The Helen Bamber Foundation is a UK-based human rights organisation
We help to mend what was broken in a safe and supportive environment
We help people who have experienced torture, trafficking and other forms of cruelty.
‘I am what I am today because of Helen Bamber Foundation.’ – Anita, survivor.
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Welfare and Housing Caseworker
Deadline: Monday 17 February 2014
The Welfare and Housing Caseworker role is a new one and carries with it a commitment to the vision and objectives of the HBF. The successful candidate will join a multi-disciplinary team, and manage a varied caseload of vulnerable clients who have experienced extreme human cruelty. The key task is to support and assist clients in accessing available asylum, welfare and housing services and support as part of our Model of Integrated Care. You will have up-to-date knowledge of Asylum Support and Welfare Benefits Systems, including current reforms, Housing & Homelessness legislation, the Children’s Act, etc. You will bring your knowledge and experience of the challenges facing the client group, your practical support and casework management skills. You should also have experience of working with and supervising volunteers.
To apply, please send a covering letter outlining your relevant skills and experience, as well as your previous experience that matches the listed responsibilities in the Job Description & Person Specification (click to download) and your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interviews will be held in two stages. The first stage will take place on Wednesday 19 February 2014 and the second stage on Wednesday 26 February 2014.
HBF values diversity. We therefore encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.
The successful candidate will be subject to a DBS check and suitable references.
We regret that we can only respond to applicants who are shortlisted for interview. No agencies please.
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