Caseworker, Female (Afghan Refugees)

Location: Hackney

Contract: Fixed Term, until April 2027, with the possibility of extension

Salary: Circa £28,500 pro rata / £14,250 per annum

Hours: 18,75 hours per week

We are looking for a Caseworker to join our integration team and support Afghan New Arrivals to resettle in the borough of Hackney.

Groundwork deliver a series of innovative social integration programmes focused on supporting migrants and refugees integrate into life in the UK, through a programme of holistic activities including, language, employment support and cultural/community activities.

As a Caseworker, you will be allocated specifically to the Hackney Afghan Resettlement service, and will be responsible for intensive casework, with a focus on Afghan women. You will be set key performance indicators set by Hackney Council. The work will include supporting families to set up home with furniture, supporting with accessing services such as schools, GP’s, and making phone calls, advocating on behalf of the families, specifically focusing on the integration of women.

Groundwork London works with communities across the capital to transform their lives and the places where they live. We have been at the forefront of social and environmental regeneration in London for over 25 years, and today we have a simple mission: to create better places, improve people’s prospects. Groundwork are passionate about creating a future where every neighbourhood is vibrant, every community is strong and able to shape its own destiny, and no-one is held back by their background or circumstances.

Please contact us if you have:

  • Experience in case work and managing complex cases
  • Strong understanding of the challenges Afghan new arrivals face in London
  • Understanding of UK systems and services
  • Female Farsi/Dari or Pashto speaker is required
Apply now!

To apply for the job download the Job Description & Person Specification, Application Form and Groundwork Career Prospectus below.

Job Description & Person Specification

Application Form

Groundwork Career Prospectus

Please send your application form and recruitment monitoring form quoting reference ‘1121/CAR’

We will be shortlisting and interviewing candidates in stages, as applications are received for the role, so the role may be filled before the closing date.

For further information and to discuss the role please contact Danielle Johnson at

Closing date for applications: Monday, 12th June 2023

Interview date: Monday, 19th June 2023

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer, however due to the nature of this role, this post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Sch. 9, Pt 1, Para 1; in this instance there is a Genuine Occupational Requirement to recruit a female applicant only.