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Care4Calais, Remote
£19,000 - £22,000 per year
An opportunity to build knowledge of the UK asylum system, gain hands-on case work experience and deliver an essential service to refugees
Posted 5 days ago Quick Apply
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High Trees Community Development Trust, London (On-site)
£35,000 - £40,000 per year
Join an exciting youth partnership based in Brixton as Manager, responsible for leading the strategic development of the partnership.
Posted 3 days ago
Closing in 4 days
King's Arms Project, Remote
£11.73 per hour
Posted 2 weeks ago
Closing in 7 days
International Rescue Committee UK, United Kingdom (On-site)
£50,000 per year
Posted today
Closing today at 23:59
Breaking Barriers, Central London (Hybrid)
£30,000 - £36,000 per year
A brand-new, stand-alone role, supporting our current and future employees through each stage of their career with us.
Posted 1 week ago Quick Apply
Asylum Support Appeals Project, Poplar (Hybrid)
£44,367 - £47,663 per year depending on experience
An ideal opportunity for a solicitor or a barrister with a strong interest in the field of human rights law to head the legal team at ASAP.
Posted 2 days ago
Migrant Voice, London (On-site)
£32,888 per year (plus 3% annual increase)
Posted 1 week ago
The Bike Project, London (On-site)
£28,000 per year
Posted 5 days ago
A B Charitable Trust, Bloomsbury (Hybrid)
£35,000 – £45,000, plus 6% pension
ABCT supports the most marginalised and excluded groups in the UK, often from communities experiencing poverty and racial inequality.
Posted 1 week ago
Closing in 7 days
Caritas Social Action Network (CSAN), South Bank (On-site)
£30,000 per year
CSAN is recruiting for a Research & Programmes Officer.
Posted 3 days ago
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Remote
£19,000 - £22,000 per year
Contract, 6 month contract, Full-time
Actively Interviewing
Job description

Our Access Team assists asylum seekers in navigating the UK asylum process by finding them specialist solicitors and working with our volunteer interpreters to help them organise their paperwork.  We currently work with 200+ legal firms around the UK, providing an invaluable service to both the asylum-seeker and the overstretched legal immigration teams.

As a member of this specialist team, you will have a diverse role helping people to manage the lengthy asylum process and using the knowledge gained from working alongside them to improve outcomes for all refugees. You’ll have the chance to gain broad experience of working in a fast paced and experienced team while meeting the ever-changing needs of those we support. So, if you thrive in a collaborative environment and are looking for a role where you can make a real difference, we want to hear from you! 

The Role  

As a Legal Access Caseworker, you’ll focus on providing outstanding support to your clients throughout the complex asylum process.

In this busy, hands-on role, you’ll gain a deep understanding of the function of the UK asylum system so we can provide the highest standards of service to those who need us most.  A key focus will be on maintaining accurate and complete records and processes and delivering high quality service to every one of our vulnerable clients. 

We are looking for people who have a genuine passion for human rights and refugee protection.  If this is you, please get in touch.

Responsibilities:

  • Attend induction, ongoing training and keep up to date with resources and procedure to ensure you can carry out the role effectively and efficiently.
  • Able to work independently and manage your time effectively, sometimes working to tight deadlines
  • Take on new cases each week, whilst also providing ongoing support to previous clients
  • Supporting asylum seekers to access legal aid lawyers, ensuring they understand the process and are informed so that they can make their own choices
  • Organised and accurate with information, with an eye for detail
  • Maintaining and updating client records
  • Sorting and organising client’s paperwork
  • Ability to use spreadsheets, Google Workspace, messaging platforms and secure databases.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate with people who do not have English as their first language, working alongside interpreters to ensure clients understand the process
  • An understanding of the traumatic experiences that our clients have been through and the emotional resilience to cope with this
  • Liaising with other professionals including lawyers and Migrant help
  • Professional and dedicated to ensure that the best interests of the clients and Care4Calais are represented at all times
  • Attend regular team meetings and contribute effectively
  • Understand the remit of the role, we do not give legal advice, we are a referral mechanism
  • Following safeguarding procedures and reporting safeguarding incidents appropriately
  • Referring clients to other teams within the organisation, when necessary
  • Keeping the legal access management team updated of any issues that may impact your ability to carry out the role effectively.
  • Maintaining communication with the management team throughout your role, available for regular check-ins to ensure the best service is provided to our clients.
  • To participate in promoting the work of the legal access team as directed by the management team

To apply please provide a covering letter outlining why you want to work for the Legal Access team, and why you think you would be suitable for this role.  Please note that applications without a covering letter will not be considered

More about Care4Calais

Care4Calais is a volunteer run charity delivering essential aid and support to refugees living in the worst conditions... Read more

Posted on: 18 May 2022
Closing date: 17 June 2022 at 23:59
Tags: Legal,Advocacy