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Refugee & Migration Resettlement Officer

  • Employer: Liverpool City Council
  • Reference: LCC04593
  • Published: Fri 10/05/2024, 13:33 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 27/05/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week
  • Salary: £33,024 - £37,336
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Cunard Building, Merseyside

We reserve the right to close vacancies earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applications. If interested, please complete an application as early as possible.

Liverpool City Council has an exciting vacancy in the Refugee and Migration team (known as Our Liverpool). This role will support the delivery of our refugee resettlement programmes in Liverpool.

These posts are fixed term for two years in order to fulfil the Council’s current obligations under the government’s resettlement schemes: United Kingdom Resettlement Scheme (UKRS); Afghan Relocation Assistance Programme (ARAP) and Afghan Citizens Resettlement Scheme (ACRS).

This includes supporting the planning and preparation of refugee arrivals, engaging with key internal and external partners, and working with colleagues to coordinate the supporting for refugees once they have arrived- helping them settle and rebuild their lives.

You will be at the heart of our work to make Liverpool a welcoming city and Liverpool City Council a migrant-friendly organisation, where people seeking sanctuary and vulnerable migrants are able to thrive from the day they arrive.

You have the chance to contribute to a growing team, and deliver real, tangible improvements throughout the organisation. You will be at the heart of the Council’s transformation and there has never been a more exciting time to join our team.

Our roles operate on a hybrid approach to allow flexibility between home working and office working at the Cunard Building.

Responsibilities:

  • To support the Refugee Resettlement Team Leader in the coordination and delivery of Liverpool City Council’s resettlement programmes.
  • Support the Refugee Resettlement Team Leader in planning and preparing for refugee arrivals, engaging with key partners and agencies including health, education, and housing.
  • Oversee casework delivery alongside commissioned services, identifying patterns or systemic issues, exploring solutions, and escalating cases where required.
  • Liaise with key agencies
  • Supporting monitoring and data gathering requirements
  • Appropriately deal with sensitive and confidential information about individuals, including safeguarding and risk management, health and safety data, and family history.
  • Support in the delivery and development of key polices and procedures relevant to refugee resettlement and contribute to service improvement.
  • To deliver a trauma informed service.
  • Develop the City Council’s commitment to equal opportunities and to promote non-discriminatory practices in all aspects of work undertaken.

What You’ll Need:

We’d love to hear from you if you’re passionate about delivering change that benefits the people who live and work in Liverpool. Liverpool is a City of Sanctuary and a Local Authority of Sanctuary and we need people who are passionate about embedding this culture across the Council. We want someone with the experience and skills to deliver the Our Liverpool teams objectives, to ensure refugees have the best possible opportunity once they arrive in the city.

You need to be able to know how to provide advice and guidance empathically. Follow policies, procedures, record data and administer paperwork. You will need to have good interpersonal skills to engage with vulnerable people in need of resettlement support.

If you would like to talk to a member of the team about the role or have an informal discussion, please contact Leila Menacere leila.menacere@liverpool.gov.uk

Please note that in accordance with the Council’s policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies.

Downloads

  • City Plan
  • Council Plan
  • Job Description and Person Specification

How to Apply

Follow the link to be directed to the Liverpool City Council Website where you will find details of how to apply!

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  • Employer: Liverpool City Council
  • Reference: LCC04593
  • Published: Fri 10/05/2024, 13:33 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 27/05/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week
  • Salary: £33,024 - £37,336
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Cunard Building, Merseyside

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