Father Hudson's Care, Closing date 24 January

Fixed Term Post for 2 years working 30 hours per week - Salary £22,302.00 to £25,320.00 per annum, pro rata

Brushstrokes is an award-winning project in partnership with Father Hudson’s Care, The Infant Jesus Sisters and the parish of St Philip Neri, Smethwick. The project is well established with a proven track record in supporting refugees, asylum seekers and migrants in Sandwell and surrounding areas.

We require a Senior Advice Worker to provide specialist housing and welfare support for migrants from new communities in the Sandwell area through group sessions and 1-1 casework therefore experience of providing housing advice and casework through centre based, drop-in or outreach services is essential. You will work with the Sandwell Housing Department, local housing providers, landlords and small community groups, creating relationships and delivering workshops. You will also support a team of volunteer housing mentors. The Ability to speak a Central or Eastern European language or Arabic, Farsi or Kurdish would be an advantage but is not essential.

We are looking for flexibility to undertake evening and weekend work, hold a full UK driving license and have the use of a car.
An Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service will be required for the successful applicant. (Requested by FHC if appointed).

If you are interested in this role, please visit:- https://www.fatherhudsons.org.uk/vacancies/senior-advice-worker--housing-30-hrs-per-week-fixed-term-for-2-years/224.htm to download a recruitment pack or contact Ali Evans (HR Advisor) to request an application form by email: [email protected] or alternatively via telephone on 01675 434000 quoting post reference number P1389.

Applications need to be submitted by 5.00 p.m. Monday 25th January 2021 and interviews will be held on Monday 1st February 2021.