Voices in Exile is recruiting for the post of immigration caseworker

Job Title:                     Immigration caseworker

Responsible to:        Immigration caseworker manager; Director

Status:                         Part-time: 3-4 days pw – negotiable

Contract:                    Permanent

Hours:                         21-28h pw

Salary:                         NJC pay scale entry point SP19 (£29,777 FTE)(OISC L1) or SP20 (£30, 296 FTE)(OISC L2)

Holiday entitlement:      25 days per annum pro rata, with 1 additional day per year for every completed year of service up to a maximum of 30 days

We are looking for someone for a demanding but rewarding and evolving role at Voices in Exile as an immigration caseworker accredited at a minimum at OISC L1 and ideally OISC L2 or higher. The post holder will be flexible and skilled, with an essential interest in and experience of working with migrant and refugee clients, many of whom have additional complex needs. You will work closely with our immigration caseworker manager to provide one-to-one specialist immigration advice and casework to migrant and refugee clients in Brighton & Hove and across East and West Sussex in the areas of immigration & asylum (up to OISC L2). We actively welcome applications from those with lived and relevant experience – please see the job description and person specification below.

Regular supervision and support and in-house and on-the-job training will be provided, as well as external training on specific issues where needed. However you will need to be ready to step immediately into a busy advice environment with the necessary confidence, skills and knowledge to begin to deliver advice and casework to an existing caseload with appropriate support.

You will need to have permission to work in the UK.

Application deadline: Monday 20th May at 9am

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 29th May at Voices’ offices in Kemptown


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