16 Oct

Young Refugee Project Coordinator Jobs Vacancy at British Red Cross London

Position
Young Refugee Project Coordinator
Company
British Red Cross
Location
London ENG
Opening
16 Oct, 2018 30+ days ago

British Red Cross London urgently required following position for Young Refugee Project Coordinator. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

Follow the online directions, complete all the necessary fields, and provide all relevant information so your application is submitted correctly. When you click the 'Apply this Job' button (open in new window) you will be taken to the online application form. Here you will be asked to provide personal and contact details, respond to employment-related questions, and show how you meet the key selection criteria.

Young Refugee Project Coordinator Jobs Vacancy at British Red Cross London Jobs Details:

Young Refugee Project Coordinator
Location: Islington
35 Hours per week
Contract type: Permanent
GBP 24,436 per annum, including inner London weighting

Could you help provide orientation and integration support to Young refugees in the Islington area?

We have a great opportunity to join our Refugee Support and Restoring Family Links team based in Islington, London. This is a full time, permanent role.

As part of the Refugee Support and Restoring Family Links team, the Project Coordinator will be responsible for developing, coordinating and delivering Life skills projects for asylum seeking and refugee young people across London and will undertake a range of duties designed to develop, maintain and promote the service.

Say hello to the team
The Young Refugee Service in Islington provides high quality, person-centred, support to refugees, asylum seekers and vulnerable migrants working from our office.

Our projects aim to meet the unmet needs of unaccompanied young people who have arrived in the UK without a parent or guardian, many of whom are suffering from a number of complex issues including social isolation and alienation, trauma, lack of self-confidence and low self-esteem.

This role might be for you if
You have experience of youth work and knowledge of the current trends in youth work.

You have an understanding of issues relating to asylum seekers, refugees and vulnerable migrants (including rights and entitlements) and have experience in providing sensitive, safe and empowering support to distressed people in vulnerable situations.

You're a team player; you're able to work as part of a team within what can sometimes be a high-pressure environment. You will have experience of cross-agency partnership and collaborative working.

You're organised; you have great time management, planning, prioritising and monitoring you own work as well as others with experience of delivering casework with vulnerable clients.

You're a great communicator with the ability to adapt your communication based on the audience. You will be IT literate and have the ability to use email, word processing, database and spreadsheet packages.

You're flexible in your approach to work. You'll need a willingness to undertake travel throughout the area as agreed with manager.

Please click here to view the full job description and person specification for this position.

Closing date for applications is (23:59), Tuesday 30th of October 2018, with interviews will take place shortly after this date.

We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:

  • 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
  • Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
  • Up to 6% contributory pension
  • Flexible working policy

A little more about us
The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country - we're there when you need us.

Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination. Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.

At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or disability.

Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be able to be yourself at work, and feel you're in a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.

In the British Red Cross we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place, and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.

If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation's Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.

As part of its recruitment and selection process the British Red Cross undertakes DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checking of all individuals who regularly work with or have access to children and vulnerable adults.

If driving is an essential requirement of the role, appropriate driver checks will be completed in line with current policy.

The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).

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