Vacancy: CAGE Caseworker 2018-12-05T12:02:39+00:00

CAGE Caseworker

Location: London
Hours: Full-Time
Salary: £20k-22k pro-rata

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Undertake initial consultation and assessment.
  • Record case notes and maintain the database with updates for ongoing and active cases.
  • Provide information and support to clients.
  • Keep up to date with changes in CT legislation and policy.
  • Conduct interviews and client visits, ongoing contact with clients.
  • Liaise and maintain a contact list of experts in the UK and overseas who can provide assistance with key issues and services.
  • Work with other agencies and NGOs to establish constructive and equal partnerships.

REQUIREMENTS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Legal background, social work background, community work is desirable.
  • Knowledge of CT legislation, with some knowledge of Sch 7/Prevent or experience in a similar environment.
  • Casework experience is desirable but full training will be provided, subject to level of experience.
  • Ideally be based in London or able to travel to London Office
  • Being able to express ideas freely and being proactive in disseminating key information.
  • Appropriate legal writing and drafting skills

PERSONAL SPECIFICATION

  • You will have the ability to work to tight deadlines and produce work that is relevant to the clients needs, and the organisations ethos.
  • Being able to manage a demanding workload, and ability to prioritise key areas of work when needed.
  • Ability to show empathy and compassion with clients while maintaining a professional approach
  • Ensuring KPI targets are achieved through evidenced based learning objectives

QUALITIES ESSENTIAL DESIRABLE
EXPERIENCE
  • Demonstrate previous experience of providing support to others
  • Experience of working within a team
  • Legal background, social work background and or community work.
  • Experience with working with survivors of abuse
  • Experience of integration into different work streams
SKILLS
  • Can demonstrate empathy whilst providing professional service to clients
  • Good at listening and an effective communicator
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English
  • Letter writing skills
  • Any other spoken language
KNOWLEDGE & VALUES
  • An understanding of the War on Terror and CT legislation in particular Sch 7/Prevent
  • Being empathetic to those affected by draconian policies.
  • Trust, integrity, empathy

How to apply?

To apply for this position please send a covering letter and your CV to contact@cage.ngo. Please ensure that you confirm the position that you are applying for in the subject heading.

If you are shortlisted a member of our team will contact you for an interview.

Deadline 31/12/2018