Caseworker – Asylum

Location
Nottingham
Salary
£16500 - £23000 per annum
Posted
19 Jul 2019
Closes
16 Aug 2019
Ref
RD05195961
Contact
Ricardo Dacosta
Practice area
Immigration, Public law
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Possess IAAS accreditation? Niche practice in Nottinghamshire seeks caseworker on a permanent basis.

Joining our client’s thriving practice located in Nottingham, the successful caseworker will utilise their experience in this field to manage a complex caseload of active asylum matters. Immigration and Asylum Accreditation Scheme accreditation at Level 1 or 2 will be essential.

Responsibilities
• Asylum claims for adults
• Acting for unaccompanied minors
• Extension applications
• Appeals
• High Court matters
• Fresh claims
• Human rights cases
• Victims of modern slavery or trafficking
• Legal Aid applications

The Candidate
• A paralegal, legal executive or caseworker with solid asylum experience
• An accredited member of the Immigration and Asylum Accreditation Scheme (IAAS) for immigration and asylum at Level 1 or 2
• Being educated up to degree level is desirable
• Possesses outstanding communication skills both verbal and written
• Previous Legal Aid experience is highly advantageous
• Highly organised, prioritising own workload to meet tight deadlines
• The ability to prepare appeals to the IAC is essential for senior caseworkers

The Firm
Our client is a niche practice, who enjoy an excellent reputation and enviable level of staff retention. Staffed by a team of dedicated professionals who are all experts in their chosen field, they pride themselves on client care, delivering a personable and tailored service to both individuals and businesses. Truly committed to a team ethos, there is a positive and supportive atmosphere and the firm looks to financially reward commitment and effort. Achieving great things for the last few years, this firm shows no signs of slowing down and are well placed to enjoy continued success.

Benefits
• Generous holiday allowance
• Flexible working arrangements
• Pension scheme
• Easily accessible location with good transport links
• Modern, open plan office

Caseworker – Asylum

For further details of this Asylum Caseworker vacancy, please contact Ricardo on 01954 208079 quoting reference RD05195961

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