Volunteer Support Workers 212 ITCE

Norfolk & Norwich Millennium Library, Norwich

Now recruiting Volunteer Support Workers

We are seeking to recruit volunteer support workers to assist us deliver support with a specialist social work service catering for the support needs of people from abroad.  This post will involve working with people from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures.  You will be have a range of skills to offer, including supporting people in the community, helping to support people with their conversational English and developing their links with the local community, supporting them with their budgeting, assisting them to learn how to use public transport and to become more independent.  The role involves providing practical and emotional support, orientation, integration and general assistance to people who have relocated to Norfolk from abroad.  We also require people who have practical skills to offer us, such as DIY skills, gardening, or helping us to host community integration events.

 

An ability to speak another language is not required, but being patient and use of basic communication skills in English is essential.  Experience of working with migrants, asylum seekers, refugees, people from other cultures and in using interpreters would also be helpful.  You will need to have a positive and non-judgmental approach and be willing to work as part of a team of committed volunteers under the direction of a key worker or social worker.

 

If you have a few hours a week you feel you could offer our service we would be delighted to receive an application from you.  This role involves working with vulnerable adults and children and therefore an enhanced DBS clearance is required.  In return we will provide you with regular support and supervision, together with a training programme to help you develop your skills and knowledge.

 

If you would like to apply, please complete an application form, available below, and return it to us at nrpf@norfolk.gov.uk 

Closing date: 31 March 2020

Application form 212 ITCE 08-18.docx


Location
Countywide
Vacancy Description
Norfolk & Norwich Millennium Library, Norwich
 

Now recruiting Volunteer Support Workers

We are seeking to recruit volunteer support workers to assist us deliver support with a specialist social work service catering for the support needs of people from abroad.  This post will involve working with people from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures.  You will be have a range of skills to offer, including supporting people in the community, helping to support people with their conversational English and developing their links with the local community, supporting them with their budgeting, assisting them to learn how to use public transport and to become more independent.  The role involves providing practical and emotional support, orientation, integration and general assistance to people who have relocated to Norfolk from abroad.  We also require people who have practical skills to offer us, such as DIY skills, gardening, or helping us to host community integration events.

 

An ability to speak another language is not required, but being patient and use of basic communication skills in English is essential.  Experience of working with migrants, asylum seekers, refugees, people from other cultures and in using interpreters would also be helpful.  You will need to have a positive and non-judgmental approach and be willing to work as part of a team of committed volunteers under the direction of a key worker or social worker.

 

If you have a few hours a week you feel you could offer our service we would be delighted to receive an application from you.  This role involves working with vulnerable adults and children and therefore an enhanced DBS clearance is required.  In return we will provide you with regular support and supervision, together with a training programme to help you develop your skills and knowledge.

 

If you would like to apply, please complete an application form, available below, and return it to us at nrpf@norfolk.gov.uk 

Closing date: 31 March 2020

Application form 212 ITCE 08-18.docx