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We are a dynamic, award-winning human rights charity supporting migrants in crisis or at- risk, ensuring that their essential human needs are met and that they are able to overcome the barriers they face. We build community, challenge exclusion and discrimination, influence policy, improve services and inspire solidarity with migrants. 

 

 

 

 

Immigration Advisor (EU Settlement Scheme) (OISC level 2)

 

  • Location      London, multiple locations (main office in Bethnal Green)
  • Hours           35 hours per week
  • Duration      fixed-term contract to 31 March 2020
  • Category      Advice, Information, Legal
  • Sectors        Human rights, migrant rights
  • Salary: SCP Scale Pt 25 £32,397 inclusive of London weighting

 

We are looking for an energetic OISC Level 2 Immigration Adviser for an exciting new role providing immigration advice to homeless European migrants (and those with EU rights) in relation to the EU Settlement Scheme. Jointly with our EU Project Caseworker and led by our Advice Manager, you will take referrals for complex cases from Praxis advisers and other approved partners, exploring clients’ circumstances, submitting applications, supervising casework, monitoring service impact and casework trends, and raising awareness of the EU Settlement Scheme.

The ideal candidate will have an in-depth knowledge of the issues faced by migrants at risk and immigration legislation pertaining to EU migrants and their families. S/he will have an excellent understanding of challenges faced by this client group in applying for settlement, including destitution, homelessness, domestic violence issues and ‘no recourse to public funds’ status. S/he will be able to demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a range of stakeholders.

 

If you are interested in this post, please complete the attached application form and ensure that you tell us in the personal statement how you meet each one of person specification requirements. Please send your completed application to recruitment@praxis.org.uk

 

 

Closing date: midnight on 7 July 2019

 



 

APPLICATION FORM 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

 

IMMIGRATION CASEWORK SUPERVISOR (Interim)

 

Job Title: Immigration Casework Supervisor (Interim) accredited to OISC level 2/3 or IAAS level 2 with supervisor status

Responsible to: Advice Team Manager

Hours: 14 hours per week

Status: This is a temporary appointment initially for 6 months while we develop and recruit to the substantive post. 

Salary: £34,983 pro rata (NJC 28, actual salary £13,993pa, including London Weighting)

Holiday entitlement: 25 days plus statutory holidays (pro rata)
 

To apply, please complete our application form (below) and in your personal statement, please focus on how you meet the criteria marked PS in the person specification. 

 

Please submit your application to recruitment@praxis.org.uk by midnight on 7 July 2019


Job purpose
You will provide immigration casework supervision for Praxis Advisers (including OISC level 1-3 Advisers and Solicitors) who will be working on a range of projects for migrant clients (including specialist support for EEA clients, those who have experienced GBV/trafficking, destitution or homelessness, those with no recourse to public funds and those who are at risk and facing complex immigration situations). You will contribute to the team’s legal strategy and direction. You will hold a very small caseload if required to maintain your qualification.

 

 
 
 
 

 

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