England, United Kingdom
£22,000 - £23,000 per year
Contract, Initially 1 year subject to review, Full-time
Job description

Working with refugees mainly from Syria and  Afghanistan.  

To provide effective support to refugees who may have complex needs and who are resettling within the boroughs of Reading, Wokingham and West Berkshire. Needs may include housing support related needs, domestic abuse, financial problems, physical/mental health, and legal/family reunification issues.

This job requires travelling within, Wokingham, West Berkshire and Reading.

The key roles of this post will include:

  • To work as part of a team and coordinate support activates with your team and within RRSG support services.
  • To provide practical and integration support to refugees assisting with issues around finances, health, housing, life skills, personal safety, legal/family reunification issues, parenting, ESOL and employment.
  • To undertake practical support with clients to promote sustainable independent living.

Reading Refugee Support Group is committed to encouraging equality, diversity and inclusion among our staff, volunteers and clients, and eliminating unlawful discrimination.

We welcome the unique contributions that you can bring to RRSG in terms of your education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, country of origin, age, languages spoken, colour, religion, disability, sexual orientation and beliefs.

Applications are welcome from candidates with lived experience of being a refugee or asylum seeker.

Please Note:

Make sure you demonstrate in your application how you meet the criteria in the Job Specification.  This is how we will shortlist applications and score you in your interview.

We will NOT accept CV’s.  Please do not send them.

Posted on: 13 October 2021
Closed date: 12 November 2021
Job ref: RRSG1
Tags: Social Care/Development, Support Worker

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