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*COMMUNITY VACANCY *Part-time (30hrs p/w) position.

Our Reading Community Outreach Service has been designed to make a real difference to people’s lives, and to target support to refugees and communities in the borough of Reading.

As a Refugee Outreach Worker, you will offer:

9 weeks of 1:1 personalised support, including an initial assessment, developing goals and a support plan. You will build therapeutic relationships with service users, creating an environment where they feel able to talk openly, and feel safe enough to move forwards in their recovery. Support will be guided by their needs and preferences, including areas such as:

  • Self-management and coping strategies

  • Accessing employment, training, or volunteering

  • Linking people into specialist housing, benefits, debt, or finance services

  • Linking people into community opportunities to tackle isolation.

  • Triage assessment for crisis support at our Breathing Space service.

Group workshops – an activity programme designed to meet local needs, including:

  • Group programmes themed around wellbeing, coping strategies, self-management and facilitating peer support.

  • Group sessions themed around areas of need, including food and mood sessions, and physical health drop-ins utilising the local SMI Passport and health reviews, delivered in partnership with health and the local VCS.

  • Weekly groups to target isolation.

We have two positions available, one is a 12 month fixed term position and the other is a 6 month fixed term position.

The benefits of working for Together

Download the PDF to find out more about what you can get out of working for us.

At Together we value and encourage diversity and inclusion within our workforce. We are committed to creating a workplace where you can be your authentic self, welcoming applications from people from diverse communities and backgrounds who share our values. As an employer, we are committed to making any reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process.

Successful candidates will require an enhanced DBS check. To find out more, visit https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/disclosure-and-barring-service. Together is committed to equal opportunities and non-discriminatory practices. Charity No. 211091

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