Post Detention Caseworker-Vacancy

An exciting new opportunity has arisen with Samphire for a Post Detention Project caseworker

Samphire’s vision is for a society which is inclusive and compassionate towards migrants. We seek to improve the lives of people released from immigration detention and experiencing destitution in the UK, and to support the development of well-informed, cohesive and diverse communities in the Dover area and beyond.

The Post Detention Support Project facilitates the integration and ease the effects of destitution on ex-detainees (nationwide) who have very limited or no support from the government, and to challenge attitudes towards migrants by raising awareness about immigration and indefinite detention in the UK.

Post Detention Support Project Caseworker

£21,695 – £24,012 pro rata
Permanent, Part-time, 15 hours over three days with 10-1pm covered

The Post Detention Caseworker provides support to people who are released from immigration detention in the UK with the aim of alleviating destitution, improving their quality of life and facilitating integration into their local communities. The Caseworker contributes to the smooth running of the Post Detention project.

Through our freephone helpline the caseworker will advise former detainees on their rights and entitlements, enable them to access essential services and empower them to take action that will improve their lives. Through contributing to Samphire’s policy and advocacy work they will seek to influence the wider debate about migration for the benefit of our client group and society more generally. 

For a Job Description & Person Specification and Equal Opportunities Form, please click on the following links:

Post Detention Caseworker JD & Person Specification

Equal Opportunities Form

If you are disabled and require reasonable adjustments please get in touch.

Please send your CV and cover letter that addresses all points at Person Specification and outlines why you are suited and passionate working towards creating the society which is inclusive and compassionate towards migrants to (subject line: Post Detention Caseworker) along with a completed Equality data form.

For further questions, please contact Indre Lechtimiakyte, Legal and Migrant Support Manager on or 01304 242755.

The deadline for applications is 5pm on 18th of May 2022. Interviews will be held on the 23rd, 24th, 25th May.
This post is permanent with funding currently secured for two years from the National Lottery Reaching Communities Fund.