Caseworker (Afghan Response)

  • Job Reference: 161223_GL
  • Date Posted: 15 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Groundwork London
  • Website: https://chm-recruit.jobpigeon.com/jobs/
  • Location: Based in bridging hotels in London / Groundwork Waterloo office
  • Salary: £28,500
  • Bonus/Benefits: Circa £28,500
  • Sector: Charity
  • Job Type: Contract, Full Time
  • Duration: Until 31st December 2022

Job Description

We are looking for a Caseworker to join our integration team and support Afghan new arrivals in bridging hotels.

Groundwork delivers a series of innovative social integration programmes focused on supporting migrants and refugees integrate into life in the UK, through a programme of holistic activities including, language, employment support and cultural/community activities.

As a Caseworker, you will be allocated specifically to Bridging hotels, and will be responsible for intensive casework, supporting Afghans new arrivals. The Caseworker will offer one-to-one support (in-person and over the phone), including support in navigating services and advocating on behalf of Afghan Nationals. The postholder will work alongside our wider integration team to ensure all service users receive the support they require.

Lived experience is particularly desirable for this role with Afghan languages such as Pashto/Farsi/Dari considered a big advantage.

Location: Based in bridging hotels in London / Groundwork Waterloo office

Hours: 37.5 per week

Groundwork London works with communities across the capital to transform their lives and the places where they live. We have been at the forefront of social and environmental regeneration in London for over 25 years, and today we have a simple mission: to create better places, improve people’s prospects. Groundwork are passionate about creating a future where every neighbourhood is vibrant, every community is strong and able to shape its own destiny, and no-one is held back by their background or circumstances.

Please contact us if you have:

  • Experience in case work and managing complex cases
  • Strong understanding of the challenges Afghan new arrivals face in London
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team and independently to achieve project outputs
  • Organisational skills
  • Lived experience and/or languages abilities would be advantageous

Closing date for applications: 9am on 13th July

Interview date: 18th July over Teams

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Appointment to this role is subject to the appropriate records check through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).