Brushstrokes seeks Senior Advice Worker in Housing

Brushstrokes seeks Senior Advice Worker in Housing

Brushstrokes is a well-established project with a proven track record in supporting refugees, asylum seekers and migrants in Sandwell and surrounding areas. The organisation would like to invite applications for a Senior Advice Worker.

Salary: SCP 23 – 27 £22,302.00 to £25,320.00 per annum, pro rata
Hours: 30 per week
Term: Fixed for 2 years
Location: Smethwick

The successful applicant will provide specialist housing and welfare support for migrants from new communities in the Sandwell. Help will be via group sessions and one-to-one casework. 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. The role requires flexibility, as evening and weekend work may be undertaken.

Applicants must 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 the website to download a recruitment pack or contact Ali Evans, HR Adviser, to request an application form. Email or call 01675 434000, quoting post reference number P1389.

Applications must to be submitted by 5.00 pm on Monday, 25th January 2021. Interviews will be held on Monday, 1st February.



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