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Social Work Assistant- No Recourse to Public Funds- Croydon

Social Work Assistant- No Recourse to Public Funds- Croydon

  • Location

    Croydon, Surrey

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    £20 - £21 per hour

  • Contact:

    Lorna Burner

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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  • Carry out destitution assessments to people subject to immigration control in order to ascertain whether criteria for support met.
  • Carry out Financial assessments where necessary to determine whether a family can contribute towards their accommodation costs.
  • Responsible for processing any rental contributions paid by cheque from eligible service users.
  • Complete regular reviews to ensure that eligibility criteria for support continues to be met.
  • Complete Human Rights Assessment when needed to assess services should continue to avoid a breach of service users' human rights.
  • Provision of Proof of Support Letters to enable service users to access local services.
  • Regular liaison with Home Office through NRPF Connect and embedded officer.
  • Close liaison with various Home Office Teams and direct contact with caseworkers in connection with complex cases including repatriation etc.
  • Procure and arrange suitable placements for eligible service users.
  • Ensure each service user is issued with house rules following placement.
  • Regular liaison with housing providers regarding any identified health and safety issues and/or repairs etc;
  • Complete all financial commitments in relation to placements.
  • Ensure addresses and all financial support provided are accurately recorded on NRPF Connect.
  • Ensure eligible service users are in receipt of correct subsistence amounts and monitor the use of PFS cards for any inappropriate usage.
  • Signposting service users to pro bono/charities for immigration advice and/or assistance;
  • Refer services users eligible to work to Employment Services.
  • Working closely with social workers from both adult and children directorates to ensure that service users receive a holistic input.

If you are interested in this role please send your updated CV in the first instance.