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COVID-19 Update from Father Hudsons Care

Advice & Family Support Worker 37 Hrs Per Week F/T until March 2023

Ref: P1462

Department: Brushstrokes Community Project

Location: High Street, Smethwick, Birmingham

Salary: £22302.00 to £25320.00 per annum

Closing Date:  12 August 2021

Brushstrokes is an award-winning project in partnership with Father Hudson’s Care, The Infant Jesus Sisters and the parish of St Philip Neri, Smethwick. The project is well established with a proven track record in supporting refugees, asylum seekers and migrants in Sandwell and surrounding areas.

We require an Advice and Family Support Worker to provide specialist advice and support to asylum seekers, refugees, vulnerable migrants, including for asylum support, welfare benefits, housing, health and other services.  Part-funded by the National Lottery, the postholder will carry out assessments and provide support to vulnerable families through outreach, home visiting and at our centre.

An experienced advisor, you will have directly worked with refugees, asylum seekers and migrants, have supported vulnerable families and have an understanding of the issues they face. The postholder will have a good working knowledge of asylum support, welfare benefits, housing entitlements, and of other agencies who can provide support.

You will be organised, have excellent IT skills and communication skills.  You will have the ability to work with people from differing social and cultural backgrounds, be flexible and committed to our ethos of welcoming the stranger including working evenings and weekend where required.

An Enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service will be requested by FHC if appointed.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 18th August 2021

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