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Refugee Resettlement Adviser

Refugee Resettlement Adviser

Posted 6 September by The Guardian
About Migrant HelpMigrant 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 RoleTo work as part of the Migrant Help Refugee Resettlement Services to provide a specialist advice service and integration support to Refugees resettling in East Kent. This includes the provision of support and guidance with the completion of any relevant support applications. There is a requirement that the post-holder will meet the changing local business needs, re-prioritise work as necessary and work closely with other members of the team, advisers, administrative assistants, interpreters and volunteers to achieve this aim.?Duties and Responsibilities• Provide specialist advice service to clients in Migrant Help's Refugee Resettlement Services, informing and advising on options and resources available to each individual case.• Provide support to vulnerable clients, liaising with multiple services in various locations these often include: collect from airport on arrival, integrate into new home and provide integration support.• Manage case load, offering appropriate individual support to clients with the aim of assisting them to live independently. • Conduct regular pre-arranged meetings with clients and complete monthly integration plans.• Assist clients to make applications, or provide referrals, to appropriate services such as Job Centre Plus and Health and Social Services.• Give advice on immigration-related matters within the scope of the relevant OISC accreditation.• Provide guidance to clients regarding ESOL lessons and encourage attendance.• Participate in related activities with partners and agencies, for example workshops, community meetings and visits with the aim of extending the client's network and encouraging full integration.• Assist in arranging social activities and events.• This service incorporates an "Out of hours" service. The post-holder will need to fulfil rostered duties as may be required of the service.• Occasionally training or meetings are organised outside of normal working hours. The post-holder will be expected to attend whenever reasonably practicable.We place a high value on employees in relation to the work that they do and the benefits the organisation offers, with an ethos of being a Great Place to Work. Benefits include:• Flexibility and work life balance• Enhanced family-friendly provisions• Additional holiday entitlements• Perkbox benefits• Non-contributory pension scheme. ?Migrant Help is committed to safeguarding those we provide a service to, applicants will have to undergo strict vetting procedures throughout different stages of the recruitment process.

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