We are looking for a part-time project worker (21 hours per week) to work about suicide prevention for Kurdish, Turkish and Cypriot Turkish people in Hackney in collaboration with The City & Hackney BME Access service. You will need to speak English and Turkish. Speaking Kurdish (Kurmanci) would be a great advantage. The salary for this post is pro rata of £24,986. This is a fixed term contract until the end of March 2020.

We are also looking sessional health advocates to work in GP surgeries in Hackney. The people interested have to speak Turkish and English. Speaking Kurmanchi would be desirable. Sessional advocacy is paid an hourly rate of £13.29.

We are committed to providing the best possible service to our clients. We take our equal opportunities policies very seriously. We take pride in being professional, efficient and caring.
We are looking to employ someone who:

 Is competent, confident and caring
 Is good at working independently as well as part of a team
 Has experience of working with vulnerable people
 Has knowledge of the issues facing the Kurdish and Turkish communities.

You can request the application pack from Zafer Kursun at Deadline for receipt of applications is 28th May 2019 12 noon. Please send them to

Only those short-listed will be informed of the result.

Please submit your application electronically addressing the points in the person specification.


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