Overview

Immigration Caseworker Job at Immigration Advice Service in Home Based

Job Description



We currently have vacancies for an Immigration Lawyer/Caseworkers (OISC Qualified), applicants can be based anywhere in the UK. This role is specifically focused on providing immigration advice to clients on the phones or via video conferencing.

**Candidates without OISC qualification and relevant experience of immigration law will not be considered**

We are seeking applications from suitably qualified and motivated applicants for this exciting position.

IAS employ a team of immigration specialists who boasts a consistent track record of successfully assisting corporate clients.

Some benefits offered include:

· Flexible working hours (choice of 8am – 11am start)

· Private medical/dental insurance

· Life assurance

· Sickness Income Protection

· Education reimbursement

· Company events & social hours

· Wellness programs

· Salary is dependent on experience and accreditation/qualification/registration

· Bonus scheme available- Pay rise and bonus of up to 20% salary available on completion of targets. 70% achieved a salary increase and 46% received a bonus in 2019

· 28 days holidays including bank holidays

· Generous contributory pension scheme

· Flexible working & supportive workplace culture

· Development opportunities offered to candidates willing to work hard & progress

· Support & training offered to gain higher accreditation with the OISC

The Role:

As an Immigration Caseworker working for a reputable firm as IAS, you will work alongside a team of immigration specialists, handling different caseloads up to OISC competence.

This may include

· immigration applications to the Home Office

· providing advice to clients regarding procedure and practice

· providing written and verbal representation, including advocacy in court, for clients seeking assistance in the Immigration law field in accordance with the OISC Code of Standards.

This is a challenging role suited to an ambitious Immigration Caseworker with excellent client care and interpersonal skills.

Key Functions:

· Represent clients before immigration judges, in person or in writing as required, including preparation of cases.

· Draft witness statements, skeleton arguments, representations and other complex documents and letters using word-processor.

· Preparation and management of applications to the Home Office.

· Ensure all contact with the client and any other action taken in respect of cases is recorded on attendance notes and regularly updated on the database.

· Liaise with Immigration Authorities, other agencies, and groups as required.

· Interview and advise clients regarding Immigration law, procedure, and practice. Provide guidance to clients on completion of documents.

· Attend clients in prison and detention centres and surgeries on occasions where appropriate.

· Meet specified casework and other targets as set by Supervisor.

· Keep up-to-date at all time with changes in Immigration/Asylum law by reading, attending training events and using a computer for reference purposes.

· Complete any other records in connection with casework to meet company requirements, maintain statistics and update the Database, client files, using manual or computerised systems as appropriate and as required by Management.

You should also have a commercial awareness and practical IT skills. It is essential that you have strong ethical standards, fantastic team spirit, but most importantly be humble and passionate about the work carried out.

Does this sound like you?

Are you ready for a new challenge?

If so, apply now!

About You:

So, what skills will you need to succeed?

· OISC qualification Level 1, 2 or 3

· 12-month minimum experience of working in the immigration sector to OISC standards.

· Excellent drafting skills.

· Excellent communication and presentation skills.

· A confident and determined approach.

· A high degree of self-motivation and drive.

· Ability to work to strict deadlines.

· Be organised and methodical in your approach.

· Candidates with IAAS accreditation will be considered.

· LLB or Law related degree/diploma.

**Candidates without OISC qualification and relevant experience of immigration law will not be considered**

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: £20,000.00-£30,000.00 per year

COVID-19 considerations:
Interviews will be held on Video/Microsoft Teams/Zoom

Work remotely:

About Company

Company: Immigration Advice Service

Company Location:  Home Based

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