Staff

Young Roots is recruiting a Youth Caseworker in Croydon.

SALARY: £30,478 plus 5% pension contribution
HOURS: Full time – 35 hours per week with weekly evening work required (Thursday).
LOCATION: Croydon office but with regular travel across London.

The Young Roots Casework Service aims to improve the life chances of young refugees and asylum seekers and to support them to reach their potential by accessing their rights and entitlements.

Young Roots has a strong ethos of youth participation believing that young refugees and asylum seekers are capable of and should be supported in advocating for their rights, and making decisions. We believe that young refugees and asylum seekers should be free from discrimination and treated equally, and enjoy the full range of human rights. The Advice & Support Caseworker will be responsible for providing intensive 1-to-1 practical and emotional support to young refugees and asylum seekers (11 to 25 years old). The caseworker will manage their own caseload and work closely with the Croydon Casework Team and Hub Partners. They will support the Services Manager with monitoring and evaluation of the service.

RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Deadline: 9am Tuesday 28th May 2019
Interview date: Monday 3rd June 2019
Safeguarding training: TBC
Provisional Start date: w/c 8th July 2019

TO APPLY
Please download the role description and person specification, our youth participation statement and application form. We highly recommend you read our application guidelines to see what we’re looking for in applications. If you are applying to more than one role, you only have to complete the application form once.

Please note that we don’t accept CVs and will not consider them in your application – all information should be included in the application form.

Please email completed application forms to london@youngroots.org.uk by 9 am on Tuesday 28th May 2019.

Volunteers
Language Mentors – Brent

We have an exciting volunteer opportunity to join our project in Brent to support our work with 11-25 year old refugees and asylum seekers. We are looking to recruit up to 10 Language Mentors to help facilitate English learning sessions with young people, one-to-one or in a small group, every Wednesday 5-8:30pm. For more information please download the role description and person specification.

RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Deadline: 9am Wednesday 29th May
Interview date: Wednesday 5th June in Brent (location tbc)
Training: 10am – 1:30pm Wednesday 12th June in Brent

TO APPLY
Please download our youth participation statement and application form. We highly recommend you read our application guidelines to see what we’re looking for in applications. Please note that we don’t accept CVs and will not consider them in your application – all information should be included in the application form.

Completed forms should be returned to Michele at Volunteering@youngroots.org.uk by the deadline above

Casework Volunteers – Croydon

We have an exciting one-to-one casework volunteer opportunity to join our new, weekly advice and support hub in Croydon. The hub will run alongside our existing youth group and be a space where 11-25 year old refugees and asylum seekers can come for advice from a range of partners, including immigration, housing, education and mental health support. We are looking to recruit 2-3 Casework Volunteers to help at the hub ever Thursday 4:30-8pm. For more information please download the role description and person specification.

RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Deadline: 9am Monday 10th June
Interview date: Monday 17th June in Croydon

TO APPLY
Please download our youth participation statement and application form. We highly recommend you read our application guidelines to see what we’re looking for in applications. Please note that we don’t accept CVs and will not consider them in your application – all information should be included in the application form.

Completed forms should be returned to Michele at Volunteering@youngroots.org.uk by the deadline above

Trustees

We have no trustee vacancies at the moment.