Connecting Opportunities is funded by the Big Lottery and the European Social Fund as part of the Building Better Opportunities programme
Integration Key Worker – Calderdale & Kirklees
30 hours per week
£22,000 per annum (pro rata for part time)
Fixed Term Contract until June 2019
Connecting Opportunities is a new project to increase integration in Leeds City Region by supporting the most socially excluded new migrants to tackle the complex barriers they face in integrating in their local areas, increasing their employability, or finding work. Connecting Opportunities is funded by the Big Lottery and the European Social Fund as part of the Building Better Opportunities programme.
As an Integration Key Worker you will develop and provide a range of tailored services to support socially excluded new migrants and refugees to enable them integrate locally and the wider UK host society.
This will include carrying out engagement work and providing one to one and group based support around a range of areas including; education, employment, cultural orienteering and health in co-operation with a wide range of agencies.
To be suitable for this role you must have experience of providing support to isolated migrants and refugees, possess excellent people skills and be able to communicate with a diverse range of communities and individuals across Calderdale and Kirklees.
You must also be able to demonstrate experience of working within community based settings and with a proven background of offering excellent quality information, advice and guidance.
Halifax Opportunities Trust is committed to safer recruitment policies and practices. This includes appropriate DBS (disclosure & barring) checks for all, ensuring references are taken up and adequate training on safeguarding adults.
Closing date for applications is 9th October 2017 @ 5:00pm
Interviews will be held Friday 13th October 2017
For an informal discussion regarding the above post please contact
Surraya Bibi firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01422 347392.
For an application form, please contact Katy Devereux on 01422 399490 or
Halifax Opportunities Trust is an accredited organisation of the Living Wage Foundation