Immigration Caseworker

Recruiter
RKRS Legal
Location
Birmingham
Salary
Not specified
Posted
20 May 2019
Closes
17 Jun 2019
Ref
RM193
Contact
RKR ADMIN
Practice area
Immigration
Position
Paralegal
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
REF: RM193

We are currently working with a multi service firm, who due to continued growth are now looking for a Level 2 IAAS Accredited Immigration Caseworker/Solicitor to join their firm on a permanent full time basis.

The job role comprises the following duties:
  • attending and advising clients at all stages of their case
  • managing own caseload
  • preparing applications for the Home Office
  • preparing cases for hearing at the Immigration Tribunal
  • representing clients at the Immigration Tribunal
  • drafting skeleton arguments and written representations
  • drafting grounds of appeal to the Upper Tribunal
  • drafting pre action protocol letters
  • applying for legal aid funding
  • conducting cases within the legal aid framework
  • establishing and developing key contacts with stakeholders
  • development of internal working procedures and practices to promote high levels of client care and service, maximise efficiency and financial return
The successful candidate will have the following attributes:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organisation, prioritisation and administrative skills
  • The ability to use initiative and work well under pressure / to deadlines
  • The ability to multi-task
  • IT literate in all Microsoft Office packages
  • Understand and observe confidentiality and data protection policies and procedures
  • Personable but professional, including appearance
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing work priorities and working hours
  • A team player
  • Work within agreed organisational protocols
Vacancy Information:
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary Range: DOE
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Working Hours: Monday-Friday (full-time)
  • Reference: RM193