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Gypsy, Roma & Traveller (GRT) Advice and Guidance Officer
  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/33634/10525
  • Published: Thu 01/10/2020, 10:41 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 23/10/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 25.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £20,000
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Guildford

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Gypsy, Roma & Traveller (GRT) Advice and Guidance Officer

Full Address: Astolat, Coniers Way, New Inn Lane, Burpham, Guildford, GU4 7HL

Exact working hours: 25 hours per week

Any further details:

£28,000 per annum pro rata (Actual £20,000 per annum) + 5% employers pension contribution

This is a permanent contract at 25 hours a week. We are committed to flexible working. We expect the hours to be spread over 4 or 5 days during normal office hours (9am-5pm), but we are flexible as to which weekdays and hours are worked (in arrangement with your line manager).

A satisfactory Enhanced DBS check will be required to carry out this role.


  • 25 days holiday, and all English Bank Holidays (both pro rata), plus an additional 3 days pro rata between Christmas and New Year
  • Pension scheme, contributing 5% of salary.  Under auto-enrolement, eligibility to join is after three months
  • Flexitime system
  • Employee assistance programme
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Please note that this vacancy is not part of Surrey County Council, we are advertising this on behalf of a partnership organisation.

Job Details

25 hours per week. £28,000 pa pro rata (actual £20,000 per annum) plus 5% pension. 

Based in Burpham, Guildford. This post is a permanent contract.

Are you passionate about ensuring that the GRT community access support, receive good guidance and connect with local services?  Do you understand the challenges facing the GRT community?  Can you offer practical advice and support to those in need in areas of housing, health and benefits?

Surrey Community Action ( is seeking a skilled advice and guidance officer to work with individuals within the GRT communities in Surrey, providing practical advice and support to struggling families.  We want to hear from skilled individuals who combine excellent communication skills, practical advice skills, good organisation and partnership working. Previous experience working with the GRT community is essential.

A job description and personal specification for this role is available on our website or through Amanda Channer on 01483 566072 or email To apply for this role please email Amanda Channer a CV and a covering letter setting out why you feel you would be suitable for this role, making reference to the personal specification for the role.

The closing date for applications is 12noon on Friday 23rd October, with interviews scheduled for Wednesday 28th October. Depending on Government advice nearer the date regarding Covid-19, interviews may take place via the Zoom app.

We are passionate about equality and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Additional Information

Amanda Channer on 01483 566072 or email

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We are passionate about equality and so welcome applications from all sections of the community.