Outreach Asylum Support Caseworker

  • Part time
  • £22,495 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 31st October 2021


  • Advertised from 26th October 2021
  • 21 hours per week. 12 month fixed term post.

Role

Do you have experience supporting and advising refugees, asylum seekers and vulnerable migrants?

Govan Community Project is recruiting an asylum support caseworker to join our advice & advocacy team for an exciting new role offering outreach casework in the East of Glasgow as part of a new partnership project between Govan Community Project and Cranhill Development Trust. Our casework service provides support, advice, advocacy and signposting for refugees, asylum seekers and vulnerable migrants in Glasgow.

You will work as part of the advice and advocacy team to provide person-centred support to our community members who are facing a range of complex and crisis situations. Your role will involve providing a 1 day per week outreach service where you will be based with Cranhill Development Trust.

Our ideal candidate will have experience of providing high-quality advice and advocacy support on areas such as homelessness, destitution, health and social work referrals as well as specialist advice on accessing Home Office support. You will have the skills to be able to offer a blended approach, offering a combination of telephone, digital and face to face support.

This post will be subject to a PVG disclosure check.

This is a great opportunity to join a vibrant, dedicated team working in a diverse community.

Govan Community Project is wholly committed to inclusion and diversity and to building a culture and environment where everyone is appreciated for the unique person they are. We warmly welcome applications from a diverse range of backgrounds and experiences and would particularly welcome applications from individuals from the refugee community.

Application notes

For informal enquiries regarding the post, please contact Emily Edwards, Asylum Support Service Manager by email :

Emily@govancommunityproject.org.uk

Application pack is available from:

govancommunityproject.org.uk/work-for-us.html

Closing Date for applications is midnight on Sunday 31st October 2021. Late applications cannot be considered.

Please note we do not have the capacity to respond individually to all applications received. If you have not received a response within 14 days of the closing date, your application has been unsuccessful.


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