Resettlement & Equalities Support Officer

  • Part time
  • £26,632 pro-rata
  • Hybrid with a combination of home-based working and working at VANL’s office/s and other locations in North Lanarkshire as required.
  • Closing 19th August 2022


  • Advertised from 27th July 2022
  • 21 hours per week. Temporary contract for 24 months.

Role

Do you have previous experience of co-ordinating social and community supports for refugees, asylum seekers or other displaced people? Would you like to be part of this work in the North Lanarkshire area? If so, then we would love to hear from you!

About the role

Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire is the respected and valued support organisation for the community and voluntary sector in North Lanarkshire.

The role will involve building relationships with local community and voluntary sector organisations and community groups to create capacity that can support individuals, their families and carers to take control of their own health and wellbeing, integrate into the local area and live independently. It will also support the provision of practical and emotional support to refugees and asylum seekers that assist with issues such as finances, health, housing, life skills, personal safety, legal / family reunification issues, parenting and ESOL.

VANL is a supportive employer and provides good benefits including:

  • 25 days annual leave pro rata and two special leave days for birthday and Xmas shopping
  • 12 public holidays pro rata
  • 6% employer’s contribution and minimum 3% employee contribution
  • Flexible working arrangements regarding hours and home-based working

Application notes

To apply, please refer to the post’s JD and person specification and send your CV and cover letter setting out why you are applying for the role and how your experience and skills match our requirements.

Please send to HR@vanl.co.uk by Friday 19th August 2022 at 5pm.

If you would like to discuss the post, please contact kirsty.struthers@vanl.co.uk

Interviews: will be held on Monday 5th September 2022 in the afternoon via Microsoft Teams. Further information will be provided to short-listed candidates.

VANL is committed to being a fair and equal opportunities employer:

  • VANL holds Gold level Investors in People accreditation
  • VANL is also an accredited Living Wage employer
  • VANL supports hybrid and flexible working arrangements to help staff manage work and personal responsibilities
  • VANL is a Carer Positive employer
  • VANL is a Disability Confident Employer, committed to positive action in the recruitment and selection of people with disabilities. We guarantee an interview to any applicant who meets the essential criteria for the post and who has a disability as defined under the Equality Act 2010. If you are a disabled person and need reasonable adjustments to apply for a post or for interview, please contact hr@vanl.co.uk