Asylum Support Caseworker

  • Part time
  • £22,495 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 25th July 2021


  • Advertised from 14th July 2021
  • 21 hours per week. Temporary 6 month position (extension subject to funding)

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. 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.

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 call Fiona Rennie, Asylum Support Service Manager on 0141 445 3718 or email fiona@govancommunityproject.org.uk

Closing Date for applications is midnight on Sunday 25th July 2021.

Late applications cannot be considered.

Applications not followed up within 14 days of the closing date will have been unsuccessful


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