Refugee and Migrant Caseworker
We are seeking to recruit a Caseworker to join our frontline team to provide practical support, signposting, information, advice and complex casework service for asylum seekers, refugees, and other vulnerable migrants.
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Type of Contract: 1 year with possible extension subject to funding
Full time: 37 hours per week
Place of work: Entraide office and outreach work in the community.
For more information, please click on the Job description – Refugee and Migrant Caseworker2023
To apply: Please submit a single document containing a CV of no more than 2 sides of A4 and a covering letter showing how your experience, skills, knowledge, and attitudes match our person specification to: firstname.lastname@example.org .
Applications without a covering letter explaining how your skills and experience match the requirements of the role will not be considered. Please ensure you send a covering letter.
All successful candidates will be subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service Check before commencing their employment with Entraide.
For more information or an informal discussion about the opportunity please contact: Ferida Dube – Service Manager on 07931932607.
Deadline for applications:
Interviews will be held shortly afterwards.
Please note: We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive sufficiently suitable applications.
We are currently looking for a number of volunteers to support the vital work we do.
Volunteer Befrienders are matched to an individual asylum seeker or refugee. The aim for the volunteer is to support the person they are matched with
- to familiarise themselves with the local area,
- to help them integrate into the local community,
- to gain access to other services and
- to help alleviate the emotional stress caused by past trauma and the present asylum process.
Volunteers must be able to spare two to three hours per week on a flexible basis and some daytime availability is preferred even at weekends. Befriender matches vary in length of time. Volunteers must be able to commit to the role for a minimum of six months, attend regular supervision sessions and attend mandatory training.
We are based in Chelmsley Wood however, volunteers visit the clients in their own home so you must be prepared to travel some distance either by walking, car or public transport.
Homework Club Volunteers
Homework Club Volunteers will assist in running the homework club by helping co-run educational activities for young people and assisting with homework and educational tasks with other volunteers.
Time commitment : The Homework Club runs every Monday from 3.30-6.00pm. You will also be required to commit to regular supervision sessions with the Volunteer Coordinator and attend mandatory training.
Location : Entraide UK, Chelmsley Wood Baptist Church Centre, Hedingham Grove, Chelmsley Wood, Birmingham, B37 7TP.
Volunteer Interpreters support clients seeking advice by facilitating the flow of communication between clients with none/limited English and our advisors and where possible, interpreting written information
Time commitment : Our advisors make appointments during the week and will ask if you are free to support with interpreting. Volunteers will need to commit to regular supervision with the Volunteer Coordinator and attend mandatory training.
Languages needed :
- Arabic French
- Urdu Lingala
- Pashto Tigrinya
- Dari Kurdish
Location : Entraide UK – Chelmsley Wood, Solihull.
Please email email@example.com for further information and an application pack.
Fundraise For Us.
Entraide devote every financial contribution we receive to meet the needs of the people we support. We undertake various projects here in the UK and in Africa all of which require financial and human resources. If you would like to organise a fundraising event to support our work here in the UK or in Africa, please contact us on 01217881087 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org