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We're pleased to announce two exciting opportunities to join our charity's team.

Advice and Outreach Team Leader - London Irish Centre charity

£29,500

Deadline: Wednesday the 8th of March 2017 – 5.00 pm. Interviews week of 13th of March 2017.

The London Irish Centre charity runs the largest welfare service for Irish people outside of Ireland. Each year we work with thousands of people in London to improve their income, housing, access to health, and social inclusion opportunities.

From the outset the London Irish Centre charity has always existed to support the Irish community in London, and while the needs of each generation of Irish people in the city are different, our core mission remains the same.

Each day we work with a cross-section of the entire community, assisting those who are experiencing crises in housing, debt, employment or health concerns, as well as providing necessary support for both older Irish emigrants, and new arrivals to the city. We provide this assistance through our drop-in advice clinic, online support, outreach and befriending visits, our day centre and wellbeing services, including clubs and social groups across London.

The post holder will act as supervisor to a team of six Advice and Outreach Officers working across London, carrying out site-based work, home visits and other outreach.  The Advice and Outreach Team Leader will be responsible for the supervision of the technical content of the team’s work, and will also undertake triage and casework duties, under the management of the Director of Welfare who will line manage the team. The post holder will also be responsible for ensuring that work is performed efficiently and effectively, in line with the requirements of the Advice Quality Standard. The post holder is required to undertake a DBS check.

If you wish to discuss the role please contact the Director for Welfare; CaitrionaCarney@londonirishcentre.org

To apply, please complete the application form below and email it to Caitriona Carney on CaitrionaCarney@londonirishcentre.org.

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Befriending Coordinator – London Irish Centre charity

£24,000 (pro-rata) two days per week.

Deadline: Wednesday the 8th of March 2017 – 5.00 pm. Interviews week of 13th of March.

The London Irish Centre charity runs the largest welfare service for Irish people outside of Ireland. Each year we work with thousands of people in London to improve their income, housing, access to health, and social inclusion opportunities.

From the outset the London Irish Centre charity has always existed to support the Irish community in London, and while the needs of each generation of Irish people in the city are different, our core mission remains the same.

Each day we work with a cross-section of the entire community, assisting those who are experiencing crises in housing, debt, employment or health concerns, as well as providing necessary support for both older Irish emigrants, and new arrivals to the city. We provide this assistance through our drop-in advice clinic, online support, outreach and befriending visits, our day centre and wellbeing services, including clubs and social groups across London.

The Befriending Coordinator will be responsible for managing a team of volunteer befrienders to deliver an accredited, safe and reliable befriending service for older Irish Clients.  The aim of the service is to reduce the symptoms of loneliness and isolation amongst clients and support them in achieving increased wellbeing and independence.  The Befriending Coordinator will manage the recruitment process, deliver training, supervise and support the volunteers in their role. They will also be responsible for, assessing and matching clients with volunteers, and supporting partnerships to enable clients to work towards and achieve self-defined goals.  The post holder will be required to undertake a DBS.

If you wish to discuss the role please contact the Director for Welfare; CaitrionaCarney@londonirishcentre.org

To apply, please complete the application form below and email it to Caitriona Carney on CaitrionaCarney@londonirishcentre.org.

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