COMMUNITY SPONSORSHIP DEVELOPMENT WORKER
37 hours per week
Fixed Term Contract until April 2022
SCP20-23 £25,295 – £26,999
BASED ACROSS THE DIOCESE OF SALFORD AND LANCASTER
Closing date: Monday, 31 August 2020 at 5pm
Interview: Friday, 4 September 2020
Working closely with the Refugee Response Manager, the Community Sponsorship Development Worker will be at the pioneering edge of this still relatively new initiative to support vulnerable refugees resettle in the UK.
They will engage and collaborate with parishes or community groups within the dioceses of Salford and Lancaster who are sponsoring families and will contribute to capacity-building work within Caritas to develop and monitor systems to ensure the safe resettlement of families. In doing so they will ensure that high standards are consistently achieved in ensuring the project is safe, welcoming, effective and provides a quality service in relation to refugee support.
Experience of working with asylum seekers/refugees, volunteers and community groups is essential. Additionally you must have experience of delivering professional community or social action services to people in need.
Caritas follows Safer Recruitment practices and this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service checks