Migrants' Rights Network

S17 Casework Intern – Hackney Migrant Centre

Hackney Migrant Centre is a charity that runs a weekly drop-in for asylum seekers, refugees and migrants. We offer immigration, housing and welfare advice, as well as health advocacy, and signposting and referrals for issues we do not cover.

Role description

Working alongside HMC’s Caseworker for Migrant Families and Young People, the Section 17 Casework Intern will specialise in providing destitution and housing support specifically targeted to migrant families with No Recourse to Public Funds (NRPF).

HMC can offer

  • Internal training
  • Access to relevant external training opportunities
  • Travel expenses up to £4.50 (one-day bus pass)
  • Lunch expenses of £5 per day
  • Supervision and support
  • Support with CV writing and job applications

The candidate will need to commit for at least 6 months. Ideally, s/he will be able to commit to two full days a week (Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10am-5pm). On Wednesdays s/he would take part in the running of HMC drop-in session, shadow the Caseworker and/or other advocates and carry out front-line advocacy. On Thursdays s/he will be in the office working alongside the Caseworker.

If you are interested in applying, please send your CV and a short expression of interest outlining any relevant experience and skills, why you are interested in this role and your availability to [email protected]

The deadline for applying is 9am on Monday the 30th of July.

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