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Closed: 27 April 2017

Resettlement Workers – Birmingham

Posted by Refugee Action

Location Birmingham, West-Midlands, West Midlands
Permanent

We are looking for motivated and committed individuals to join us as Resettlement Workers.

Job Description

We are looking for motivated and committed individuals to join us as Resettlement Workers.

Drawing on over 30 years’ experience of refugee resettlement, Refugee Action is working with Birmingham City Council as part of the Syrian Vulnerable Persons resettlement scheme to welcome refugees to Birmingham

As a Resettlement Worker you will provide and develop a range of tailored services that provides support to refugees arriving in the region and enables them to reach their own goals in their integration in the UK.

This will include support 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:

  • The ability to work with and provide training or information to groups.
  • Ability to deliver care plans in cooperation and partnership with a range of organisations and experience of doing so.
  • A working knowledge of UK mainstream services e.g. Education, Health, Housing, Welfare Benefits and community support systems.
  • Experience and understanding of supporting volunteers to deliver services to clients.

This post will require travel around Birmingham City.

For further details, and to apply, please visit our website.

Closing Date: 09:00am Thursday 27th April 2017

Interviews: week commencing 8th May 2017

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