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Archive | August, 2019

JOBS: OISC Caseworkers at Manuel Bravo

Manuel Bravo Project provides free legal advice for people seeking asylum in Leeds. The Project employs OISC level 3 Case Workers and benefits from a large team of volunteers including barristers, solicitors, law students and other individuals giving their time to assist people who are unable to find adequate legal support. The Project is regulated […]

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Home Office Welcome Guide for new refugees – but not quite the final versions…

The Home Office has published a welcome guide for new refugees. The guide has been adapted from the one that is provided to refugees arriving through the Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme. It contains useful information about how to make contact with the services that can help refugees once they have been granted refugee or Humanitarian […]

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Resource of the week #87: Home Office Indicators of Integration Framework 2nd version 2019

The Home Office has recently released (June 2019) the second version of the Indicators of Integration, first released in 2004.  The framework is intended to provide ‘practical ways to design more effective strategies, monitor services and evaluate integration interventions’.  It is encouraging that integration is recognised as a shared responsibility and works on the assumption […]

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MH Strategy Counsultation Event: Improving support to people from BAME groups – 17th September

Consultation Workshop – Mental Health Strategy consultation 2020-2025. This is an opportunity to share your views to ensure the mental health strategy is meeting the needs of the local population and to share your experiences and knowledge in shaping this key strategy, and to be a part of the conversation to make services better for […]

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Changes to the Asylum Help Telephone line

As you will know from previous posts, the telephone and web support for Asylum Seekers is changing. The old Asylum Help telephone number is now obsolete It has been replaced by the Migrant Help First Response Centre (FRC) – 0808 8010 503 which is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year The service offered […]

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Job: Mental health Support Worker @PAFRAS £18,063 pa actual salary

We are currently looking to recruit a Mental Health Support Worker who will work alongside the Mental Health Assessment Worker. The post will focus on mental health assessments and group work, providing first contact support and referral-on case work to refugees and asylum seekers in Leeds; working from the weekly drop-in, PAFRAS offices and partner organisations. Download the […]

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