Senior Outreach Officer

Job Description

A Senior Outreach Officer is being recruited to join our integration team working in South London.

Groundwork London works with communities across the capital to transform their lives and the places where they live. We have been at the forefront of social and environmental regeneration in London for over 25 years, and today we have a simple mission: to create better places, improve people’s prospects, and promote greener living and working.

We are passionate about creating a future where every neighbourhood is vibrant and green, every community is strong and able to shape its own destiny, and no one is held back by their background or circumstances.

Groundwork deliver a series of innovative social integration programmes focused on supporting migrants and refugees to integrate into life in the UK, through a programme of holistic activities including, language, employment support and cultural / community activities.

As Senior Outreach Officer you will work with the wider Outreach team to recruit and register Third Country Nationals (migrants) onto the project. You will work strategically to identify and register participants, working closely with migrant communities, organisations and service providers supporting migrant communities. After registration, you will develop a Personal Integration Plan with the participant and support the client throughout the individual’s time on the project.

The postholder will work within a larger Outreach Team and be line managed by the Programme Manager.

Please contact us if you have:

  • Strong understanding of the challenges refugee and migrant communities face in London.
  • Strong Partnership development skills, working with refugee and migrant communities and other organisations or service providers supporting migrant communities in London
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team to achieve project outputs
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Final closing date is midday, Friday 1st October 2021. Please note appointment to this post could be before this date.

Location: Office location Waterloo, with a requirement to travel to South London boroughs (from home during Covid-19 social distancing measures)

Contract: Fixed Term until end April 2022

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Interview date: Shortlisted applicants will be invited for an interview throughout the recruitment period.

To Apply And For More Information:

If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the Apply button to be directed to our website where you can download the job description and application form.

Groundwork London is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all members of the community.

We welcome applications from diverse communities and those with lived experience.

No agencies please.