Outreach & Engagement Officer

Location: London | Full-time | £24,000 to £28,000 per annum

Renaisi has been delivering RISE to support refugees in 10 boroughs in North & East London into sustainable employment since 2017, and funding is in place until 2022. This project is funded by the European Social Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund. This role is full time on the RISE project and funded by ESF and the National Lottery Community Fund.

The purpose of our Employment Programmes is to assist hard to reach communities back into the labour market by providing individuals with direction through a specially designed menu of services. These services include engagement, diagnostic assessment, employability skills, advice and guidance, signposting to specialist provision and short vocational courses, jobsearch, assistance with interviews, and in work support.

About the role:

This role will involve engaging with target groups and registering them onto our employment programmes, particularly through refugee community organisations and charity groups, Jobcentre Plus and the Local Authority.

  • To engage with partner organisations and build referral and signposting mechanisms that add value to services
  • To conduct eligibility and initial assessments and refer ineligible participants to alternative p provision
  • To adhere to eligibility criteria and the requirements of the contracts in terms of information and evidence provided for enrolment.
  • To promote the services Renaisi Works provides within local communities and to referral agencies.
  • Keep accurate customer files and records, paper based and electronic, and produce output evidence stencils for the compilation of monitoring returns for our funders.

What we are looking for:

As much as we’re looking for someone with the relevant skills, knowledge and experience, we are also looking for someone who wants to make a difference to communities, organisations and places. We’re passionate about that and you’ll need to be too!

Please read the job description and personal specification.

How to apply:

Please apply via our job portal with a CV and 1 page covering letter outlining your skills and experience against the job description and personal specification and a description on why you would like to work for Renaisi. Alternatively, please send a CV and cover letter via post to: Emma Smail, Haggerston Community Centre, 8 Lovelace Street, E8 4FF.

CLOSING DATE: 5pm on Thursday, 16th May 2019 applications received after this time will not be considered.

Interviews will take place w/c 20th May 2019.

Renaisi is an equal opportunities employer.



CLOSING DATE: 5pm on Thursday, 16th May 2019– applications received after this time will not be considered.

Interviews will take place on w/c 20th May 2019.


If you have any queries in relation to the role, please contact Emma Smail by email: e.smail@renaisi.com.

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