Abstract Men and Woman Heads with gears and LightBulb iconsSocial Services Europe aims to strengthen the profile and position of social services and to promote the role of not-for-profit social service providers throughout Europe. As a partner, Eurodiaconia supports Social Services Europe in the planning and implementation of the research project Third-country social and care service professionals”.

As part of the project, Social Services Europe is looking for a Researcher to carry out independent research at the European level on existing and effective interventions at national and local levels that unlock the potential of third-country nationals to meet the increasing demand for social and care services in Europe. More specifically, the objective is to identify policies that support the effective engagement of migrants in the sector while also contributing to their overall social integration. The research would look at studies and research on the integration of migrants into the labor market and recruitment and retention of staff in the social services sector. Moreover, the research would assess promising practices of social service provision and provide an in-depth analysis of the environment which enables the development of such services.

The deadline for applications is 22 March 2019.

To learn more about the call for tenders, please check the full requirements.