Ilford, Greater London (Hybrid)
Stratford, Greater London
£30,837 - £33,001 per year
Permanent, Part-time, Full-time
Job description

The Refugee and Migrant Forum of Essex and London is an OISC level 3 registered charity, which provides advice to help people access justice. We are expanding our legal advice provision and looking for new advisers to join our legal team. The role gives an opportunity to assist some of the most vulnerable people in our society. The focus of the role is on supporting people who are sleeping rough to regularise their immigration status. This will include applications relating to the EUSS, and human rights applications with particular focus on long residence applications. Any application that would be eligible for legal aid such as Asylum would be supported to access that legal aid, through a dedicated project partner or by external referral after a merit’s assessment.

 

OISC Level 2/3 or Solicitor with IAAS accreditation

 

We are looking for several full time advisors but we are willing to employ on a part time basis for the right candidate

 

We will only consider applications with relevant legal experience. Qualifications needed are OISC level 2/3 or Solicitor with IAAS accreditation.

 

We particularly welcome and encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic individuals, and those who are migrants or refugees, and who have lived experience of the impact of UK immigration policy and/or of rough sleeping.

 

Salary and Benefits: £33,001 for OISC level 3/IAAS Level 2 Solicitors, £30,837 for OISC level 2 qualified candidates.

 

Contract Duration: Permanent

 

Pension scheme – Employer contribution 6%

 

Holiday entitlement: 28 days annual leave, childcare vouchers and cycle to work scheme available

 

Location: Hybrid working between working from home and Ramfel’s offices in Stratford / Ilford. We currently ask that staff spend at least 40% of their time in the office which will include occasional outreach sessions as required.

 

Hours of work and leave

The position is FULL TIME (37.5 hours we may be able to accept part time working hours for the right candidate. It is inevitable that in the nature of Ramfel's work the Immigration Advisor will occasionally exceed this. When more hours are worked, time may be taken off in lieu by arrangement with other members of the Team and with the appropriate member of management. Holiday entitlement is 28 days per annum plus bank holidays for full-time roles.​

Deadline for application

Deadline for application is Wednesday 10th August at midnight. Recruitment will take place 17th -19th August 2022.

Interview consist of an interview, followed by a written exercise (45 min).

We will only be shortlisting candidates who have submitted a CV and a cover letter explaining why they are applying for the role.

See attachment for full job description and person specification.

Application Instructions

Deadline for application is Wednesday 10th August at midnight. Recruitment will take place 17th -19th August 2022.
Interview consist of an interview, followed by a written exercise (45 min).
We will only be shortlisting candidates who have submitted a CV and a cover letter explaining why they are applying for the role.

More about Refugee and Migrant Forum of Essex and London

RAMFEL is the Refugee and Migrant Forum of Essex and London, a not for profit organisation led by the needs of the individuals and communities ... Read more

Refreshed on: 31 July 2022
Closed date: 10 August 2022 at 23:59
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