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Contract type: Fixed term or secondment until March 2023
Interview date: Thursday 01 September or Friday 02 September 2022
Application closing date: Sunday 14 August 2022 at 23:59 GMT
The GLA’s Social Integration team is seeking to recruit an experienced officer to work on supporting Londoners with insecure immigration status.
We are looking for someone with an excellent understanding of the policy issues impacting Londoners with insecure status and with strong project management skills and experience.
The successful candidate will oversee a programme of work and lead policy work aimed at supporting Londoners to resolve their citizenship and settlement needs, increasing the accessibility and reach of immigration advice and casework services in London and challenging the hostile environment. They will be expected to work strategically with funders, local authorities and other public organisations and with civil society to promote innovation and proactively share learning.
An online information session will be held for candidates to find out more about the role and the work of the team. The online session is taking place at 16:15 on Wednesday 03 August.
This role will be based at London Fire Brigade’s Head Office (Union Street SE1 0LL). GLA staff are hybrid working up to 3 days a week in our offices and remotely depending on their role. As part of this, you will need to split your time between home working and coming into the office.
London's diversity is its biggest asset and we strive to ensure our workforce reflects London's diversity at all levels. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability. We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority ethnic candidates and disabled candidates who are currently underrepresented in our workforce.
We are committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We would welcome applications from candidates who are seeking part time work as this role is open to job share. In addition to a good salary package, we offer an attractive range of benefits including 30 days’ annual leave, interest free season ticket loan, interest free bicycle loan and a career average pension scheme.
Diversifying Leadership is a careers platform dedicated to increasing diversity and representation in management and leadership.
Diversifying Leadership exists under the umbrella of Diversifying Jobs, part of Diversifying Group – a Diversity and Inclusion Services organisation.
Diversifying Group (formerly BAME Recruitment) provide a blend of Talent Attraction, Executive Search, Recruitment Marketing, Events, Training and Consultancy Services to support organisations on their journey to inclusive working.
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