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Father Hudson's Care, Closing date: 26 February 2024

We are looking for an adviser to join the Cost- of-Living Team, a multi-agency response to the cost-of-living crisis in Sandwell. You would be responsible for the delivery of information, support and advice to local residents and those who have recently arrived in the UK. Undertaking initial assessments, assisting with enquiries on benefits, health, housing, education, budgeting advice and access employment support, providing much needed support local residents.

BRUSHSTROKES COMMUNITY PROJECT
SMETHWICK, BIRMINGHAM

Advice Worker
17.5 hours per week across 3 days.
Fixed term until 31st March 2026 with the possibility of extension.
SCP 20 – 23 (£10,840- £11,738, per annum)

Based in Smethwick, Brushstrokes Community Project works with asylum seekers, refugees and new communities across Dudley, Sandwell and West Birmingham and has been providing Advice, ESOL, Practical Support, Health information and advocacy and community activities since 1999.

We are looking for an adviser to join the Cost- of-Living Team, a multi-agency response to the cost-of-living crisis in Sandwell. You would be responsible for the delivery of information, support and advice to local residents and those who have recently arrived in the UK. Undertaking initial assessments, assisting with enquiries on benefits, health, housing, education, budgeting advice and access employment support, providing much needed support local residents.

If you have experience of delivering information, advice and guidance in community settings, an understanding of the needs of new communities, the ability to develop strong and effective working relationships with other local agencies, a commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion and a passion to support individuals to understand and access the services and rights they are entitled to, come and join our growing team.

We would welcome applications from individuals who speak one of the following languages: Arabic, Dari, Farsi, Polish, Romanian or Sorani

The ethos of welcoming the stranger is at the core of the Brushstrokes Community Project. This role will be fully committed to this ethos and promote and adhere to our values including: to show compassion for people, respect for individuals and uphold their dignity, to challenge injustice, to continue to improve quality, to work collaboratively and to work with people’s strengths to achieve their potential.
Father Hudson’s Care is a committed employer that proactively pursues our ambitions for equality, diversity, and inclusion in all that we do, building on our core values.

As a reward for your dedication to our services we offer the following Benefits:
• Employee suggestion scheme accessible via intranet
• Online Payslips
• Excellent free online and face to face training to help develop and enhance your skills
• Investing in our employees enhancing developmental opportunities
• Monetary Long Service Awards Recognition
• Enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service funded by the Society.
• Supported and bespoke full induction programme
• Enhanced Society Sick Pay and Statutory Sick Pay upon qualifying period
• Enhanced Annual Leave entitlements.
• Group Company Pension Scheme upon qualifying period.
• Access to our Employee Assistance Programme offering confidential support on personal and professional matters.
• Refer a friend scheme with financial rewards.
• Charity Workers Discounts

If you’d like more information on this post, please contact [email protected] or 07464928690
How to apply:
Please download a recruitment pack below. Or request an application form by email [email protected] or alternatively via telephone on 01675 434000 quoting the post reference number P1755.
Closing Date: 26/02/2024
Interviews: 29/02/2024
We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive sufficient suitable applications.