach Officer (IMPACT) (Bristol)
SALARY: FTE circa £24,000 per annum
HOURS:  Full time and part time hours available (depending on the applicant’s requirements)
CONTRACT TYPE: Fixed term to 30th June 2022   

Role Description:

The Integrating Migrant People through Activities to Connect & Thrive (IMPACT) project aims to support 600 migrants (Third Country Nationals) by assisting them to integrate into UK society through a programme of holistic activities, coordinated and delivered through 3 key areas: Language, Preparation for Work and Cultural/Community activities. IMPACT will be delivered in two areas, West London and Bristol, and is funded by AMIF (the EU’s Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund).

This role is a job share post with another Senior Outreach Officer. We are looking for a proactive and confident Senior Outreach Officer to co-lead on the recruitment, engagement and registration of Third Country Nationals (migrant people) onto IMPACT with our other Senior Outreach Officer. The Senior Outreach Officers will also lead on the establishment and maintenance of partnerships across the migrant and wider community and also voluntary organisations. They will also work with the IMPACT team to deliver various aspects and components of the project.

The successful candidate will be highly organised, with experience in community outreach and engagement, including working with and supporting Third Country Nationals and/or migrant communities. They will be a confident communicator, with excellent interpersonal skills and a good track record of building and maintaining successful partnerships and relationships with key external stakeholders. They will also have experience in establishing and implementing robust monitoring and evaluation processes, including reporting to funders.

Individuals who have had first-hand lived experience of immigration systems are encouraged to apply. Being able to speak Levantine Arabic is desirable but not essential.

Main Duties

  • Lead the recruitment, engagement and registration of 300 migrants onto the IMPACT project in Bristol.
  • Build partnerships with community and voluntary sector organisations supporting migrants.

In return we offer:

  • 25 days per annum plus English Bank Holidays
  • A contributory pension scheme
  • Scope to continuing development of your professional skills

Closing Date: 16th August 2020
Interview Date:  24th August 2020

If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the 'Apply' button to be directed to our site. There you can download the application pack.

Groundwork South is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable groups. In line with our Safer Recruitment & Selection Policy and Procedure, successful applicants are subject to references and an enhanced with barred lists disclosure check.

CVs will not be accepted. No agencies please. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please note that we reserve the right to close applications early in the event of a large response.

Groundwork South is committed to transforming people’s lives and places through social, economic and environmental action. In terms of development and delivery of these projects we work across three business themes, Parks & Open Spaces, Youth & Employment and Greener Living & Working.

We are committed to the employment and career development of disabled people. To demonstrate our commitment, we have been awarded the Disability Confident Scheme Symbol, which is awarded by the Employment Service. We guarantee an interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the essential criteria for the post. If you consider yourself to have a disability and would like to apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme please complete the Guaranteed Interview Scheme form (at the top of our current vacancies page) and submit this with your application. We shall ensure fairness and equal opportunities throughout our workforce and in service delivery.

Groundwork South is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We welcome applications from suitably skilled candidates regardless of ethnicity, gender, disability, sexuality, religion or age. A copy of our Equality and Diversity policy may also be made available to candidates on request.

Posted on: 22 July 2020
Closed date: 16 August 2020
Job ref: 155805_GS
Tags: Social Care/Development, Project Management