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Contract type: Fixed term or secondment until July 2023
Interview date: Tuesday 30 August 2022
Application closing date: Sunday 14 August 2022 at 23:59 GMT
The GLA’s migration team is seeking to recruit an experienced officer to work on supporting new arrivals from Hong Kong.
We are looking for someone with an excellent understand of the policy issues impacting Hongkongers and experience of developing policy or projects within a political environment. We particularly welcome applications from people with experience of migration and from within the Hong Kong community.
The successful candidate will deliver projects that contribute to the welcome and integration of new arrivals from Hong Kong. They will be expected to work strategically with other departments and stakeholders to further work that supports Hongkongers to navigate their new city, access their rights and entitlements, and feel like they belong.
An offer of employment will be subject to pre-employment checks which will include additional due diligence given the nature of the work undertaken by our team. Information will be provided at the offer stage and will require your consent.
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.
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