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Students and Refugees Together (START)

Lead Case Worker

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12 months



Posted Date


Closing Date

16 September 2021

2 October 2021

We are looking for a Lead Case Worker (PRO Project) at Students and Refugees Together (START).

Job description:

This new and exciting case work post representing START in an interagency project supporting refugees. You will have excellent one to one casework skills and be experienced in providing tailored support, using a “strength-based approach” to people from diverse cultural backgrounds. You will work independently and collaboratively, taking responsibility for managing your own workload. The role demands excellent communication skills, and the ability to carry out a variety of administrative tasks alongside casework. You will understand the importance of gathering and recording accurate data and being able to evidence contract compliance. This will require good IT skills including competence in managing and updating databases.

Working as a full member of the team you will promote the principles and values of the organisation, sharing responsibility for the overall work of the organisation and the welfare of its members and sharing expertise and disseminating good inter-professional practice. You will have knowledge and understanding of local, national, and global policies and frameworks around refugees.

Plymouth Refugee Opportunities - Refugee Transition Outcomes Fund:

Plymouth has been awarded funding from the Home Office under the Refugee Transition Outcomes Fund (RTOF). Plymouth Refugee Opportunities (PRO) is an innovative partnership created to develop and deliver exceptional and effective support for Refugees in Plymouth through the Home Office Funded RTOF Programme. This Partnership is entirely focused on facilitating effective integration through positive and sustainable housing, employment, and social integration outcomes. As an outcome-based partnership, we promote flexibility in delivery and have the ability to change how the service is being delivered during the project to best meet the needs of the cohort. A key ambition for the service will be to identify the barriers to achieving outcomes for refugees and then design and implement service innovations across the partnership to address them.

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