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Brent Community Law Centre has been providing high-quality legal advice and assistance in housing, debt, employment, welfare benefits, public law, community care and immigration and asylum to vulnerable, marginalised and disadvantaged client groups living, working and studying in Brent since 1972. We have always operated as a collective but have recently decided to create a new post of Director, to lead the organisation through a period of dynamic change, at the end of which we expect to be more efficient and effective in serving the needs of the most disadvantaged in our community
We are looking to recruit the following to join our small, friendly, effective team:
JOB TITLE: Asylum & Immigration Solicitor
SALARY: Salary: £30,978 - £32,778 per annum
HOURS: Full time - 40 hours per week
ACCOUNTABLE TO: Management Committee
MANAGED BY: Supervising Immigration Solicitor
JOB PURPOSE: To reduce poverty and improve the economic circumstances of vulnerable and disadvantaged people in Brent by providing legal advice and assistance in asylum and immigration law to those living, working or studying in Brent.
BCLC is seeking to recruit a full-time Asylum and Immigration Solicitor to join our existing immigration team, comprising 1 full-time solicitor and 1 full-time caseworker.
The post holder will be responsible for delivering the asylum matter starts we have been allocated by the LAA, including commencing and conducting certificated work, as well as undertaking fee-charging work for matters which are out of scope.
The post will also involve providing advice through our specialist telephone advice line and undertaking outreach work.
The post-holder will need to have at least two years’ experience of providing advice, casework and representation in asylum and immigration law.
Brent Community Law Centre is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all candidates who meet the person specification regardless of age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability or race.
For a copy of the Job Description, Person Specification and application pack, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: 5.00 p.m. on Sunday, 28th August 2017.