Gypsy, Roma & Traveller (GRT) Advice & Guidance Officer- Surrey Community Action

This post is a permanent contract. 25 hours per week, with flexible working and occasional evenings and weekends.

£28,000 pa pro rata (£20,000 pa actual) + 5% employers pension contribution.

Based in Burpham, Guildford, with travel throughout Surrey.

Are you passionate about ensuring that the Gypsy, Roma and Traveller (GRT) community access support, receive good guidance and connect with local services? Do you understand the challenges facing the GRT community? Can you offer practical advice and support to those in need in areas of housing, health and benefits?

Surrey Community Action is seeking a skilled advice and guidance officer to work with individuals within the GRT communities in Surrey, providing practical advice and support to struggling families. We want to hear from experienced individuals who combine excellent communication skills, practical advice skills, good organisational abilities and knowledge of partnership working. Previous involvement in working with the GRT community is essential.

To apply for this role please read the job description and person specification email Amanda Channer with a CV and a covering letter setting out why you feel you would be suitable for this opportunity, making reference to the personal specification for the role.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Friday 23 October, with interviews scheduled for Wednesday 28 October. Depending on Government advice nearer the date regarding Covid-19, interviews may take place via the Zoom app.

We are passionate about equality and welcome applications from all sections of the community.