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Asylum Support Caseworker

  • Part time
  • £22,495 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 19th January 2020


  • Advertised from 12th December 2019
  • 28 hours per week. Fixed Term Post - 12 months.

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 casework team. Our casework service provides support, advice, advocacy and signposting for refugees, asylum seekers and vulnerable migrants in Glasgow. The casework team also provide practical destitution support in the form of emergency cash hardship payments and food and toiletries parcels.

You will work with a team of caseworkers and volunteers 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.

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

Govan Community Project is a community-based organisation working in south-west Glasgow. Our purpose is: To achieve social justice in the Greater Govan area by building a strong community based on equality, mutual respect, support, and integration.

Find out more about the work we do here: govancommunityproject.org.uk

Application notes

An application pack is available for download below.

For an informal chat about the post contact Fiona Rennie, Asylum Support Service Manager on 0141 445 3718 or email fiona@govancommunityproject.org.uk

Please note, applications not followed up within 14 days of the closing date will have been unsuccessful. Feedback will only be provided to those selected for interview.

This post will be subject to a PVG disclosure check.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 19th January 2020

Interviews will potentially be held Thursday 23rd January 2020


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