Salary: £22,000 to £30,000 p.a depending on qualifications & experience
Location: Manchester (Oldham)
Are you ready for a new challenge?
Are you OISC Level 2, or level 3 qualified?
Do you have 12 months experience working in the immigration sector?
Do you want to work for a business with decades of legal experience?
A team of immigration specialists who boasts a consistent track record of successfully assisting corporate clients?
Working with Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 5 workers and even advising some of the UK’s leading immigration solicitors in specialist cases?
Then we have the role for you!
As my client’s Immigration Caseworker, you’ll be responsible for working alongside a team of immigration specialists, you will handle different caseloads up to OISC competence.
This may include asylum cases, immigration applications, appeals and judicial reviews. This is a challenging role suited to an ambitious Immigration Caseworker with excellent client care and interpersonal skill.
Represent clients before immigration judges, in person or in writing as required, including preparation of cases.
Draft witness statements, skeleton arguments, representations and other complex documents and letters using word-processor.
Preparation and management of applications to the Home Office.
Ensure all contact with the client and any other action taken in respect of cases is recorded on attendance notes and regularly updated on the database.
Liaise with Immigration Authorities, other agencies, and groups as required.
Interview and advise clients regarding Immigration law, procedure, and practice. Provide guidance to clients on completion of documents.
Attend clients in prison and detention centres and surgeries on occasions where appropriate.
Meet specified casework and other targets as set by Supervisor.
Keep up-to-date at all time with changes in Immigration/Asylum law by reading, attending training events and using a computer for reference purposes.
Complete any other records in connection with casework to meet company requirements, maintain statistics and update the Database, client files, using manual or computerised systems as appropriate and as required by Management.
So, what skills will you need to succeed?
OISC qualification Level 2 or Level 3.
12-month minimum experience of working in the immigration sector to OISC standards.
Excellent drafting skills.
Excellent communication and presentation skills.
A confident and determined approach.
A high degree of self-motivation and drive.
Ability to work to strict deadlines.
Be organised and methodical in your approach.
My client would also consider someone with IAAS accreditation.
LLB or Law related degree/diploma.
You should also have a commercial awareness and practical IT skills. It is essential that you have strong ethical standards, fantastic team spirit, but most importantly be humble and passionate about the work carried out.
Does this sound like you?
Are you ready for a new challenge?
If so, apply now!
If you feel you need more information, please feel free to ring Jamie at Authentic Recruitment.
Authentic Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Authentic Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
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