Refugee Studies Forum Index Refugee Studies
Discussion Forum for Current and Former Students of Forced Migration and Refugee Studies
 
 FAQFAQ   SearchSearch   MemberlistMemberlist   UsergroupsUsergroups   RegisterRegister 
 ProfileProfile   Log in to check your private messagesLog in to check your private messages   Log inLog in 
UEL Links:Refugee Studies Programme   Refugee Council Archive
Start Here:Welcome & Instructions
Vacancies - Refugee Council Project Worker Resettlement Team

 
Post new topic   Reply to topic    Refugee Studies Forum Index -> Employment & Study Opportunities
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
ed_m
Guest





PostPosted: Tue Oct 17, 2006 12:27 pm    Post subject: Vacancies - Refugee Council Project Worker Resettlement Team Reply with quote



Non Press Advert
2 x Project Workers in the Resettlement Team
(Temporary until January 08, subject to confirmation of funding)

Grade 5
Salary 21,588 pro rata
Based Norwich

The Refugee Council is the largest charity working with asylum seekers and refugees in the UK, and provides services to clients in offices in London, Ipswich, Leeds, Hull, Oakington, Sheffield and Birmingham.

The resettlement team will provide advice and support for resettled refugees to help them access services and mainstream provision, and establish community links. The Refugee Council is working as lead agency, in partnership with The British Red Cross, to deliver the support and assistance as part of the Gateway Protection Programme in Norwich. Working closely with local stakeholders and other voluntary sector agencies running similar services across the UK, the Refugee Council resettlement team in Norwich will promote both the integration and independence of this group.

Working with the Resettlement Project Manager the Project Workers will be responsible for the provision of day-to-day advice and assistance to refugees arriving in Norwich through the Gateway Protection Programme. With advice-giving experience, an understanding of the difficulties newly-arrived refugees may face, and first-class communication and negotiating skills, you will liaise effectively with clients, and a range of external contacts, and other teams within the Refugee Council and the British Red Cross. Your listening and empathising skills will be coupled with the ability to manage your own workload effectively and to cope with the demands of working in a pressurised environment. Your commitment to the work of The Refugee Council is vital along with an understanding of the importance of confidentiality and the principles of Equal Opportunities

One of the posts will be a British Red Cross employee, seconded to the Refugee Council.

Closing date for completed applications: Friday 27th October @ 12 midday

Interviews will be held on Friday 10th November
An application pack can be printed from the global drive recruitment folder current vacancies

Alternatively contact Victoria Baker by email
(victoria.baker @refugeecouncil.org.uk) or by telephone on 020 7346 6723.

Please note that for operational reasons no applications can be accepted after the deadline.
Back to top
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic    Refugee Studies Forum Index -> Employment & Study Opportunities All times are GMT + 1 Hour
Page 1 of 1

 
Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You can attach files in this forum
You can download files in this forum


Powered by phpBB © 2001, 2005 phpBB Group