|Salary||£24,174 – £27,358 (depending upon |
|Closes||12 noon – 16thSeptember 2019|
|Job Type||Must be prepared to train to OISC-level 2|
|Contract Type||Temporary contract – 1stOctober 2019 – 31stSeptember 2020|
|Interviews||23rd September 2019 Successful candidates will be notified after the closing date|
If you are interested in this post, please complete the attached application form and use the personal statement space to tell us how you meet the person specification requirements.
ASIRT provides vital services to people subject to immigration control throughout the West Midlands- including asylum seekers, visa ‘overstayers’ and EU citizens. We provide legal representation and advocacy for newly arrived and
We work with migrants who are homeless and destitute, and have developed expertise and specialist provision in this area. We work in partnership with a number of other organisations, both statutory and voluntary, under the umbrella of the Destitution Support Steering Group.
We provide OISC accredited immigration advice and representation to people subject to immigration control, helping to find pathways out of destitution and into regularisation. We have secured funding via the local authority to provide level one advice and advocacy. Additionally, the caseworker will provide advice and guidance to non-specialist generalist agencies to support the client group. This will include briefings as well as telephone support/in reach. The caseworker will be responsible for managing their own caseload.
The Immigration Adviser will provide immigration advice to people subject to immigration control and their dependents, working under the supervision of the Senior Immigration Caseworker and the Manager. While the post is presently at Level 1 OISC accreditation, assisting amongst other things with children’s citizenship applications, EU Settled Status applications, and requests to remove conditions denying recourse to public funds from grants of limited leave to remain, the expectation is that the successful candidate will be prepared to work towards level 2 OISC accreditation.
This role requires someone with experience in supporting vulnerable people, including people with complex and multiple needs with a good working knowledge of safeguarding. The post holder will work jointly with other agencies to help clients access services which support better health, social,economic outcomes and have experience of building strong, effective partnerships. The Immigration adviser must be able to work in a busy service environment and be committed to playing a part in shaping and developing services to enable clients to move towards recovery.
Please apply using the application form on the website and return to firstname.lastname@example.org
For further information please contact:
Tel: 0121 213 5893