Advice and Support Caseworker (Wrexham)

You will be joining us at an exciting time in our journey, helping us and the sector to support those who are forced to seek safety. With over 34 years’ experience, we are trusted by the communities we serve and are seen as the lead organisation in Wales for asylum seekers and refugees. To find out more about this opportunity, download the job description.

  • Job Title: Advice and Support Caseworker (Wrexham)
  • Report to: Move on Service Manager
  • Salary: £11,998 per annum + 5% pension
  • Duration: Fixed Term ending March 2025                        
  • Hours: 18 hours per week (3 days a week)
  • Location: Main base is the Wrexham office

Purpose of the Post

The Welsh Refugee Council (WRC) provides practical advice and support for refugees and people with other leave to remain in the UK. That is in the form of assisting to access mainstream services on housing, benefits, and other move-on aspects to help their integration into the wider community in cluster areas – Cardiff, Newport, Swansea, Wrexham and other local authorities in Wales. The ideal candidate will:

  • Able to work under pressure, to tight deadlines, and able to adapt priorities.
  • Have knowledge of good practices with communications to increase engagement.
  • Have excellent verbal and written skills- able to engage and ensure key points are communicated for maximum affect.
  • Able to support and contribute towards the development of the move on project in widening dispersal area and to meet stakeholder’ needs.
  • To provide effective advice and support to newly granted refugee clients, and, as appropriate, to advocate on their behalf.

How to Apply?

You can apply via the Application Form and submitting an application to CVs will not be accepted.

Closing day Friday 14 June 2024 at 12pm. Applications received after this date, will not be considered.

Invites for interviews will be sent by email, and interviews will be held on Tuesday 25 June 2024.