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Detainee Advocacy Coordinator

Gatwick Detainees Welfare Group (GDWG) are looking for a Detainee Advocacy Coordinator to support the charity’s vital and busy work providing emotional and practical support to people held in the two immigration removal centres at Gatwick Airport. We are currently developing our work to meet the rising numbers of people held in detention at Gatwick. We work closely with other NGOs to advocate for the rights of people in detention in the UK, and to call for an end to indefinite detention.

The ideal candidate will be experienced in working with asylum seekers and other migrants, and supporting vulnerable people, and will be familiar with the issues surrounding immigration detention. You will have either been a volunteer, or worked with volunteers, and preferably have been involved in delivering training. Good communication skills are essential, as are strong IT and administrative skills.

Contract: Initial one year contract, 4 or 5 days per week.
Annual leave: 25 days per annum (excluding bank holidays), pro-rata.
Salary: £21,000 – £23,000 per annum depending on experience, pro rata.
Location: Crawley

Please see attached forms for further information and to apply.
Person Specification
Job Description
Application Form
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

If you have any questions about the role or the application process, please contact James at James@gdwg.org.uk or on 01293 657070

Closing date for applications: Midnight, 29th October 2017
Interviews: Monday 6th November 2017

Updated 14th October 2017

Volunteers

We are also looking for volunteers for two roles with us: visitors and office caseworkers. We are based in Crawley but have volunteers travelling to us from across Sussex, Surrey and South London. If you are interested in finding out more please contact James at james@gdwg.org.uk

Please see attached role descriptions for further information:
Visitor role description
Office casework role description

Updated 9th May 2017

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Gatwick Detainees Welfare Group is a non-political group, who aim to assist detainees during their period of incarceration at Gatwick, and to improve conditions for detainees more generally.

Registered Charity Number 1124328
Lottery Funded

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