Immigration Caseworker/Solicitor

Recruiter
Central England Law Centre
Location
Birmingham
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Jul 2017
Expires
21 Jul 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Do you want to make a difference to people's lives?

Salary negotiable up to GBP31,942 based on experience and qualifications

We seek an experienced caseworker to manage a specialist immigration/asylum advice caseload.

Central England Law Centre is the UK's largest Law Centre, with a national reputation for innovation and excellence in its legal practice. Following the opening of an office in Birmingham in late 2013, Coventry Law Centre agreed a change to its name to create Central England Law Centre, comprising two 'operating organisations': Coventry Law Centre, whose activities focus on Coventry and Warwickshire, and Birmingham Community Law Centre, whose activities focus on Birmingham.

You will join our established and well respected team at Birmingham Community Law Centre. BCLC meets local community advice needs in the second most deprived neighbourhood in Birmingham, where the migrant population is 76% We deal with welfare benefits and debts as well as an assortment of other legal issues for the local established migrant community.

We also offer specialist expertise in migrants' rights through a city wide network of organisations, within which we have built a strong reputation for undertaking complex and challenging casework in community care and public law.

This is an exciting opportunity to establish a new immigration/asylum service at BCLC and we are seeking a highly motivated, experienced caseworker who is inspired by the opportunity to work as part of a team who are using legal solutions to improve lives in an area where many people are living with enduring poverty or disadvantage.

Terms and conditions include a 37 hour week, 28 days holiday plus 8 statutory days, and pension scheme membership.

Closing date: 10.00 am 21st of July 2017. Interviews will be held on the 26th of July.

We strive to be an equal opportunities employer.

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