Caseworker

Recruiter
Brook Street UK
Location
Leeds
Salary
£22000 - £25000/annum
Posted
21 Jul 2017
Closes
20 Aug 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My client has an amazing opportunity for a experienced caseworker to join their team based in Leeds. You must have knowledge and fully accredited in Immigration/Asylum law procedures and have practiced within this sector.

They are looking for the idea candidate who can undertake casework and manage a caseload up to level of competence/accreditation.

To provide written and verbal representation, including advocacy in court, for clients seeking assistance in the Immigration/Asylum law field in accordance with Legal Aid Specialist Quality Mark Standards, legal policy, in preparation and management of applications to the Home Office, and to advise clients regarding procedures and practice.

Main Duties:

Liaise with Immigration Authorities, other agencies, and groups as required, conducting interview and giving advice to clients Immigration/Asylum 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. Supervise support staff when they provide direct administrative and secretarial support.

Undertake outreach work as required by Management, including liaising with ethnic communities, delivering talks and presentations to groups, and visiting other groups and centres as appropriate. Work from various locations as reasonably required by management.

All employees of IAS have a duty to:

Ensure that their work conforms to the LSC Quality Assurance Standards as implemented in the IAS Manual, and other IAS approved policies and procedures

Work within the spirit of IAS Equal Opportunities Policy at all times

If you have the experience, skills and the neccessary qualification, then please apply direct on line