South Dublin County Partnership: Migrant Integration Project Worker

South Dublin County Partnership

Migrant Integration Project Worker

The role of the Integration Worker is to provide a support service to eligible migrants attending or referred to the Intercultural Drop-in Centre in Tallaght and through outreach to local refugee & asylum seeker housing & accommodations.

Reporting to the CEO or nominee, the responsibilities of the Integration Worker are as follows:

  • Provide culturally appropriate support, information, advice and referral supports to members of migrant communities on issues such as application writing, knowledge of rights and public services available, accessing education/training, health, and gaining general advice and information etc, to 60 adults annually.
  • Provide information and access to SDCP’s range of education, health and wellbeing, family services and enterprise and employment supports to eligible clients.
  • Provide an advocacy, referral and introduction service for clients to appropriate services, as required.
  • To reach out to and support migrants who have not previously engaged with SDCP services.
  • Build strong relationships with statutory and non-statutory agencies, developing and maintaining referral pathways that will support vulnerable individuals you are working with.
  • Liaise with other organisations working with migrants and advocating for migrant rights.
  • Co-ordinate all activities, classes, and workshops in the intercultural centre, supervise staff and CE participants and provide supports for volunteers.
  • Understand the barriers to integration that exist for some migrants and apply appropriate mechanisms for over-coming these barriers, with reference to best practice research.
  • To develop and maintain, with the support of colleagues, an accurate understanding of the relevant immigration legislation and policies, health and welfare entitlements etc. relative to migrants, asylum seekers and refugees.
  • Organise and run 1 - 3 public events/workshops per year within the community that will promote intercultural understanding and awareness and encourage global perspectives on key issues of our time.
  • Organise and run 1 - 3 anti-racism / anti-discrimination awareness events/workshops aimed at the community, a statutory sector and the general public.
  • Work in consultation with individuals and groups from a migrant background to shape programmes that effectively meet their needs.
  • Carry out all administration associated with the role in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Provide regular, consistent & comprehensive reporting regarding developments, gaps or blocks.
  • Help meet the targets and goals of SDCP and collate reports for relevant funders/senior management.
  • To maintain strict confidentiality of personal information about service users and adhere to SDCP policies and procedures.
  • Participate fully and work effectively within the South Dublin County Partnership Emergency Migrant Response Team.
  • Other tasks and duties as and when required by the management.

Application Process

Applicants should pay particular attention to the essential and desirable criteria in the job description, your suitability and why you are the best candidate for this post in question.

Please send three copies of your up-to-date detailed CV (no more than 2 pages) and cover letter accompanied with completed confidential form marked Migrant Integration Project Worker / Ref: 59/2022 to:
Administration & Operations Department, South Dublin County Partnership, Unit D1, Nangor Road Business Park, Nangor Road, Dublin 12
OR alternatively email your application to jobs@sdcpartnership.ie – subject box to be marked Migrant Integration Project Worker / Ref: 59/2022

Closing date for receipt of applications: 19th August 2022
Note no late applications will be accepted.

South Dublin County Partnership is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Attachment Size
Application Form 725.36 KB

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
4th Aug, 2022
Region
South Dublin
Expiry Date
19th Aug, 2022