Bilingual Family Mentor - English and Turkish/Kurdish speaking

We are looking for a bilingual family mentor to support our Turkish (and ideally Kurdish) clients in Islington.

You will be responsible for providing information and support to improve the health and wellbeing of families from local communities, using a whole family approach, engaging fathers and extended family members. Families will be primarily, but not exclusively, from refugee and migrant communities in North London. You will work with women and families from refugee and migrant communities in the community to identify their needs,undertake initial assessments, needs and outcome planning in partnership with each client, provide a range of bilingual support including advocacy in healthcare and other relevant areas, informing clients about entitlements and options and referral to specialist services and facilitate access for clients to local universal services, in particular local Bright Start and family services. You will also support families to achieve independence and become integrated into a broad range of local provision through access to childcare, training and access to employment, as well as establishing robust peer networks.

Job title: Family Mentor – Bilingual English and Turkish/Kurdish speaking

Hours: 14 hours per week

Salary: NCJ Scale 2 point 5-8, (£24,373.45-25,715.57 fte) Part-time posts will be pro-rata according to contracted hours.

Contract: 6 months contract, subject to satisfactory probationary period.

How to apply

We will be offering interviews on a rolling basis, so please submit your application as soon as possible. Please note that on occasion, posts may close earlier than the closing date due to receiving suitable application/interviewing a successful candidate. This is why early applications are therefore advised.

For a recruitment pack or an informal chat about this post, please download the application pack below and email it to or email for the application.

Closing date: Monday, 28th November 2022 at 9am 

Interviews: On rolling basis as and when applications are received / w/c 28th November 2022

Manor Gardens Welfare Trust follows safer recruitment procedures, and all successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. Any disclosures within a DBS check do not necessarily prevent an individual from taking up a position with us, and we encourage those with questions about this to contact us to discuss further.

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