Islington, Greater London
£30,000 per year
Contract, 1 year contract (renewable subject to funding), Part-time
Job description

Islington Centre is looking for a committed and motivated Support Service Coordinator. Do you want to help refugees and asylum seekers in London?  Have you got experience in working to support vulnerable people individually and cross-organisationally?  If so, this exciting opportunity could be for you. Islington Centre for Refugees has been helping to integrate refugees since 1997.  We engage with our clients each day and are currently working online and by phone. In normal times we operate from the Centre’s premises in Islington. We create a community, teach English, provide a support service and a therapeutic and creative space with arts activities and sports that help people who have suffered trauma.  You will be working directly to help resolve issues arising around destitution, accommodation, asylum support, health benefits and referrals. The role requires someone who is resilient, professional, self motivated with a strong work ethic and determination, attention to detail, the ability to make decisions and a great empathy for the clients we work with. You must be set up to work from home effectively.  We are looking for a September start. If you’d like to apply, please download the Application Form and Job Description/Person Specification and send to us via email. Please note we can only consider candidates who have completed the Application Form.

There will be a written activity exercise to present prior to the interview.

Interviews will be held online on Tuesday 3rd August.



Posted on: 14 July 2021
Closed date: 28 July 2021
Job ref: Support Service Coordinator
Tags: Advice, Information, Advocacy