OISC (Level 2) Accredited Caseworker for Action Foundation

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Contract Type: Permanent

Role Type: Employment

Hours: Full or Part time

Application deadline:

Based: Newcastle

Salary: £26,750 to 29,536 Per Annum

Salary Type: Salary Scale

Location: Tyne and Wear

Role description: Officer

Are you passionate about supporting people seeking asylum and refugees?

We’re looking to increase the level of casework support for our InterAction Drop-in clients. The purpose of this role is to provide immigration advice and casework within OISC regulations to asylum seekers and refugees, including initial asylum applications, fresh claims and leave to remain applications.

The casework support for our InterAction project is delivered in our weekly drop-ins with referrals and ongoing support thereafter. The advice required covers a wide spectrum of need from higher level legal and specific OISC accredited work through to informing clients about how to access healthcare, housing, welfare benefits, education, employment, and other specialised services.

Our InterAction service seeks to reduce destitution, homelessness, and isolation. The successful candidate will function as part of a team that delivers this service in an accessible and trauma informed space.

Essential information

Hours: Full time 35 hours per week (Could be offered part time if desired)

Salary: £26,750 to £29,536 (depending on experience) per annum plus 6% pension contribution (pro-rata)

Holiday entitlement: 28 days annual leave + bank holidays (pro-rata). Flexi leave system

Contract: Permanent, subject to funding

Application deadline: Midday Tuesday 23rd April

Interview date: Wednesday May 1st at Action Foundation, Castle Gate, Newcastle, NE1 2JQ

If you need support with your application or would like an informal chat about the role, we would encourage you to contact our InterAction Project Manager, Yvonne Cheung: yvonnecheung@actionfoundation.org.uk

Please send your completed application to recruitment@actionfoundation.org.uk

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