Immigration Caseworker

Switch Recruitment
£25,000 - £29,999
14 Jun 2019
19 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The Firm

Our client delivers high-quality legal advice to individuals and businesses locally and further afield, they are based and well located in the busy city of manchester. Staffed by a team of experts in Immigration law they are dedicated to excellence in client care, offering cost-effective, efficient and pragmatic advice they deliver tailored solutions.

The Role

We are now seeking an experienced Immigration Caseworker with IAAS/LAA Level 2 accreditation and strong Legal Aid experience to join a thriving practice in Manchester. Supervising the daily administration and support staff, the successful Immigration Caseworker will manage a complex and challenging caseload. Representing a variety of clients on all levels of immigration, drafting witness statements; asylum applications; appeals; providing written legal documentation; managing applications to the Home Office; providing advocacy in court; attending clients in various Immigration Detention Centres; liaising with Immigration Authorities; interviewing and; providing guidance to clients on completion of documents.

Additionally, the successful Immigration Caseworker will deliver presentations to various centres within the UK, attending and delivering training courses within the department when required.

The Candidate

Applications are welcome from IAAS Immigration and Asylum Caseworkers with at least one years' experience.

Ideally, you will have an excellent academic background having obtained an LLB or law degree as well as being fully Accredited to Immigration and Asylum Accreditation Scheme Level

With extensive knowledge of Legal Aid restrictions.

Compassion for this field of work with an empathetic nature and ability to communicate clearly at all levels will be a fundamental skill for this role.

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