The initial focus of your work will be a project with Refugee Action. SIDE is helping Refugee Action research and develop guidance on how frontline UK asylum organisations should deliver their services during Covid-19. What is the best way to help asylum seekers remotely? How do we communicate that to dozens of busy frontline asylum organisations?
We recently launched Coronavirus Asylum Handbook and anticipate we will build on that. Other initial challenges might include:
We are looking for someone who:
If we are looking for one key attribute, it is an ability to put yourself in the users' shoes and imagine things from their perspective.
These are crazy times, so we are looking for a crazy person! This job may have to be fully remote for a while, so we are particularly focused on finding someone who is self-motivated, self-reliant and has a brilliant sense of initiative.
Internally we use Slack, Zoom and, if we are remembering to be good, Trello.
We’d ideally like to hire someone in London, as we like working face to face. (We hope to work some of the time face-to-face, once the lockdown is over.) That said, in light of the current situation, we will consider applications from anywhere. For this role, talent and attitude is more important than location!
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