Support Worker Young Asylum Seekers and Refugees

2019-01-08 17:10:392019-01-23Resourcing Group Futures
Job TypeInterim
LocationLeeds
AreaWest Yorkshire, EnglandLeeds
SectorChild & Family Services
Salary£10 - £12.50 per hour
CurrencyGBP
Start DateJan 2019
Job Ref564896_1546967439
Job Views258
Description

West Yorkshire based Support Worker (Refugee and Asylum Seekers)

Role: Support Worker (Refugee and Asylum Seekers)

Based: West Yorkshire

Rate: £10 - 12.50ph dependent on experience

Length: 3 months plus

Hours: 37.5 hours

Start: Immediate

Our client, a respected national children's Charity, are recruiting for a West Yorkshire based Support Worker to work supporting Asylum Seekers whilst they are awaiting asylum decisions.

The successful candidate will be working with young asylum seekers to support them whilst their wait for decisions on asylum applications and with appeals following unsuccessful claims.

You will be supporting young people aged between 11 - 21 through one to one work and will be supporting them with a range of practical and emotional needs (including housing, benefits, access to mental health and counseling services, legal advice, support accessing statutory services, education and language support).

You will be working closely with legal professionals and liaising with the home office to support clients through the asylum process.

They are looking for someone who has experience of supporting with and advocating on behalf of vulnerable clients and ideally someone with knowledge of immigration processes.

Requirements:

  • Experience of working with vulnerable young people - supported housing, youth work etc
  • Knowledge on immigration and/ or experience of working with asylum seekers, refugees and unaccompanied minors
  • They are looking for someone who is enthusiastic and displays a can do attitude

For details on this or any other role please contact Ria Hjelm-Smith on 0161 413 5771 or email ria.smith@resourcinggroup.co.uk

Resourcing Group acts as both an employment agency and an employment business

Resourcing Group is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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