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Caseworker (Afghan Resettlement)

Reference 1000/CAR  (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Town/City London
Salary Additional Information Salary circa £28k, Cycle to Work Scheme and Employee Assistance Programme
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Salary (Maximum)
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 02/09/2022
Company Name Groundwork London
Contact Name Danielle Johnson
Email Danielle.johnson@groundwork.org.uk
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We are looking for a Caseworker to join our integration team and support Afghan New Arrivals to resettle in the borough of Hackney.  

Groundwork delivers a series of innovative social integration programmes focused on supporting migrants and refugees to integrate into life in the UK, through a programme of holistic activities including, language, employment support and cultural/community activities.   

As a Caseworker, you will be allocated specifically to the Hackney Afghan Resettlement service and will be responsible for intensive casework, meeting key performance indicators set by Hackney Council. The work will include supporting families to set up homes with furniture, supporting with accessing services such as schools, GP’s, and making phone calls, advocating on behalf of the families. 

Lived experience is particularly desirable for this role with Afghan languages such as Pashto/Farsi/Dari considered a big advantage. 

Groundwork London works with communities across the capital to transform their lives and the places where they live. We have been at the forefront of social and environmental regeneration in London for over 25 years, and today we have a simple mission: to create better places and improve people’s prospects. Groundwork is passionate about creating a future where every neighbourhood is vibrant, every community is strong and able to shape its own destiny, and no one is held back by their background or circumstances.  

Please contact us if you have:  

  • Experience in casework and managing complex cases 
  • Strong understanding of the challenges Afghan new arrivals face in London 
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team and independently to achieve project outputs 
  • Organisational skills 
  • Lived experience and/or languages abilities would be advantageous  

Please send your application form, quoting reference 1000/CAR to londonjobs@groundwork.org.uk   

We will be shortlisting and interviewing candidates in stages, as applications are received for the role, so the role may be filled before the closing date. 

Closing date for applications:   Friday, 2nd September 2022

Interview date:  Throughout the recruitment period. Online and face to face 

For further information and to discuss the role please contact Danielle Johnson at Danielle.johnson@groundwork.org.uk  

Appointment to this role is subject to the appropriate records check through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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