Asylum Lawyer/Caseworkers, Immigration Advice Service


Job title: Asylum Lawyer/Caseworkers

Organisation: Immigration Advice Service

Location: Hybrid remote in Oldham

Salary: £24,000.00-£35,000.00

Deadline for receipt of applications:

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About the role and how to apply:

The Role:

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

The role holder will undertake casework and manage a specific caseload up to level of competence/accreditation in relation to Asylum and Detention matters.

This may include asylum cases, immigration applications, appeals and judicial reviews. This is a challenging role suited to an ambitious 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.
  • Required ( IAAS Level 2 with advocacy experience) and the IAS are seeking applications from suitably qualified and motivated applicants for this exciting position. *Candidates without IAAS Level 2 will not be considered*
  • IAS employ a team of immigration specialists who boasts a consistent track record of successfully assisting corporate clients.
  • Basic Salary: Competitive and negotiable depending on qualifications & experience

Benefits Offered Include:

  • Life insurance
  • Generous Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Flexible working hours & supportive workplace culture
  • Private medical/dental insurance
  • Wellness programs
  • Company events & social hours
  • Education reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Sickness Income Protection
  • Development opportunities and support offered to candidates willing to grow & progress

IAS are an equal opportunities employer, we value equality, inclusion and diversity.

We welcome applications from qualified candidates regardless of protected characteristics, what’s important is that you have the requisite skills, competencies, experience and talent to bring value to the role.

All applicants must possess right to work documents and be free from restrictions to work within the UK.

All employees of IAS have a duty to:

  • Work within the spirit of IAS Equal Opportunities Policy at all times
  • Take due care of their own Health and Safety and that of others in their working environment
  • Ensure that their work conforms to IAS standards of accuracy and quality
  • Observe client confidentiality

Document Date
Friday December 22, 2023