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Gateway Assessment Officer
The London Irish Centre

Job Description

Gateway Assessment Officer


Full Time – 35 hours per week

Up to £30,000 pa, depending on experience


The London Irish Centre is the Irish Heart of London. Our Mission is to empower and enrich lives through Irish community and culture.

For over sixty years, we’ve been proud to provide vital frontline welfare services to multi-generational Irish diaspora in London, whilst instilling positive impact within local communities through education, entertainment and cultural awareness. Our commitment lies in meeting the wants and needs of our shared communities, now and for the future.


Are you an experienced, passionate, health or social care professional looking for a new challenge? Are you ready to contribute your talent and drive to a leading charity with a strong vision and values in the next phase of its development?

We are currently looking for someone able to represent the LIC as the first point of contact on their services journey. Someone who represents and embodies our core values of compassion & inclusivity and with a sense of community. Ensuring that the needs of the people we are serve are accurately assessed and support provided at the earliest opportunity. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced individual to take on this new role at an exciting for everyone associated with the LIC.

This highly rewarding role requires an empathetic, dynamic and resilient person, someone who is naturally intuitive, can read situations and people easily, remains calm under pressure and thrives in a crisis. You will be able to hold space for people in distress, without judgement and have a passion for empowering people at times of need.

In this exciting role no two days are the same.

The deadline for applications is 9am, Monday 23rd August 2021. 

The London Irish Centre is a London Living Wage and Equal Opportunities employer.

We actively encourage applications from diverse backgrounds, communities and industries, and are committed to having a team that is made up of diverse skills, experiences and abilities. We encourage BAME and disabled applicants and value the positive impact that difference has on our teams. We are committed to equality and diversity within our workforce and all opportunities provided by the LIC. Whilst our offices have some barriers to access, we are taking steps to resolve these, and in the meantime continue to encourage interest from applicants who require reasonable adjustments within the workplace.