Refugee Support Worker x 3
New Communities, Bradford
Permanent + 1 Maternity Cover (Minimum 12 months)
Thursday 18th April at Noon
Our Vision: A society where everyone has the best possible quality of life
Horton Housing is an established not-for-profit organisation which provides housing, training and support services to the most vulnerable people in society.
About the service
A partnership approach, working with Bradford Council and Bevan Healthcare CIC, to provide housing, healthcare and wrap-around support to help refugees settle into their new life in the UK.
The resettlement programmes we manage offer humanitarian protection and prioritise help for survivors of torture and violence, women and children at risk, and those in need of medical care.
Clients receive support for up to 12 months to settle into the UK. This includes:
By the end of their first year in the UK, the vast majority of clients are living independently but we stay in touch and offer support through a drop-in twice a week.
About the role
The Support Worker is responsible for assisting clients in integrating into their new life in Bradford. This will include support with accommodation, health, training and benefits with the aim of making the clients more independent. The specific duties that will be required in a particular instance will depend on the needs of the individual client.
What we offer
In return we can offer some great benefits which includes:
How to apply
Visit the Horton website and click on jobs. Click on apply and fill in the application form online. Please note we do not accept CVs.
If you wish to apply by an alternative method please contact us on 01274 370689 or firstname.lastname@example.org
All correspondence will usually be sent to your email account registered with the online recruitment system Networx rather than by letter. Please check your email account regularly.
For technical queries relating to the application form or the e-recruitment system, please contact Networx on 01943 467766.
Interview Date: Thursday 2nd & Friday 3rd May
Horton Housing Association is a charitable association. Horton HA is committed to Equality and Diversity. Applications from all sections of the community are positively encouraged to ensure that our workforce reflects the communities in which we work. We are committed to employing current users and former users of support services. As users of the disability symbol we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants that meet the minimum criteria for this post.