Please see below for vacancies this month, including King’s Arms Project and Praxis Community Projects. Got something to advertise? Get in touch.

King’s Arms Project are recruiting a part-time Refugee Support Worker.

Location: King’s House, Bedford MK42 9AZ
Hours:  24 hours per week
Salary: £12,360 per annum

We have an exciting opportunity for you to be involved in our amazing Refugee Support Project. This post serves to support unaccompanied refugees and refugee families who have been forced to flee their home country because of conflict. Working alongside interpreters and volunteers and the wider team, you will seek to meet the needs of the clients, with the aim of helping them to integrate into the community, empowering them to live independently.

As an active Christian, this role offers you the opportunity to integrate and apply your Christian faith to all that we do. Please refer to our ‘Statement of Belief’ for the basis of our Christian faith.

If you are interested in applying for the above role, please visit the King’s Arms Project jobs page. 

We may hold interviews as we receive suitable applications and reserve the right hold to withdraw the vacancy at the point. As such please apply early.

Closing date: 5th July 2019
Contact: Matt Fordham
E-mail: [email protected]
Phone: 01234 912022

Praxis Community Projects are recruiting an Immigration Advisor (EU Settlement Scheme) (OISC level 2) and Immigration Casework Supervisor (Interim)

  • Immigration Advisor (EU Settlement Scheme) (OISC level 2)

Location: London, multiple locations (main office in Bethnal Green)
Hours: 35 hours per week
Duration: Fixed-term contract to 31 March 2020
Salary: SCP Scale Pt 25 £32,397 (inclusive of London weighting)

We are looking for an energetic OISC Level 2 Immigration Adviser for an exciting new role providing immigration advice to homeless European migrants (and those with EU rights) in relation to the EU Settlement Scheme. Jointly with our EU Project Caseworker and led by our Advice Manager, you will take referrals for complex cases from Praxis advisers and other approved partners, exploring clients’ circumstances, submitting applications, supervising casework, monitoring service impact and casework trends, and raising awareness of the EU Settlement Scheme.

The ideal candidate will have an in-depth knowledge of the issues faced by migrants at risk and immigration legislation pertaining to EU migrants and their families. S/he will have an excellent understanding of challenges faced by this client group in applying for settlement, including destitution, homelessness, domestic violence issues and ‘no recourse to public funds’ status. S/he will be able to demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a range of stakeholders.

If you are interested in this post, please complete the application form and ensure that you tell us in the personal statement how you meet each one of person specification requirements. See here for documents. Please send your completed application to [email protected] by the closing date of Sunday 30 June 2019, 5pm. Interviews will be held on Friday 5 July 2019. 

  • Immigration Casework Supervisor (Interim) accredited to OISC level 2/3 or IAAS level 2 with supervisor status

Responsible to: Advice Team Manager
Hours: 14 hours per week
Status: This is a temporary appointment initially for 6 months while we develop and recruit to the substantive post.
Salary: £34,983 pro rata (NJC 28, actual salary £13,993pa, including London Weighting)
Holiday entitlement: 25 days plus statutory holidays (pro rata)

You will provide immigration casework supervision for Praxis Advisers (including OISC level 1-3 Advisers and Solicitors) who will be working on a range of projects for migrant clients (including specialist support for EEA clients, those who have experienced GBV/trafficking, destitution or homelessness, those with no recourse to public funds and those who are at risk and facing complex immigration situations). You will contribute to the team’s legal strategy and direction. You will hold a very small caseload if required to maintain your qualification.

To apply, please complete an application form and in your personal statement, please focus on how you meet the criteria marked PS in the person specification. See here for documents.

Please submit your application to [email protected] by midnight on 7 July 2019.