We are looking for an experienced project coordinator and senior immigration advisor OISC L2 (OISC L3 desirable) or solicitor with equivalent qualification for an exciting position leading our Newham immigration advice service for migrants homeless and rough sleeping.
The post holder will manage and supervise a team of OISC level 2 immigration advisors providing specialist immigration advice and casework. This service is funded by London Borough of Newham and working in partnership with local homeless organisations.
You will hold a small caseload of cases (equivalent to two days per week) working with non-UK migrants rough sleeping because of a lack of secure immigration status and/or No Recourse to Public Funds condition. You will lead the OISC supervision for the caseworkers and volunteers under this project as well as reporting and referral coordination.
You will play a key role in coordinating this project and ensuring front line work feeds into our advocacy and campaign work.
Praxis is a dynamic, award-winning human rights charity supporting migrants in crisis or at-risk, ensuring that their essential human needs are met and that they are able to overcome the barriers they face. We work to build community, challenge exclusion and discrimination, influence policy and improve services. We played a leading role in exposing the Windrush scandal and advocate and campaign for lasting changes to policy and practice to address the root causes of the issues faced by at-risk migrants.
We are an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourage applications from those with lived experience of migration, and from diverse applicants regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital/civil partnership status, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, or pregnancy/maternity leave status.