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24 July 2018

Children’s Adviser Brighton – Refugee Council


£24,657 full-time, fixed term until March 2019

Deadline: August 5 (interviews Aug. 10)

The Children’s Section is responsible for delivering services to separated children seeking asylum and refugee children. The Section also leads on raising the profile of our clients and advocates on their behalf. Supporting this work, the Section also promotes good practice to statutory and voluntary agencies and seeks to influence government to national level.

Children’s Advisers work on a team basis to cover all services flexibly, for example surgeries, casework, outreach work and our advice line.

The Refugee Council supports separated children across the country. The post is based in Brighton and will involve regular travel across the South. Must have full driving licence and access to a vehicle for work use (fully insured including for business use).

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Therefore, all convictions, cautions and bind-overs, including those regarded as ‘spent’, must be declared at the application stage. An offer of employment is subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check. Repeat checks are initiated every two years.

 For more information please see the listing on Refugee Council’s website.