West of Scotland Regional Equality Council is looking to recruit the following post:

  • Project Support Worker (6 hours per week @ £11.17 per hour)​

Project Profile

Combined: Integrated Communities – Employment & Training Support (ICET) + Refugee Community Integration Project (RCIP)

This post is funded by the Scottish Government New Scots Refugee Fund (Funded until 31/10/2022)

Objectives

Project actions including our partnerships will mainly contribute to the following objectives

  • Celebrating diverse cultural backgrounds and heritage through refugee community development in areas of heritage, leisure and art.

  • Providing opportunities to reduce barriers and social isolation through positive engagement, promoting participation and employment.

  • Increase education and learning in soft skills areas such as recycling, upcycling and food waste.

  • Introduce refugees to wider communities and services through community dialogue and discussions.

  • Showcasing their attainment of skills and knowledge at the end of the project delivery.

  • Social isolation experienced by refugees and asylum seekers is reduced, as they become active in their local communities.

  • Refugees and asylum seekers engage in cultural, heritage and sport activities and celebrate their own culture, talents, and contributions through climate action.

  • Local community groups and refugee and asylum seeker-led organisations play an active role in supporting refugee integration.

Team

The project will consist of Project Coordinator, Development Officer, Project Support Workers and Volunteers.

Location

This work will be office based in Glasgow with travel around Greater Glasgow, Renfrewshire and North Lanarkshire.

Job Description

The main duties of the post will be:

  1. To assist in all activities of the Refugee Community Integration Project (RCIP)

  2. To make sure refugees and asylum seekers live in safe, welcoming and cohesive communities and are able to build diverse relationships and connections.’

  3. To assist refugees and asylum seekers in accessing well-coordinated services, which recognise and meet their rights and needs’

  4. To assist and support refugees in Glasgow, North Lanarkshire and Renfrewshire reduce their isolation and barriers through active participation, learning and celebrating their cultural identities around climate action.

  5. To assist refugees in Glasgow, North Lanarkshire and Renfrewshire have increased confidence, potential and contributions by showcasing their resilience and practical learning to the wider communities.

  6. Record monitoring and evaluation data from all activities.

  7. Manage the marketing of the project via traditional and through social media.

  8. Undergo training as required.

  9. Work occasional unsociable hours

  10. Any other duties designated by the Line Manager.

How to apply

Please send your Cover Letter and CV and email them to recruitment@wsrec.co.uk or post a hard copy to:

Recruitment

West of Scotland Regional Equality Council

Napiershall Street Centre

39 Napiershall Street

Glasgow, G20 6EZ

(Please ensure you have paid the correct postage as your CV and cover letter may not be delivered).

The deadline for submission of application is Monday 4th October 2021 at 4pm.  CV’s received after this time will NOT be considered.

NOTE: You will only be contacted if you are successful for the interview stage.

Please note in advance that interviews will be held on Thursday 7th October 2021 via Zoom or in WSREC offices Glasgow

If you have any questions, please call 0141 337 6626 or email admin@wsrec.co.uk.