Migrant Help is a leading charity that has been established for over 50 years and delivers a range of support and advice services to migrants across the UK. Our vision is for a global society that protects vulnerable migrants, treats them with respect and enables them to reach their full potential.
The scope of this role is to work as part of the Migrant Help Vulnerable Personal Resettlement Scheme (VPRS) to provide a professional support service to Syrian and other vulnerable families resettling in the UK. This includes the provision of support, advice and guidance in addition to providing assistance with the completion of any relevant support applications. There is a requirement that the post-holder will meet the changing local business needs and will re-prioritise work as necessary, working closely with key stakeholders. The post-holder will work consistently to ensure the continuous local development of the support service; they will ensure that all advisory processes and procedures are efficient, professional and consistent at all times. The post-holder is expected to contribute to the overall success of the Organisation in accordance with Migrant Help's aims, objectives, vision and values.
The successful post-holder ideally will have experience (but not essential) working with vulnerable client groups who may present with complex needs, including mental health, substance mis-use and people in highly sensitive and emotionally challenging situations. The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience of providing information and advice within frontline operations.
We are seeking a person who has the ability to manage a complex workload, work under pressure whilst empathically working with people facing transition and uncertainty. Excellent listening, communication and IT skills in word processing, databases and spreadsheets is essential. The ideal candidate will exercise the ability to negotiate and liaise with other agencies on behalf of clients and have the ability to absorb complex written information and explain it to the client including the use of an interpreter.
This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The post-holder requires flexibility to work unsocial hours by prior arrangement, travel throughout their specified region and travel in the UK as required.
Please submit an expression of interest, indicating how you meet the role requirements and person specification of the role as outlined in the job description.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive, successful candidates will be contacted within 5 working days after the closing date.
The successful candidate will move to Migrant Help’s Terms and Conditions if they are not already.
Closing date: 17 June 2020
As part of your role, it is important you operate within Migrant Help’s values:
Protection, Diversity, Equality, Partnership, Innovation and Excellence.
Migrant Help is proud to be an equal opportunities employer.