35 Hours per week
Starting Salary £30,525 - £39,981
NJC scale SP 31-42
Fixed term 1 year, Full Time
Southwark Law Centre is seeking to recruit an experienced immigration caseworker based at our busy office in Peckham. The post is funded by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation and is a partnership with Project 17. The caseworker will primarily provide consultancy and take referrals requiring specialist immigration advice from the Project 17 advice team.
You will work as part of a highly skilled staff team that also provide specialist advice in housing, welfare rights, employment and public law.
You will provide expert advice, advocacy, casework and Tribunal representation
You will have Immigration and Asylum Accreditation Level 2 or higher, or OISC Level 3 and at least 2 years recent, professional experience of providing immigration casework in a legal or advice setting, including representation at tribunals.
You will be aware of continuing changes to immigration and asylum law and practice. You will have a clear understanding of the application of Judicial Review immigration and asylum cases.
Southwark Law Centre is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.
Terms and conditions include:
- Excellent Pension Scheme
- 35 hour working week (candidates wishing to job share/work part time will be considered)
- Flexible working policy
- 30 days’ holiday plus bank holidays (Full Time – pro rata part time)
For an application pack please visit: www.southwarklawcentre.org.uk
Closing date for applications: Monday 30th January 2017
Interviews: Friday 10th February 2017