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DBS3660 Refugee Programme Support Worker

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 18/08/2019 23:59
£21,589 - £22,911 pa pro rata
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Any location within North Tyneside

Job details 

Closing date:
18 Aug

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, self-motivated and caring individual to join the Housing Service within Environment, Housing and Leisure Service at North Tyneside Council.

This is a part-time role of 22 hours per week, working general office hours on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. (This compliments the hours of another worker who works Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday). The role is fixed term until the 31 March 2020.

As Refugee Integration Programme Support Worker you will provide hands-on support and co-ordinate many others forms of support to various Syrian families who are settling into life in the UK.

The successful candidate will have worked with refugee client groups in the past and possess communication skills, organisation skills as well as being resilient, confident, positive and supportive in nature.

The ability to interpret needs and identify support issues is key, as well as experience of assisting refugees to achieve, secure employment and training opportunities.

You will be required to engage with the many support providers who are part of the Council’s programme, often requesting support and co-ordinating meetings and appointments as required. You must also understand the responsibilities placed on the Council through the Home Office’s Statement of Requirements, and be able to uphold and deliver against these.

Please be advised that this position will require an Enhanced check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

North Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

In addition, staff and volunteers are expected to familiarise themselves with all relevant policies, procedures and guidance in relation to safeguarding children and safe practice with vulnerable adults. Within North Tyneside, safeguarding is everybody’s business.

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