North Somerset Council
Family Support Worker UK Resettlement Scheme
We are seeking a Family Support Worker to assist in the delivery of the North Somerset Council United Kingdom Resettlement Scheme (incorporating all Afghan Resettlement).
This is part of the government programme that has sought support from all UK Local Authorities to resettle refugees to assist with this global humanitarian crisis.
You will be supporting families referred to the schemes and it will involve liaising and working in partnership with local government, professional partners, voluntary groups and charities, developing a plan for the resettlement of the families within our communities
You should be well organised with effective communication skills both verbally and in writing. You will also be prepared to be flexible to achieve the outcomes of this scheme. The ability to engage with service users and partner agencies and to understand the challenges faced by refugees is essential.
This is a full-time post and being offered on a fixed term contract initially for 12 months with the possibility to extend.
This post is exempt under the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions) Order 1975 and is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
Want to know more and apply?
For an informal discussion, please contact Mark Francis, Operational Lead on 01275 884557 or 07920 502178.
Anticipated interview date: Friday 04 February 2022
North Somerset Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of our community regardless of age, disability, sex, race, religion, belief or sexual orientation. North Somerset Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.