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Scottish Refugee Council -Bilingual Integration Adviser to work in Perth and Arbroath.

Bi-Lingual Integration Adviser (Arabic). Fixed Term until 31/03/2020

Reference: BIA0603
Salary : £23,046 – £27,161
Posted on : 7 Mar 2019
Closing date : 31 Mar 2019
Interview Date : 5 Apr 2019

Would you like to make a difference for refugee families living in Scotland?

Scottish Refugee Council is looking for a passionate and skilled Integration adviser to join our services team. This in a new and exciting post that will contribute towards the achievement of our strategic priorities in ensuring refugee families integrate in their communities and become active citizens.

This role is to work with resettled Syrian refugee families primarily. You will need to have demonstrable experience in working with families in an empowering approach to promote independence and self-agency. You must be a good communicator and fluent in both Arabic and English.

You will have an understanding of issues affecting asylum seekers/refugees; have a good knowledge of welfare rights, housing, health, education and employment options, and be able to work with vulnerable groups in a sensitive manner. You will have a good command of English, the ability to write clear and concise case management notes, draft correspondence and reports, good ICT skills. You will be able to work in high-pressure situations and have effective interpersonal skills including an understanding of cultural differences.
Scottish Refugee Council is an independent human rights charity that has been supporting and advocating for the rights of refugees since 1985.  Our work involves the provision of services and support to refugees, advocating and campaigning for change and improvements to legislation and policy in Scotland and the UK and supporting the integration of refugees into society.

This role reports directly to the Services Manager and will be subject to a PVG Registration

Closing Date: Sunday 31st March 2019 at 11:59 pm

Interviews: to be confirmed but expected to be Friday 5th April 2019.

This role is fixed term until 31st March 2020.

How to apply

Please note that it is the policy of Scottish Refugee Council to start new employees on the lower end of the specified salary scheme

Scottish Refugee Council is working towards being an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all members of the community, irrespective of age; disability; gender reassignment; pregnancy and maternity; race; religion and belief; sex and sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership status.

Scottish Refugee Council is a Registered Charity. Charity Number: SC008639