ASYLUM CASEWORKER

Location
Birmingham
Salary
Depending on experience
Posted
06 Jun 2018
Closes
04 Jul 2018
Ref
NJ02330561
Contact
Nell Jones
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Join this specialist immigration firm with great career potential

The Firm
This specialist immigration firm with offices across the UK is committed to providing immediate and effective help to clients in all areas of immigration law; this includes advising via Skype and phone as well as by email or in person.  A substantial volume of instructions comes from personal recommendation and the firm is proud of its excellent reputation and commitment to providing a first-class service to its clients. As a result of continuing expansion, a vacancy has now arisen for an experienced asylum caseworker to join the firm in the Birmingham office.

The Role
You will be attending clients held in detention, advising them on a range of matters relating to immigration and asylum applications and assisting them with the completion of the relevant documentation; undertaking casework relating to the preparation and management of those applications to the Home Office including undertaking advocacy in court, including making extension applications in relation to Legal Aid funding.  The firm encourages all members of staff to undertake additional outreach work, such as liaising with local communities and making presentations, which may involve some out-of-office travel.

The Candidate
Our client is looking for an experienced caseworker who is fully conversant with the Legal Aid and IAS requirements:
Possesses excellent drafting and document production skills, with a strong command of English grammar and spelling:
Has a meticulously detailed approach, with excellent record-keeping ability;
Have excellent communication skills, with the ability to explain complex matters in clear, accessible language;
And is a robust and determined negotiator and advocate.

ASYLUM CASEWORKER
For further details of this asylum caseworker vacancy, please contact Nell quoting reference NJ02330561




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